Performance Therapy

Trigger Point Release - Biceps/Pec Minor Muscle Strain

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Trigger Point Release - Biceps/Pec Minor Muscle Strain

Stuart Hinds demonstrates some techniques for treating biceps brachii and pectoral pain.   Bicipital Tendinitis Bicipital tendinitis is a condition caused by irritation and inflammation to the biceps brachii, a tendon that lies on the front of the shoulder and allows elbow flexion and supination of the forearm. Overuse of the biceps brachii can result in inflammation and irritation of the tendon of the long head of biceps occurs as it moves up and down in the intertubercular (bicipital) groove of the humerus. Inflammation can be to the tendon itself or to the tendon sheath or paratenons. This condition is commonly...

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Trigger Point Therapy for Tennis Elbow

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Trigger Point Therapy for Tennis Elbow

Lateral Epicondylalgia (LE), or 'Tennis Elbow' is more common than Medial Epicondylalgia ('Golfer's Elbow') by a ratio of 9:1, and although it's mostly referred to as Lateral Epicondylitis, LE is NOT generally an inflammatory condition. In this video, Stuart Hinds demonstrates a trigger point release technique for the triceps.

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When Stretching is Not Enough: Treating Hypertonic Muscles in Athletes

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When Stretching is Not Enough: Treating Hypertonic Muscles in Athletes

Treating hypertonic muscles in athletes is a vital step in helping to avoid the development of trigger points. The demands that an athlete puts on his or her body during the endless hours of training and competing can lead to ongoing hypertonicity that builds up in their muscles. In this video, Stuart Hinds demonstrates a soft-tissue approach to treating muscle hypertonicity.

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Trigger Point Therapy for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

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Trigger Point Therapy for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is a frequently overlooked peripheral nerve compression or tension event that is often difficult to diagnose. It occurs when nerves and/or blood vessels become compressed in their passageway through the thoracic outlet which sits between your collarbone and first rib. In this video, Stuart Hinds demonstrates assessment and treatment of interface restrictions in Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS).

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Vacuum Cupping for Lateral Elbow Pain

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Vacuum Cupping for Lateral Elbow Pain

Trigger points are really common in the elbow and forearm muscles; this may be connected to our increasingly sedentary and technology-based lifestyles. In this video, Stuart Hinds Demonstrates the Vacuum Cupping Technique for Lateral Elbow Pain.

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