The effectiveness of manual versus algometer pressure release techniques for treating active myofascial trigger points of the upper trapezius.

Abstract

Manual pressure release (MPR) is a popular treatment of trigger points. Yet, treatment response may be influenced by inconsistent application of pressure. Further, it may contribute to increased risk of work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the wrist and hand in therapists. Therefore, this study aimed at introducing a novel method to apply pressure… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2016.02.008

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@article{Taleb2016TheEO, title={The effectiveness of manual versus algometer pressure release techniques for treating active myofascial trigger points of the upper trapezius.}, author={Walaa Abu Taleb and Aliaa Rehan Youssef and Amir A Saleh}, journal={Journal of bodywork and movement therapies}, year={2016}, volume={20 4}, pages={863-869} }