I would like to share a 5 minute Self-Applied Trigger Point Therapy routine that I use in my daily practice to prevent overuse pain complaints in my wrist and hands. On long days at the practice, I like to perform this maintenance protocol at least once. I hope you will find it useful. Step 1: [...]
Archives for Clinical Procedures
Dr. Laura Perry details an eleven-step outline of the clinical process she employs in her Trigger Point Therapy Practice. Topics covered include; scheduling appointments with new clients, using a Client Information and Pain Questionnaire form, tips for protocol execution, and following up with a client.
Should a therapist use heat or cold in addressing their client’s trigger points? To answer that question, we first need to understand the effects that heat and cold applications have on the body. Heat/Cold Modalities and Local Circulation Both modalities act primarily to affect local circulation in the tissues. The application of a hot pack [...]