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Trigger Point Therapy - Treating The Hamstrings

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  Treating Hamstring Tightness and Trigger Points     The hamstrings are amongst the most overworked muscles in the body There's a common myth that hamstring injuries are the domain of athletes and don't generally affect the rest of us. The reality is that even standing upright requires continuous performance from these muscles, making them prone to develop active trigger points. This in turn may often lead to many other painful disorders, including lower-back, hip, thigh, and knee pain. Muscle Imbalance  When one muscle group is much stronger than its opposing muscle group, the imbalance can lead to the development of trigger points,...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

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Vacuum Cupping - General Shoulder Sequence     Rotator cuff tendinitis results from the irritation and inflammation of the tendons of the rotator cuff muscles in the area underlying the acromion The condition is sometimes known as pitcher’s shoulder though it is a common injury in all sports requiring overhead arm movements, including tennis, volleyball, swimming and weightlifting.         Cause of injury Inflammation of the rotator cuff tendons from tennis, baseball, swimming etc. Irritation of the subacromial bursa of the rotator cuff causing inflammation and swelling in the subacromial space. Pre-existing disposition including anatomical irregularity. Signs and symptoms...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Treating Plantar Heel Pain

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  Vacuum Cupping - Treating Plantar Fasciitis   Study provides evidence that trigger point therapy improves the outcome for patients with plantar heel pain Whilst it's certainly true that we still know comparatively little about trigger points, there is a lot that we do know as a result of an ever growing body of research. In today's blog we summarize a research study that was completed in 2011 and which looked specifically at the treatment of plantar fasciitis. This particular study is extremely useful as the results confirm the effectiveness of trigger point therapy combined with self-stretching, according to a protocol...

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