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Trigger Point Therapy - NAT for Horses?

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Andy Eckley - TP Therapist, and Equine Therapist      Andy Eckley is a trigger point therapist and equine therapist who has a private practice in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire in the north of England. Andy is certified in a number of NAT techniques, and has successfully adapted the NAT frozen shoulder technique for the treatment of horses. In addition to his practice, Andy works with vets and massage therapists in various countries in Europe. He teaches professionals who work with horses to better detect and treat pain in the animals. As a soft tissue therapist and equine therapist, Andy believes...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

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  Frozen Shoulder - Quick Facts   "Even simple tasks like putting on a coat became increasingly difficult" We often like to write about clients who have been successfully treated with trigger point techniques, especially those who come to us more out of desperation than any true belief or understanding of the treatment. Today's blog has an added twist, in that the client in question is Vivienne Parry OBE, an extremely highly regarded science correspondent. Vivienne is well known in the United Kingdom as the presenter of BBC TV's science programs Tomorrow's World and Panorama. Vivienne is also currently employed as head of...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Where to Start?

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      About NAT Home-Study Courses NAT courses are designed to provide continued education for qualified therapists, healthcare workers, and exercise professionals. Whether you are new to trigger points, or have been working with TrPt's for years, NAT courses provide you with the latest evidence-based treatment techniques and advanced learning materials from some of the worlds leading manual therapists. Each course is fully illustrated, easy to study, and designed to deliver practical knowledge that you can apply immediately in your practice. NAT Certification and Continued Education Credits NAT learning credits are applied to each course. By completing the required...

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Using Your Elbow to Treat Trigger Points

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   Simeon Asher - Using Elbows to Treat Trigger Points   Trigger Points - Don't be scared to use your elbow! I've been using my elbows to treat trigger points for over 20 years. As a young osteopath, I was fortunate to be mentored by some wonderful trigger point therapists, who taught me, over time, to hone the use my elbows - and eventually to the point where I use my elbows in just about every trigger point treatment. This is not to suggest that using your elbows is a "must" for trigger point therapy - I work daily with therapists...

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My Journey with NAT - Michael Coffee

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  Michael Coffee, Massage Therapist, NAT, Nationally Certified with NCBTMB - Michael seen here presenting his trigger point techniques at the 33rd Annual NAMTPT conference, Chicago, October 27, 2017   NAT has had a tremendous impact on my mother’s RSD .... and on my career! My first patient was my mother,” explains Michael Coffee, an NAT masters certified massage therapist from Colorado. Michael’s mother developed Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSD), when he was 7 years old. She was in such severe pain that he couldn’t even hug her, so he went out and bought a book on massage hoping to...

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