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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

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    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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Trigger Point Therapy - Treating the Iliopsoas Group

Posted by Graeme Turofsky on

   How to Find and Treat Psoas Trigger Points    This muscle group lies deep in the abdominal cavity, and is too often overlooked Trigger points in the iliopsoas frequently contribute to low back pain cases, and often need to be released to effect a complete and lasting resolution of these cases.     Psoas Trigger Points - Common Sites     Anatomy The psoas major and iliacus are considered part of the posterior abdominal wall because of their position and cushioning role for the abdominal viscera. However, based on their action of flexing the hip joint, it would also be relevant to place...

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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome - Sports Massage Therapy

Posted by Judith Winer on

Treating Cubital Tunnel Syndrome     Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is sometimes known as “funny bone” syndrome, but there is nothing funny about a traumatized Ulnar nerve The Ulnar nerve is one of the three key nerves supplying sensation and power to the arm, wrist, and hand. The Ulnar Nerve is positioned in a slightly vulnerable position in the Cubital Fossa, where it can become traumatized; even sitting and leaning elbows on armrests or a desk can be enough to do this.   Any intense physical activity that adds pressure to the nerve can cause CTS, sometimes including abnormal bone...

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Tennis Elbow - How To Find Trigger Points

Posted by Julian Knight on

  Elbow and Wrist Pain - How To Find Trigger Points     Lateral Elbow Pain is Often Associated with Trigger Points in the Wrist Extensor Muscles  Trigger points are really common in the elbow and forearm muscles; this may well be connected to our increased sedentary and technology-based lifestyles. Needless to say, as hands-on therapists, we too often get tense and stiff forearm muscles. Why trigger points? Our body tries to protect us. It wants the trauma to heal and often “switches-of” around “damaged tissue.” Trigger points are a key part of this protect-and-defend mechanism. However, if a problem...

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