To complement “Approaches to Trigger-Point Therapy: Pain Patterns and Tracking Methods” by Ariel F. Hubbard, C.M.T., B.C.T.M.B., in the June 2015 issue of MASSAGE Magazine. Summary: As this video shows, there are different ways of locating trigger points. Some massage therapists use pain patterns, while others find these points by palpating and communicating with the client.
Ariel F. Hubbard, C.M.T., B.C.T.M.B., is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork as a continuing education provider (hubbardeducationgroup.com). She provides in-person and online classes and private treatments, and has worked in the holistic health field since 1994. She wrote “Approaches to Trigger-Point Therapy: Pain Patterns and Tracking Methods” for MASSAGE’s June 2015 issue.