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Trigger Point Formation and Posture

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    Alexander Technique and Trigger Points - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner   Trigger Point Therapy - Where to Start? NAT Online Certification Courses   Poor posture is a powerful “activator and perpetuator” of myofascial trigger points All muscles contain a blend of type 1 and type 2 fibers (Janda 2005; Lewit 1999). This has a direct correlation with how chronic symptoms might develop if left untreated. Type 1 fibers are postural and tend to respond to stress or overuse by shortening and becoming hypertonic. A trigger point in a muscle with a high percentage of type 1 fibers may often...

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