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Trigger Point Release - Infraspinatus

Posted by Christopher Hamze on

Muscle Energy Stretching Technique - Infraspinatus   The infraspinatus muscle is member of the rotator cuff group, which comprises the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis The rotator cuff helps hold the head of the humerus in contact with the glenoid cavity (fossa, socket) of the scapula during movements of the shoulder, thus helping to prevent dislocation of the joint.     ORIGIN Infraspinous fossa of scapula. INSERTION Middle facet on greater tubercle of humerus. Capsule of shoulder joint. ACTION As a rotator cuff muscle, helps prevent posterior dislocation of shoulder joint. Laterally rotates humerus. Antagonists: subscapularis, pectoralis major, latissimus...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Taping for Elbow Injuries

Posted by Julian Knight on

Taping for Lateral Elbow Injuries - Stuart Hinds   Taping techniques are increasingly performed after trigger point therapy sessions to help “unload” the treated muscle The use of taping has become increasingly common as an adjunct to manual therapy, and trigger point therapy offers a number of excellent opportunities to exploit the benefits of taping. Like so many manual therapy techniques, there is simply too little research to make a strong case one way or another for the benefits of taping. However, most therapists who use taping will tell you that it is often extremely effective as a method of providing support to...

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Posture Muscles - Awesome Stretches for Neck and Shoulders!

Posted by Julian Knight on

  Neck Pain and Stiffness is often associated with active Trigger Points in the Scalenes Muscles and is relieved when these are released   The more time spent with a forward head posture, the more likely it is that one will develop neck and shoulder problems Most neck pain that is not caused by whiplash or other trauma has a postural component as part of the underlying problem. Sitting atop the body, the health of the neck is subject to the curvature of the spine and the position of the head above.Neck pain is often associated with trigger points, and these...

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Positional Release Technique - Trigger Point Therapy

Posted by Judith Winer on

    Paul Townley PT Paul holds a Masters Degree (MSc) in Neuromusculoskeletal medicine, and is a member of the Manipulative Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and the International Federation of Manipulative Therapy.Paul is qualified as an ESP (Extended Scope Practitioner) and a university lecturer and teacher in the United Kingdom.In a career spanning more than two decades Paul has worked with elite athletes (including Physiotherapist for Crystal Palace FC - EPL) and has provided specialist physiotherapy services and consultancy to the military.    Links on this website More articles about trigger points Dry Needling for Trigger Points NAT Professional Courses...

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Sinus Drainage Massage - How to Treat Sinus Pressure and Blockage

Posted by Judith Winer on

    Links on this website More articles about treating headache More articles about treating TMJ More articles about trigger points More articles about Treating Migraine Dry Needling for Trigger Points NAT Professional Courses Certify as a Trigger Point Therapist Visit Online Store  NAT Education Membership Plans - $19.95/monthly   About NAT Courses As a manual therapist or exercise professional, there is only one way to expand your business - education! Learning more skills increases the services that you offer and provides more opportunity for specialization. Every NAT course is designed to build on what you already know, to empower...

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