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Quick and easy trigger point localisation using TP-TOOL – A field report by Dr Stephan Swart

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In the everyday practice of treating orthopaedic and sport-related diseases, not only are suitable conventional medical treatments of great importance, but also quick, precise and simple localisation of the pathological changes in the tissues to be examined, such as connective tissue, fascia, tendon and muscle. In these tissue types, the points and regions to be located are characterised by increased density, increased volume and increased pressure sensitivity, among other factors. Existing localisation options such as manual palpation or elastography are firstly time-consuming and painful, and secondly not commonly used and expensive in terms of equipment.

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