A Reference for the most common trigger points and referral patterns for over 70 muscles. Features 100+ trigger points with their corresponding referral patterns. Each muscle includes the visual referral pattern and point location, plus a written muscle action, referral and comments for each muscle. You can choose to view each muscle individually, or use the zones view to see all the muscles that refer into a specific area, a great help in discovering the source of pain.
Trigger points are tight places in a muscle that cause pain to be felt elsewhere in the body. This is great for massage therapists, physical therapists, chiropractors, or anyone wanting to discover the source of muscular pain, and learn about muscle function.
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"Any iPhone or iPod Touch user with an interest in the human body may find Real Bodywork’s reference app Muscle Trigger Points to be of special interest." Phone Gear Review
"...the app is quite useful for identifying problem areas and gives us a great visual for pinpointing the problem. " Slap App Review
iTunes User Reviews:
"SIMPLE & EASY to use, INEXPENSIVE, along with EXCELLENT 3D graphics to help zero-in on areas of each muscle when palpating." Roc 5/5
Ratings and Reviews
If experiencing muscle spasms is part of your daily life, this app may help you get to know your body better and relieve tension. I use it a lot in conjunction with an anatomy app. This is because this app's body views are limited to front and back and the app doesn't support "pealing" back muscle layers. The functional descriptions are also somewhat vague. Four stars because of how often I use it.
This could become a great app, hoever it fall very short. The detail is limited in scope and process. I would hope that as time goes on more in-depth information and expantion of a closer look at trigger points and their association will be added. Three stars because of the latent potential
Much better on iPad
I really like this app on my iPad, so I bought it for my desktop Mac also. Not the same. Missing functionality and clumsy. I strongly recommend the IOS version though.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.