Positional Inhibition of Rhomboids: Pain Free Technique for Scapula Tender Points | Modern Manual Therapy Blog

Positional Inhibition of Rhomboids: Pain Free Technique for Scapula Tender Points


Shhhh... don't call them trigger points, you might cause a social media meltdown from folks so inclined to flip out at the "T" word. The video below is a demonstration of Positional Inhibition, a technique I teach at MMT courses.

If your patient has tenderness around the posterior medial border of the scapula, limited trunk rotation, and/or difficulty with shoulder elevation, this may be a good starting technique that enables them to reset with Thoracic Whips and then load with strengthening exercises. The full video with pre-testing and PNF loading will be up at MMT Premium soon.

This clip was taken from the full seminar of Modern Manual Therapy: The Eclectic Approach to Temporomandibular Management on sale until the end of today July 4th, 2016.

Positional Inhibition of Rhomboids



Interested in live cases where I apply this approach and integrate it with pain science, manual therapy, repeated motions, IASTM, with emphasis on patient education? Check out Modern Manual Therapy!

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