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Pronator Teres - Static Cupping

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Treating Pronator Teres Trigger Points - Static Cupping     Cupping Set + Online Course + Certification   Treating Pronator Teres Trigger Points Trigger Points in Pronator Teres are a common cause of elbow, forearm and wrist pain, and stiffness. Both vacuum and static cupping techniques are increasingly used by therapists in conjunction with massage and compression, to treat these trigger points.  Origin Humeral head: lower third of medial supracondylar ridge and common flexor origin on anterior aspect of medial epicondyle of humerus. Ulnar head: medial border of coronoid process of ulna. Insertion Mid-lateral surface of radius (pronator tuberosity).  ...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

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  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Overview     Early recognition and effective action has a significant impact on recovery time CTS is a terribly debilitating and frustrating condition and although we do see more and more referrals from medical doctors, it is a sad fact that many MD's simply have no idea of how effective trigger point and other therapies can be for relieving the symptoms of CTS and many other common RSI conditions. Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) The term RSI is generally considered an umbrella term for a number of upper limb disorders. There has been a massive increase...

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How to Differentiate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome from Myofascial Pain?

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  Testing for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome   Elbow and Wrist Course   Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a progressive affliction which may be caused by direct trauma or repetitive overuse resulting in compression of the median nerve at the wrist The condition is three times more likely to affect women, largely due to occupational tasks such as keyboard work. Pregnancy and diabetes are also risk factors. The carpal tunnel surrounds the median nerve and flexor muscle tendons in their tendon sheaths as they pass from the forearm to the hand. Raised pressure in the tunnel may occur as a result...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Self Help)

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Carpal Tunnel - Taping may help provide relief and aid the healing process   CTS can usually be treated with manual therapy and self managed care The carpal tunnel is located on the palm side of your wrist. Its main role is to protect the most important nerve to your hand and the nine tendons that help bend your fingers. When this nerve is compressed, it causes numbness, tingling and eventually hand weakness. Various factors can contribute to the development of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome including the anatomy of your wrist, underlying health problems, and patterns of repetitive hand use.  ...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Wrist Extensors

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  Treating Trigger Points in the Wrist Extensors   Trigger Point Therapy Courses - Save 50%   Trigger points in the wrist extensor muscles are incredibly common and typically manifest as a reaction to "repetitive strain" Trigger points in the wrist extensor muscles are incredibly common and are often related to repetitive strain injuries, primarily associated with gripping (tennis rackets, golf clubs, tools, etc). In some cases, these trigger points (left untreated) may be the cause of more complex injuries. An example of this is a situation that we often see with long-distance drivers. In these cases, the trigger points evolve...

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