Trigger Point Dry Needling


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Trigger points refer pain into the shin, ankle and foot that frequently mimic the symptoms associated with diagnoses such as shin splints, gout, metatarsalgia, Morton’s neuroma.

Examples of these muscles are: Tibialis Anterior, Flexor Digitorum Brevis and Flexor Hallicus Brevis.

Tibialis Anterior - Trigger Point Map

Fig A: Tibialis Anterior

Flexor Hallicus - Trigger Point Map

Fig B: Flexor Hallicus

Flexor Digitorum Brevis - Trigger Point Map

Fig C: Flexor Digitorum Brevis


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