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"Hi all - I am traveling & don't have a lot of time right now. When I said "trigger point therapist" I was referring to anyone who has received advanced training in trigger points -- meaning beyond 15-30 hours, whether they…"
"Hi Boris - I guess I should have explained my background a little more, but I didn't want it to sound like I am on here to sell stuff. I have written 5 books on trigger point techniques (the 5th comes out April 2012), I write articles for…"
"I started out as an MT and then went on to get my acupuncture degree. With my acupuncture license, I am able to treat more perpetuating factors, but I still can't order lab tests. I think it is far more important to understand which…"
"Gordon wrote back & said it was the Kaufman Technique, & I found this on the internet (for those of us who were interested in what the technique was he was speaking of):
This revolutionary “Pain…"
"Remember that the referral patterns that Travell & Simons mapped were only COMMON referral patterns (and trigger points). Your patient may have UNCOMMON trigger points and referral patterns, particularly if there are multiple perpetuating…"
"Gordon, I too am curious. Could you please attempt to give at least a general idea of your technique? What about if the patient has multiple perpetuating factors? You are not finding the trigger points keep…"