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Trigger Point Therapy - Tensor Fasciae Latae (TFL)

Posted by Judith Winer on

  Treating TFL Trigger Points - Stuart Hinds       TFL Trigger Points - Pain can refer midway down the lateral thigh and will often radiate to the knee The tensor fasciae latae (TFL) is a vitally important structure in providing stability through the knee and pelvis. This muscle is a junction for several chains, including the spiral and lateral chains. The anteromedial fibers are responsible for flexion of the thigh, while the posterolateral fibers provide stability to the knee. The tensor fasciae latae assists various muscles, including the gluteus medius and minimus, rectus femoris, iliopsoas, pectineus, and sartorius. Pain from...

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How to Stretch for the IT Band

Posted by Julian Knight on

Stretching for the IT Band Post Play/Workout     The soft tissue structure of the ITB has been shown through research not to change in length by even 1% using almost one ton of pressure I consider the following MET an appropriate procedure to be included within a treatment plan, as I feel that it will assist in some way to alter the “tone” of the TFL muscle, rather than altering the length of the connective tissue component, i.e. the ITB. It makes a lot more sense to me to use the PIR effect of METs on the TFL muscle,...

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Effective Cupping for ITB

Posted by Arnold Fomo on

   ITB Syndrome - Vacuum Cupping Treatment   Links Find a Trigger Point Professional in your area More Articles About Hip Pain ITB Syndrome Trigger Point Therapy - Cupping Course Corrective Exercises for Hip and Shoulder Treating Hip Pain and Dysfunction NAT Professional Courses Certify as a Trigger Point Therapist Membership            

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