Performance Therapy — Trigger Point Therapy

Trigger Point Therapy for the Hip Adductors

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Trigger Point Therapy for the Hip Adductors

In this video, Stuart Hinds demonstrates his Trigger Point Therapy technique for treating the hip adductors. Indications include deep pain/tenderness in the medial thigh, hip/leg stiffness on abduction, groin strain, post hip- replacement/fracture rehabilitation, and osteoarthritis of the hip, among others. Learning to treat these trigger points effectively can be so valuable to your professional practice. 

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Trigger Point Therapy for Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

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Trigger Point Therapy for Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is generally understood to be a condition that is caused by compression of the ulnar nerve, often by connective tissue or bone. However, it may also be caused functionally with the development of active trigger points in the triceps, flexor carpi radialis and ulnaris muscles. In this video, Stuart Hinds demonstrates the Trigger Point Therapy technique for treating Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. 

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Trigger Point Therapy for Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)

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Trigger Point Therapy for Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)

Stuart Hinds demonstrates the Ober's Test for assessment and a trigger point therapy treatment sequence for ITBS, or 'Runner's Knee'. There are no "magic cures" for ITB Syndrome but in most cases, trigger point therapy can have profound effects!

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Therapeutic Massage for Winged Scapula

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Therapeutic Massage for Winged Scapula

'Winged scapula' is a problem that affects a small but diverse section of the population. Some mild cases may produce no symptoms but more severe cases may be very painful and there can be a significant loss of movement and control over the shoulder. In this video, Stuart Hinds demonstrates passive/positional release massage techniques for the pectoralis muscles.

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Taping for Trigger Points in the TFL

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Taping for Trigger Points in the TFL

TFL (tensor fasciae latae) trigger points are associated with a wide range of common hip and knee dysfunction are often encountered in a highly resistant form. Pain is also commonly referred down the lateral thigh and to the knee. In many cases, the pain will be referred to the knee only. In this video, Stuart Hinds demonstrates the taping technique used to address TFL trigger points. 

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