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Middle Traps

Trigger Point Therapy

Origin EOP, SP C-7 - T-3 Ligamentum Nuchae
Insertion Lateral 1/3 clavical, Acromion, Spine of Scapula
Action Adduction of Scapula and stablizes Scapula
Synergist Rhomboids
Antagonist Pec Minor
Location of TrPt 5/7 Superior Angle of Scapula
Referral of TrPt 5/7 Between Scapula and Spinous processes, produces goose bumps
Location of TrPt 6 Posterior to the AC joint
Referral of TrPt 6 Aching pain through AC joint
Symptoms of TrPt 5 Burning interscapular Pain
Symptoms of TrPt 6 Local Pain over AC joint
Symptoms of TrPt 7 Shivering & goosebumps on arm
Activation Prolonged arm elevation, stretch weakness, TP5 rounded shoulders/abducted shoulders/weakness, Hold stering wheel at 10&2, Pressure tolerance of shoulder from bra strap or purse
Exam Prone ischemic compression
Corrective Actions Door way stretch, tennis ball
Created by: MassageBaby



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