Trigger Point Dry Needling


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Neck Pain

Trigger points refer pain to the neck that frequently mimic the symptoms associated such diagnoses as degenerative joint disease, degenerative disk disease or osteoarthritis.

Examples of these muscles are the trapezius, levator scapula, and splenius cervicis.

Trapezius - Trigger Point Map

Fig A: Trapezius


Levator Scapula - Trigger Point Map

Fig B: Levator Scapula

Splenius Cervicis - Trigger Point Map

Fig C: Splenius Cervicis


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