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Muscle Test for Lower Pectoralis Major
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.

 

Individual Position: The individual is standing with their arm flexed and abducted to approximately 80 degrees from midline.

Practitioner Position: The practitioner is standing to the individualís side with their hand placed against the individualís palm.

Description of Muscle Test: The individual is requested to adduct anteriorly against the practitionerís resistance.

 

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