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Muscle Test for Trapezius Upper Portion
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 hand placed on their hip.

Practitioner Position: The practitioner is standing, facing the individual with their hand placed on the shoulder to be tested.

Description of Muscle Test: The individual is requested to elevate or shrug their shoulder while the practitioner applies a downward resistance.

 

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