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Trigger Points

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Trigger points are areas of dysfunctional muscle tissue that are painful when touched and contribute to muscle shortening. They are most common in sternocleidomastoid, upper trapezius, levator scapulae, infraspinatus, thoracolumbar paraspinals, quadratus lumborum, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. They are interesting because when treated they…

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Backward Walking

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Is backwards the new forwards? Backward walking has been around for a while as a rehab tool and we have found it very effective for helping knee, hip and lower back injuries. Because it forces the muscles in the lower body to work in a…

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