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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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All patients were fully informed of the possible adverse effects of different physical modalities and trigger point injection and other medications were used in the trial prior to participation.
* If trigger points are chronic, consider injecting the trigger points with 0.5% lidocaine with or without a small amount of steroid with small gauge needle, like 27-or-30 gauge, to break up the spasm.
Simons, Myofascial Pain And Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1992.
According to Simons, 2005 [11], there are three common sites of trigger points in the gluteus maximus muscle.
It is cautioned to avoid directly rolling over bones or joints while performing SMR (Trigger Point Performance, 2015).
The combination mechanism of HP followed by US could be explained by the HP inducing an increase of blood circulation in the superficial tissue and leading to fluid distribution in the trigger point area and therefore decreasing tissue density.
Consensus guidelines suggest that trigger point injections may have a role in the treatment of fibromyalgia (SOR: C, expert opinion).
" Trigger point has to be there'"the Bench said and clarified to Sibal that the period of 18 months will start from the date of Roy's release after he fulfils the bail condition.
The aim of this randomised and sham controlled, clinical trial was to determine if trigger point acupuncture is an effective treatment for chronic shoulder pain.
The exact amount of "reserved" spectrum available will depend on how much spectrum non-dominant providers are actively bidding for at the trigger point, but in no instance will the reserve exceed 30 megahertz.
A trigger point is an event "that causes a particular action to be taken," according to the Cambridge Business English Dictionary (dictionary.cambridge.