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Muscle Test for Erector Spinae Muscles
Pointer Plus

Pointer Plus

The Pointer Plus is an easy to use trigger point (TP) locator which incorporates a push button stimulation feature to immediately treat Trigger point pain.

(Iliocostalis Lumborum, Iliocostalis Thoracis, Longissimus Thoracis, and Spinalis Thoracis)

Individual Position: The individual is lying prone with their back extended and rotated to the side being assessed.

Practitioner Position: The practitioner is standing at the side of the table with their cephalad hand placed on the individualís shoulder and their caudad hand placed on the opposite hip.

Description of Muscle Test: The individual is requested to simultaneously, externally rotate and extend into the practitionerís resistance.

 

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