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Common Overuse Injuries - Tennis Elbow

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Kinesio Taping for "Tennis Elbow" following Trigger Point Therapy    Taping for Trigger Points   Tennis elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis), is the most common elbow overuse injury in the adult population The Tennis Elbow condition causes the bony prominence on the outside of the elbow to become tender and sore. In the more severe cases, the pain may become debilitating. This condition is usually related to strain or overuse of the muscles attaching to the lateral epicondyle of the humerus or, less frequently, a direct trauma. Typically, the extensor muscles of the forearm, which extend and straighten the wrist, become strained...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Taping for Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Pain

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  Taping for Plantar Fasciitis - Stuart Hinds   Trigger Point Therapy Online Master Course Taping for Trigger Points    One of the most common diagnosis of chronic heel pain is plantar fasciitis The plantar fascia runs across the bottom of the foot and connects the heel bone to the toes. This thick band of tissue can become inflamed causing a sharp pain, most commonly felt when the client stands first thing in the morning  In most cases, the pain subsides once the foot limbers up but then returns after long periods of standing or getting up after having been sitting with the weight off...

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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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Trigger Point Therapy - Levator Scapulae Taping Procedure

Posted by Julian Knight on

  Taping for Trigger Points - Levator Scapulae. Kinesio taping is commonly used by therapists following direct treatment to trigger points (massage, compression, dry needling).   Levator Scapulae The levator scapulae is deep to the SCM and the trapezius. It is named after its action of elevating the scapula. It also helps bend the neck laterally. Trigger points in the levator scapulae typically refer pain in a triangular pattern from the top of the scapula to the nape of the neck. In some cases pain will also refer slightly to the medial border of the scapula and the posterior of the...

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Trigger Point therapy - Taping Technique for Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

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Stuart Hinds - Taping Technique for Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome     PFPS pain is common amongst athletes and those who regularly participate in running and sport  Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) typically occurs when the patella rubs on the femur bone underneath. Many experts believe that incorrect tracking or rubbing of the patella over the femur bone is a significant factor and that this results in damage or irritation of the articular cartilage beneath the patella. Common Causes Whilst PFPS can have a number of causes, damage to the cartilage itself cannot directly cause pain because there are no blood vessels or nerves involved. However...

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