December 24, 2018

Trigger Point Articles

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There has been controversy recently about the existence and significance of trigger points.
Here are some links to articles relating to that controversy.

https://www.massagemag.com/causes-of-trigger-points-88778/

http://www.fmperplex.com/2013/02/14/travell-simons-and-cargo-cult-science/

https://blog.apsoc.org.au/2018/01/08/behold-the-mighty-trigger-point/

https://bodyinmind.org/evaluating-trigger-point/

https://www.doctorschierling.com/blog/the-latest-synopsis-of-myofascial-pain-syndromes

Bibliography – Trigger Point Resources

Trigger Point

Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction,The Trigger Point Manual (Vol. 1 & 2) – Janet Travell, M.D. and David Simons, M.D. – Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD – ISBN 0-683-08366-X (v. 1) and 0-683-08367-8 (v. 2)

The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook – Clair Davies – New Harbinger Publications, Inc. Oakland, CA ISBN 1-57224-250-7

The Frozen Shoulder Workbook – Clair Davies – New Harbinger Publications, Inc. Oakland, CA ISBN 1-57224-447X

Neil Asher Trigger Point Courses
https://www.nielasher.com/collections/nat-professional-courses/frozen-shoulder
https://www.nielasher.com/collections/nat-professional-courses/rotator-cuff

Strain Counterstrain

Jones Strain-Counterstrain – Lawrence H. Jones, D.O. with Randall Kusonose, P.T. and Ed Goering, D.O. – Jones Strain-Counterstrain, Inc., 1501 Tyrell Lane, Boise, ID 83706 – 208-343-4080 – ISBN 0-9645135-4-4

Muscle Pain Relief in 90 Seconds – Dale L. Anderson, M.D. – Chronimed Publishing, P.O. Box 59032, Minneapolis,MN 55459-9686 – ISBN 1-56561-058-X  

Ortho-Bionomy®:A Practical Manual – Kathy L. Kain with Jim Berns – North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, CA – ISBN 1-55643-250-X

Positional Release Techniques – Leon Chaitow – Elsevier Ltd. – ISBN #978-0-7020-5111-1

Video Resources

Sports Massage DVD with Dr. James Mally  www.abundanthealth.com

Massage Technique Library  https://massagelibrary.com/category/sports-massage-dvd/trigger-point-and-counterstrain/