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The Unique Trigger Point - Vastus Medialis

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  Dr. Jonathan Kuttner - recipient of the NAMTPT Lifetime Award for Contribution to Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy       Notes for the above video:   The quadriceps muscles have a significant impact on pelvic rotation (anterior), kneecap tracking, and knee positioning. Shortness of the quadriceps can ultimately influence head and neck positioning, cause knee pain, and affect foot and ankle movement. Eccentric contraction decelerates knee flexion, adduction, and internal rotation during heel-strike of the gait cycle. The rectus femoris eccentrically decelerates hip extension and knee flexion during gait. The inter-relationship of all the quadriceps muscles provides dynamic stability...

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