This protocol treats the latissimus dorsi and teres major, and teres minor muscles with classical neuromuscular massage therapy.
This broad, flat muscle attaches to almost every bone in the axial skeleton below T6 as well as the pelvis. Read more in this post about latissimus dorsi anatomy.
This information here is a direct treatment of the muscle and its trigger points. This post has a more complete overview of treatment for better, longer-lasting results.
NOTE: This protocol is for mindful review by an experienced therapist. It is intended for learning with the hands-on training of a professional instructor. One should only do this with the necessary expertise to understand contraindications. Proper techniques are essential for safe and effective treatment.teres-major-teres-minor-latissimus-dorsi
From the Workbook of Classical NMT
This routine is from The WorkBook of Classical Neuromuscular Therapy. Created at the ASHA School of Massage, it has trained thousands of therapists for more than 15 years.
These routines are intended for mindful review by bodywork professionals and are not appropriate as self-care for non-professionals. Self-injury could occur.
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The Integrative Model
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Tony Preston has a practice in Atlanta, Georgia, where he sees clients. He has written materials and instructed classes since the mid-90s. This includes anatomy, trigger points, cranial, and neuromuscular.
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