latent trigger point


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latent trigger point

Any of the trigger points that are not symptomatic when the involved muscle is at rest, but produce pain during palpation. Range of motion and strength may also be limited.
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In fact, this was exactly what Lucas, Rich & Polus (4,10) found when they looked at the effects of latent trigger points in scapular positioning muscles.
Hosseinifard, "Friction massage versus kinesiotaping for short-term management of latent trigger points in the upper trapezius: a randomized controlled trial," Chiropractic and Manual Therapies, vol.