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Treating Trigger Points - Triceps Brachii

Posted by Dr. Jonathan Kuttner on

  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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5 Awesome Stretches for Wrist and Elbow Pain

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  Trigger Point Therapy - Stretching the Triceps    Elbow and Wrist - Online Course   Myofascial Trigger Points (MTPs) are ubiquitous, and myofascial pain affects as much as 85% of the population at some time in their life The impact of myofascial pain on health can be severe as patients not only suffer from pain and loss of function, but also from impaired mood and decreased quality of life. Elbow and wrist pain are common, and may often be associated with trigger points in the muscles of the upper arm, lower arm, and shoulder. Stretching alone is unlikely to...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Treating the Triceps

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    Triceps Trigger Points and Elbow Pain - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner   Pain referring from triceps trigger points can be felt in the neck, upper trapezius, deltoids, upper arm and the elbow. Along with its “little helper,” anconeus, the triceps brachii assists deceleration of flexion at the glenohumeral joint and the elbow joint. The radial nerve can be irritated by contracture or spasm of the lateral aspect of this muscle. Other symptoms can lead to a misdiagnosis of pain felt in the elbow and triceps brachii as tennis elbow, although there is often a connection.  Triceps trigger points are...

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