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Upper - Traps

Trigger Point Therapy

Origin EOP, Sp C7, Ligamentum Nuchae
Insertion Lateral 1/3 clavicle, acromion, spine of scapula
Action Extend the neck, Laterally flex and rotate the Neck, elevate the scapula
Synergist Levator scapula
Antagonist Scalenes
How many trigger points are in the Upper traps Two TrPt 1 & 2
Location of TrPt 1 Mid portion of anterior border of upper trapezius
Location of TrPt 2 Mid portion posterior bulk of upper traps
What are the symptoms Jaw pain, posterior neck pain, temporal headache
How are these TrPt's Activated Stress, holding a phone between your ear and shoulder, no are rests where you are seated
Examination of TrPt 1 Supine or seated with slight lateral flexion of neck and use pincer to roll the muscle and squeeze
Examination of TrPt 2 Prone with flat palpation, posterior and anterior
Corrective Actions for prevention Raise arm rests up, wear head set instead of holding phone, lower keyboards, rest hands in pockets instead of loose hanging, sleep on side or back, wider bra straps, do not carry a heavy purse if so wear it acros the shoulder
Referral for TrPt 1 Mastoid Angle of the jaw, temples
Referral for TrPt 2 Suboccibital Region
Created by: MassageBaby



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