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Stretching & Trigger Point Kit (Parts 3 & 4 of the Wellness System)

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Parts 3 & 4 of the Wellness System: Chairside Stretching & Trigger Point Therapy

Step 3 of resolving work-related pain in dentistry involves self-treatment of painful myofascial trigger points.  Step 4 is specific stretching to resolve muscle imbalances.

Prevent muscle imbalances and the progression of musculoskeletal problems utilizing a unique set of chairside stretches and self-treatment of painful trigger points utilizing a self-massage tool, the Backnobber.  Learn how certain postures and positions can lead to muscle imbalances and painful trigger points among dental professionals.   The benefits and methods of directional chairside stretching are introduced, with illustrated pictures of 20 chairside stretches and anatomical photos of the target area.  An excellent video for your next dental society or study club meeting!

Please view video excerpts under Product Description!

The “Trigger Point Therapy Workbook” by Davies is highly recommended with this DVD kit to optimize your trigger point self-therapy.

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Description

Learn how certain postures and positions can lead to muscle imbalances and painful trigger points among dental professionals.  Operators generally tend to lose flexibility in directions opposite those in which they operate. Reversing these postures through Directional Chairside Stretching is key to developing optimal musculoskeletal health. The benefits and methods of directional chairside stretching are introduced, with illustrated pictures of 20 chairside stretches and anatomical photos of the target area. For each stretch, operatory photos show postures, positions and movements that illustrate how areas can become painful or injured when delivering dental care. The etiology and self-treatment of painful trigger points is introduced, using a self-massage tool. 

  • Learn the etiology of muscle imbalances and trigger points in dentistry
  • Identify the benefits of chairside stretching
  • Understand postures and positions in the operatory that are risk factors for developing ischemic muscles and trigger points
  • Learn how to self-treat and manage trigger points
  • Identify appropriate alternate therapies for treatment of trigger points

 

 

Additional information

Weight 2.25 lbs
Dimensions 12 x 11 x 2 in
Backnobber

With Backnobber, No Backnobber

DVD Type

NSTC (North America), PAL (Europe/South American/Australia)

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