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Treating Plantaris | Trigger Point Release | Knee Pain | Calf Pain | Foot Pain

Posted by Judith Winer on

        Trigger points in Plantaris are often associated with "unexplained" pain at the back of the knee    Trigger Points and Knee Pain - Overview          Any therapist experienced in treating trigger points will tell you that it's amazing how often a little bit of trigger point knowledge can help identify the cause of "unexplained" pain. A good example is clients who come to us with pain in the back of the knee, sometimes radiating to the back of the calf, and in a few cases radiating all the way down to the big toe....

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Trigger Point Therapy | Tibialis Anterior | Anatomy

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Trigger Point Release | Shoulder Pain | Rhomboids

Posted by Judith Winer on

Trigger points in the Rhomboid muscles will typically cause pain around the scapula and in the area between the scapula and the spine         Assessing Scapula Pain and Treating Trigger Points in the Rhomboids - Paul Townley     Trigger Points in the Rhomboids are often associated with chronic poor posture [Greek rhomboiedes, parallelogram- shaped with oblique angles (and only the opposite sides equal); Latin minor, smaller; major, larger] Generally referred to as the rhomboids, these are actually two muscles (major and minor).  The rhomboid minor is smaller than the major and sits immediately above the rhomboid major....

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Treating Trigger Points in the Serratus Anterior

Posted by Judith Winer on

Serratus Anterior Muscle     How to Locate and Treat Trigger Points in the Serratus Anterior     The Serratus Anterior Pain is Often Mistaken for C8 Nerve Problems Actions will change, depending on the origin or insertion being fixed. With the arm static, movement occurs at the ribcage, accelerating or decelerating the ribs as required (e.g. forced exhalation). Pain will be experienced on the side of the ribcage, traveling into the armpit and posteriorly to the medial aspect of the inferior angle of the scapula. Pain is often mistaken for C8 nerve problems, as pain is referred down the...

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Trigger Point Therapy | Treating the Scalenes | Release Techniques

Posted by Judith Winer on

Scalenes - Common Trigger Point Sites       Treating Scalenes trigger points can bring fast relief for some common painful disorders  Treating Scalenes Trigger Points - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner        The scalenes are a complex group of muscles with varying muscle fiber lengths, and therefore demonstrate the potential for many trigger points Trigger points in the scalenes are associated with a number of upper body complaints and can also refer pain along the whole length of the arm down to the thumb and index fingers. Some therapists are slightly afraid to work on trigger points in the scalenes...

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