Trigger points

HideShow resource information
View mindmap
  • Trigger points
    • ....
      • A latent trigger point does not refer pain actively but may do when pressure is applied.
    • Treatment
      • Spray + stretch
      • Corticosteroid injection
      • Botox
      • Acupunture
      • Ultrasound
      • Stretching
      • Massage
    • Compressions
      • Thumb, heel, fist or elbow
      • Pressure for 8-10 seconds
      • Pain scale- 7/10
      • Results
        • Hypertonic muscles soften + lengthen
        • ROM increases
        • Muscles flushed with  interstitial flow
  • An active trigger point actively refer pain locally or to another location.
    • ....
      • A latent trigger point does not refer pain actively but may do when pressure is applied.
  • Causes
    • Acute strain or trauma
    • Chronic overload
    • Poor posture
    • Trigger points
      • Treatment
        • Spray + stretch
        • Corticosteroid injection
        • Botox
        • Acupunture
        • Ultrasound
        • Stretching
        • Massage
      • Compressions
        • Thumb, heel, fist or elbow
        • Pressure for 8-10 seconds
        • Pain scale- 7/10
        • Results
          • Hypertonic muscles soften + lengthen
          • ROM increases
          • Muscles flushed with  interstitial flow
    • Joint injury
    • Surgical scars
  • Myofascial/ referred pain usually eliminated

    Comments

    No comments have yet been made

    Similar Other resources:

    See all Other resources »See all Sports massage resources »