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Trigger Point

An event that causes another event. For example, an exchange may stop trade on a stock if its price drops by 10% in a single trading session. In that case, the trigger point is the 10% drop.

trigger point

The event or condition that initiates a predetermined action. For example, the New York Stock Exchange halts trading in stocks when the Dow Jones Industrial Average declines by a specified number of points (the trigger point) in a trading session.
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Trigger Point Detector: To detect painful trigger points.
Myofascial trigger points are defined as hyperirritable points located in taut bands of skeletal muscle or fascia which when compressed cause local tenderness and/or referred pain (Simons 2002, Tough et al 2009, Yap 2007).
ProfileUnity Application Rights Management, Trigger Points, and Support for Windows 8.
He said researchers found a positive correlation among the number of trigger points in a patient, the number of monthly crises and the duration, in years, of the condition.
We all know that depending upon who is doing the trigger point exam and how hard you're pressing, you can make positive trigger points or you can cool them down.
You just have to drive by and walk up to it, and boom--it will hit your phone," says Griffith, who says trigger points can be as tiny as five meters or as big as a football field.
The company now provides the ability to identify dozens of expat trigger points, offering relevant points of contact with an engaged audience.
Myofascial Trigger Points are described by Travell and Simons1 as hyperirritable loci within a taut band of skeletal muscle or the fascia that surrounds it.
There is no plan to review the trigger points," he said.
They have identified the location of these trigger points -whose activation results in migraine- and their relationship with the duration and severity of this condition.