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Trigger Point Therapy - Understanding and Treating Multifidus

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  Multifidus Trigger Points Explained        Treating Lower Back Pain - Online Course     The role of the multifidus in producing an extension force is essential to the stability of the lumbar spine The multifidus is the most medial of the lumbar back muscles, and its fibers converge near the lumbar spinous processes to an attachment known as the mammillary process. The fibers radiate inferiorly, passing to the transverse processes of the vertebrae that lie two, three, four, and five levels below. Those fibers that extend below the level of the last lumbar vertebra (L5) anchor to the...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Multifidus / Rotatores

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  Treating Trigger Points in Multifidi - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner     Trigger Points in Multifidi may be the cause of a high percentage of back pain, and may increase the chance of back injuries occurring The multifidus muscles help to take pressure off the vertebral discs so that our body weight can be well distributed along the spine. These muscles are a major contributor to neuromuscular efficiency of the “core.” The superficial muscle group keeps our spine straight while the deep muscle group contributes significantly to the stability of our spine. These two groups of multifidus muscles are recruited during...

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