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Trigger Point Therapy - Golfer's Elbow

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  How to Apply Stretching, Ice, and Heat Following Treatment for Triceps Trigger Points - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner   Studies have shown that pain on the medial epicondyle (Golfer’s Elbow) is about twice as common in men than women Golfer’s Elbow (medial epicondylitis) is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the tendons that connect the elbow to the forearm. It occurs around the bony bump on the inner side of your elbow. The pain may also be felt into the forearm and wrist. Golfer’s Elbow will usually develop as a result of overuse of the muscles in the forearm...

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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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Treating Trigger Points - Triceps Brachii

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  Treating Triceps Trigger Points - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner   Notes to the Video Above: The triceps brachii assists deceleration of flexion at the glenohumeral joint and the elbow joint. The radial nerve can often become irritated by contracture or spasm of the lateral aspect of this muscle. Clients will often present with pain in the neck and upper trapezius. Other symptoms can lead to a misdiagnosis of pain felt in the elbow and triceps brachii as tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow. Active trigger points in the triceps can make it difficult to extend the arm at the elbow. Clients often state that they...

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Treating Lateral Elbow Pain

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  Trigger Point Therapy - Dry Needling / Medical Acupuncture for treating lateral elbow pain   Lateral Elbow Pain is Often Associated with Trigger Points  Trigger points are really common in the elbow and forearm muscles; this may well be connected to our increased sedentary and technology-based lifestyles. Needless to say, as hands-on therapists, we too often get tense and stiff forearm muscles. Why trigger points? Our body tries to protect us. It wants the trauma to heal and often “switches-of” around “damaged tissue.” Trigger points are a key part of this protect-and-defend mechanism. However, if a problem isn t managed...

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How To Treat Golfer's Elbow

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  Treating Trigger Points in the Wrist Flexors - Golfer's Elbow   Golfer’s elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is a form of tendinitis similar to tennis elbow Golfing is one of many root causes of the condition, which in reality can occur from any activity where there is overuse of the muscles and tendons of the forearm. Whilst the symptoms including pain at the elbow may be similar to tennis elbow, in the case of golfer’s elbow the pain and inflammation are experienced at the inside - medial side - of the joint. The medial epicondyle is a bony prominence on the inside of...

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