taut band

taut band (tôtˑ bandˑ),

n the group of tense muscle fibers extending from a trigger point to the muscle attachments, the tension being caused by contraction knots that are located in the trigger point region. See also points, trigger.
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Previous research reports significant inter-observer variability amongst non-expert clinicians in detecting a MTrP, taut band and local twitch response via manual palpation (10 11), whereas elicitation of referred pain during physical examination was only marginally reliable (12).
Myofascial pain syndrome is a painful musculoskeletal condition initiated from the hyperirritable spot within a taut band of skeletal muscle.
And from there the hits came flooding out, aided impressively by a taut band of old timers (including Sunderland-born drummer Nigel Olssen).
A myofascial trigger point is a hyperirritable locus (spot) within a taut band of skeletal muscle, located in the muscular tissue or its associated fascia (sheath enclosing the muscle).
Sifam's Fast Response Presentor meters feature taut band core magnet movement with a compact 26mm diameter barrel.
Inclusion Criteria: Subjects diagnosed with trapezitis with trigger point by orthopedic surgeon, Taut band palpable in upper trapezius muscle, Excruciating spot tenderness at one point along the length of the taut band of the upper trapezius muscle, Restriction in cervical lateral flexion when measured, Pain elevated by elongating (stretching) the trapezius muscle.
The latest innovation from Symbol is the Taut Band Element (TBE), which is a highly reliable scan element that delivers higher scan rates and multiple pattern generation in a miniature package.
Suitable For Vertical Mounting At 45 Deg, Ambeint And Taut Band Suspension To Facilitate Quick Damping Along With 2 Nos.
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