Performance Therapy

Five Stretches for Frozen Shoulder

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Five Stretches for Frozen Shoulder

The 'Freezing Stage' (Phase One) of a frozen shoulder is a crucial time for starting a gentle stretching regimen. Gentle is the operative wordYour shoulder is likely to be very inflamed at the beginning of this phase but gently stretching the capsule three times per day for five minutes can help stop the adhesions getting too tight.

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Taping for Levator Scapulae

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Taping for Levator Scapulae

Stuart Hinds demonstrates the taping technique for Levator Scapulae trigger points. 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.

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Sports Massage for the Hip: Part Three

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Sports Massage for the Hip: Part Three

  Stuart Hinds presents Sports Massage for the Hip     Sports Massage for the Hip: Part One Sports Massage for the Hip: Part Two   Notes for the video above Trigger points in any of these muscles will reduce their efficiency so it is worth checking the muscles individually for taut bands. Remember that posture, ageing and other health issues may also influence trigger point formation and location. Remember to also look at the trigger point pain maps and the anatomy before you start. Sometimes the referred pain is in a distal location to the muscle. If you can find a taut band...

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Sports Massage for the Hip: Part One

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Sports Massage for the Hip: Part One

Part One of a Three-Part video series, Sports Massage for the Hip, presented by Stuart Hinds. Trigger points in any of these muscles will reduce their efficiency so it is worth checking the muscles individually for taut bands.

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Sports Massage for the Hip: Part Two

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Sports Massage for the Hip: Part Two

Stuart Hinds demonstrates sports massage for the hip. Trigger points in any of these muscles will reduce their efficiency so it is worth checking the muscles individually for taut bands. Remember that posture, ageing and other health issues may also influence trigger point formation and location.

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