Health Professional Events at The Seattle Athletic Club: TRIGGER POINT THERAPY

Relieve muscle tension and joint pain with trigger point therapy.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 |  5:45pm

Location: SAC lobby

By: Dr. Traci Grandfield DC



Trigger points are muscle spasms that result from nerve irritation near the muscles involved. They may feel like hard knots within taut bands of muscle fibers. Common trigger points are located along the spine in the neck, shoulders, upper back, lower back, gluteals, and even the temporomandibular joint. Trigger point therapy is a form of massage that holds pressure over the small area of muscle for 15-20 seconds to reduce the local constriction.

About the Service: ​

In this class, you will learn how to feel for and identify trigger points on a partner. Given some coaching, you will develop the right amount of pressure and technique to release trigger points. This class will be informative and fun! Teach your husband, wife, partner, or best friend how to relieve your tension- Win Win!

Bio of Dr. Grandfield

Dr. Grandfield offers gentle and unique Chiropractic care with a focus on correcting the cause rather than the symptom. Dr. Grandfield utilizes NUCCA, a specialized adjusting technique, to correct misalignments. This focused adjustment is very light and effective to restore normal body balance and function. No cracking, popping or twisting kind of adjustments. With precision and specificity, NUCCA adjustments last longer which result in fewer visits to correct the problem.

Please contact Kendra Kainz at to reserve a seat. Reservations are first come first serve.



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