Trigger Points & Women’s Health

WSCourse Code

This 8-hour CE workshop is suitable for massage therapists, bodyworkers, physiotherapists, and other fitness and health professionals, who desire for some in-depth instructions on locating and treating myofascial trigger points.

This workshop specifically addresses symptoms that many women present with, such as migraine, bladder issues, painful periods, bowel symptoms, pregnancy-related pain, and more.

We will be locating and treating TrPs in the trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, temporalis, pectoralis major, quadratus lumborum, rectus abdominis, transverse abdominis, and external obliques. Attendees will also practice palpation techniques to discover and treat TrPs in the hip adductors, and gluteal muscles.

We will also discuss intrapelvic / pelvic floor TrPs, and their effects on the pelvic and genital area.

Course Schedule
12th June 2018 10:00-18:00

Course Fee

Early Bird Discount

  • 3 months prior to commencement of the course – 20% discount on course fee.  Deadline 11/3/2018
  • 4 months prior to commencement of the course – 30% discount on course fee. Deadline 11/2/2018

Course Content

• detailed palpation techniques of muscles for trigger points, treatment techniques, post-treatment protocol, latent/active TrPs, contraindications.
• demonstrate how TrPs play a major role in common symptoms we treat such as headaches, migraine, groin pain, IBS, diarrhea/constipation, loss of appetite (anorexia), levator ani syndrome and proctalgia fugax. As well we will cover female-specific symptoms that include; breast pain, dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation), dyspareunia (painful intercourse), bladder symptoms, urinary tract symptoms and pregnancy related symptoms  
• discuss the muscles that play a causal role in these issues – and how to deactivate their trigger points.
• demonstrate how exercise affects trigger points in these muscles.
• protocol for rehabilitating the TrP affected muscle.
• the effects of heat/ice on TrPs.
• how stress, medications, over-use, trauma and skeletal abnormalities affect TrPs.

Booking & Payment

For course booking and payment options please contact us via WhatsApp or email us.

+852 9889 5087  EMAIL US


Flat 7A, Great Wall Fty. Bldg., 11 Cheung Shun St., Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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