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Janet Travell, David Simons, and Lois Simons
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
p. 127–135 (2nd edition)
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In this section of Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction, Travell and Simons go over the details of their spray and stretch technique for releasing trigger points.

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