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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 - Shoulder Impingement

Posted by Arnold Fomo on

John Gibbons - Techniques for treating shoulder impingement   Rotator cuff (or shoulder) impingement syndrome is a very common cause of shoulder pain and can be a precursor to tendonitis or a more serious tear in the rotator cuff A shoulder impingement occurs when the tendons of the rotator cuff become impinged as they pass through the narrow bony space called the subacromial space within the shoulder joint. The impingement, or restriction, irritates the tendons causing inflammation and pain. As the inflammation causes swelling of the tendons, the restriction increases, and so too does the rubbing and pain in the...

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Taping Trigger Points - Infraspinatus

Posted by Arnold Fomo on

  Taping technique for Infraspinatus - Stuart Hinds     Through his years working with Olympic athletes, Stuart Hinds has developed unique trigger point taping techniques which are simple, safe, and incredibly effective. We all know how effective treating myofascial trigger points can be to alleviating pain, dysfunction and help  improve function, especially with athletes. But did you know that you can keep the treatment process going, long after your clients leave your clinics? Over years working with Olympic athletes, Stuart Hinds has developed unique trigger point taping techniques which are simple, safe, and incredibly effective. The techniques utilize kinesiology tape...

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