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Muscle Test for Lumbricals
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 seated with their hand pronated on the table while making a fist.

Practitioner Position:The practitioner is seated with their finger placed on the individualís 2nd and 3rd phalanges.

Description of Muscle Test:The individual is requested to extend their 2nd and 3rd phalanges against the practitionerís resistance; the first phalanx is in full extension.

 

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