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use of spray & stretch technique by LMTs

i've been using the spray and stretch technique this year with excellent results in myofascial trigger point cases of acute pain, short app…

Started by Jeff Sims

8 Jun 24, 2012
Reply by Laura Garza

Trigger Points, easily eliminated

I can release trigger points anywhere on the body in 20 seconds with only finger tip pressure. Ive said it so many times.. No one believes…

Started by Gordon J. Wallis

13 Dec 7, 2011
Reply by Shawnda Kettles

Observing breathing pattern disorders in the most chronic TP affected client.

My observation is those that are belly breathers are the worst. Do you do any diaphram release work and give corrective breathing advice? i…

Started by Stephen Jeffrey

1 Nov 4, 2011
Reply by Dr. Ross Turchaninov

Follow up to the trigger point article

We observed so many misunderstanding in regard to trigger points and trigger point therapy that we decided to address them all at the same…

Started by Dr. Ross Turchaninov

0 Oct 26, 2011

Best Trigger Point Book

What book have you guys found is the best for trigger points? Explaining techniques and specific trigger points and pictures of where they…

Started by Trina Throckmorton

10 Oct 12, 2011
Reply by Brenda Rowell

Initial evaluation is a “must do “ step for successful treatment outcomes.

Initial evaluation is a “must do “ step for successful treatment outcomes.   Some of us believe that ”techniques“ are the more important co…

Started by Boris Prilutsky

0 Sep 19, 2011

Bonnie Prudden's Class

I was told by another former co-worker (LMP) that Bonnie Prudden's classes are amazing. That she has pioneered her own method for myofascia…

Started by Trina Throckmorton

2 Sep 3, 2011
Reply by Gordon J. Wallis

Do we still need to press on individual points?

The basic idea of pressing on points (trigger, tender, acu, whatever) has been around for a LONG time. We have a zillion modalities that us…

Started by Jason Erickson

18 Jun 25, 2011
Reply by Gordon J. Wallis

Who are your clientel for triggerpoint work. Fibromyalgia, Thoracic Outlet syndrome, Migraine ect ect?

Hi all, I would like to know if you are working with TPs involved with medical conditions. Do you have favourite techniques.Do you work in…

Started by Stephen Jeffrey

7 Apr 17, 2011
Reply by Gordon J. Wallis


I am interested in conducting a survey of MT's who treat trigger points. Please contact me via e-mail at if you…

Started by John Whitman, LMT

0 Nov 1, 2010


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