Hands-On Trigger Point Final

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mandelyn
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Hands-On Trigger Point Final
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2013-11-11 21:52:29
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Trigger Point UCMT
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Muscles that are fair game on hands-on final
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  1. Where is trapezius located?
    point to upper neck/back region
  2. Where is subscapularis located?
    between the ribs and scapula
  3. Where is sternocleidomastoid located?
    point to ropey muscle on front of neck
  4. Where is vastus lateralis located?
    point to lateral side of thigh from hip to knee joint
  5. Where is quadratus lumborum located?
    point to low back region
  6. Where is gastrocnemius located?
    point to posterior crus (most superficial muscle)
  7. Where is piriformis located?
    gluteal region (you must bend knee and rotate leg to access this muscle)
  8. What is the complete pain referral zone for trapezius?
    • temporal region
    • behind the eye
    • mastoid process
    • occiput
    • posterior neck
    • posterior shoulder
    • between shoulder blades
  9. What is the complete pain referral zone for subscapularis?
    • posterior shoulder
    • medial triceps
    • posterior wrist
  10. What is the complete pain referral zone for sternocleidomastoid?
    • cheek bones
    • eyes
    • front of head
    • top of head
    • back of head
    • temporal region
  11. What is the complete pain referral zone for vastus lateralis?
    • lateral hip
    • lateral thigh
    • lateral knee
  12. What is the complete pain referral zone for quadratus lumborum?
    • iliac area
    • SI joint
    • ischial tuberosity
    • greater trochanter
  13. What is the complete pain referral zone for gastrocnemius?
    • posterior crus
    • posterior knee
    • medial bottom of foot
  14. What is the complete pain referral zone for piriformis?
    • sacrum
    • medial hamstrings
    • gluteal region
    • greater trochanter
    • rectal pain
  15. What is an activating factor for trapezius?
    overload of the muscle from carrying a heavy purse or suitcase, sleeping on the couch

    (NEW TRAUMA)
  16. What is a perpetuating factor for trapezius?
    Sleeping on back or side with too thick of a pillow, repetitive work over the head with or without weight

    (CHRONIC PROBLEM)
  17. What can you give your client as homework for trapezius?
    the 'taco test', self-stretch (lace fingers behind head and pull head toward chest until you feel stretch)
  18. What is an activating factor for subscapularis?
    overuse of the shoulder joint (sports- baseball, tennis, etc.)

    (NEW TRAUMA)
  19. What is a perpetuating factor for subscapularis?
    Bad posture (medial rotation of shoulders)

    (CHRONIC PROBLEM)
  20. What can you give your client as homework for subscapularis?
    pectoralis stretch (stand next to wall and place forearm on wall with elbow at 90o then lean into it until you feel stretch)
  21. What is an activating factor for sternocleidomastoid?
    Whiplash

    (NEW TRAUMA)
  22. What is a perpetuating factor for sternocleidomastoid?
    looking at a computer screen off to the side, resting phone on shoulder, chronic illnesses with excessive coughing

    (CHRONIC PROBLEM)
  23. What can you give your client as homework for sternocleidomastoid?
    Self-stretch (tilt head back and look over shoulder), the 'taco test'
  24. What is an activating factor for vastus lateralis?
    sports injuries

    (NEW TRAUMA)
  25. What is a perpetuating factor for vastus lateralis?
    improper form when running, bad shoes, postural imbalances

    (CHRONIC PROBLEM)
  26. What can you give your client as homework for vastus lateralis?
    foam rolling the quadriceps, ceramic rolling pin in freezer-roll out quads
  27. What is an activating factor for quadratus lumborum?
    lifting and twisting

    (NEW TRAUMA)
  28. What is a perpetuating factor for quadratus lumborum?
    high heels, fat wallet, poor posture

    (CHRONIC PROBLEM)
  29. What can you give your client as homework for quadratus lumborum?
    self-stretch (lay on back, bend knee and pull leg toward opposite shoulder until you feel a stretch)
  30. What is an activating factor for gastrocnemius?
    ankle sprain, new sport, new shoes

    (NEW TRAUMA)
  31. What is a perpetuating factor for gastrocnemius?
    high heels, dancing, old shoes

    (CHRONIC PROBLEM)
  32. What can you give your client as homework for gastrocnemius?
    foam roll the crus, self-stretch (while standing reach for toes keeping your knees straight until you feel stretch)
  33. What is an activating factor for piriformis?
    taking up a new sport/activity

    (NEW TRAUMA)
  34. What is a perpetuating factor for piriformis?
    sitting on a wallet, postural imbalances, poor form during sports, prolonged sitting

    (CHRONIC PROBLEM)
  35. What can you give your client as homework for piriformis?
    sitting on a tennis ball during short drives around town

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