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Trigger Point Therapy - Subacromial Impingement

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Subacromial impingement syndrome is the most common shoulder complaint in orthopedic clinics (44–65%) and the most frequent cause of shoulder pain in over-arm athletes.

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Taping for Trigger Points - The Trapezius

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   Treating Trigger Points in the Trapezius   Trigger Point Therapy - Where to Start?   Research supports the use of taping as a treatment aid in managing shoulder impingement problems Subacromial impingement syndrome is the most common shoulder complaint in orthopedic clinics (44–65%) and the most frequent cause of shoulder pain in over-arm athletes. Many factors, such as trigger points, anatomic morphology, overuse, and instability of the glenohumeral joint, have been shown to contribute to the occurrence of the subacromial impingement. In addition, the role of the scapular controlling the impingement problems of the overarm athletes has aroused major interests after the Kibler’s...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Shoulder Impingement

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John Gibbons - Techniques for treating shoulder impingement   Rotator cuff (or shoulder) impingement syndrome is a very common cause of shoulder pain and can be a precursor to tendonitis or a more serious tear in the rotator cuff A shoulder impingement occurs when the tendons of the rotator cuff become impinged as they pass through the narrow bony space called the subacromial space within the shoulder joint. The impingement, or restriction, irritates the tendons causing inflammation and pain. As the inflammation causes swelling of the tendons, the restriction increases, and so too does the rubbing and pain in the...

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