Cassidy Phillips, Founder and CEO of Trigger Point, is a biomechanical specialist concentrating on sports performance, injury prevention, and the muscular structure that supports the efforts of the body in motion. His objective is to recognize the biomechanical challenges of movement and actions of everyday life and marry them with the biomechanical inefficiencies recognized within patterns of movement defined by a sport of choice or through sedentary patterns of movement such as sitting, walking, and running. Realizing that muscular structure and biomechanics play a role in daily life, Phillips began analyzing athletes' sport-specific movement patterns. His theory was that most injuries developed by athletes don't happen while they're training, and that the traditional aches and pains of aging can be minimized by addressing everyday biomechanical and muscular structure.
Once told that he could never be an athlete again due to a muscular dysfunction called Fibromyalgia, it became his personal mission to understand muscular structure and the regeneration of dysfunctional muscle tissue. Instead of going through the traditional methods of schooling in fear that his out-of-the-box approach would be squashed, Phillips tackled countless hours of research to better understand the various methods of massage, chiropractic care, surgical procedures, and the treatment of traditional injuries in sport due to repetitive motion. Through his research, Phillips felt there was a void in the homecare component of treatment. This is why Phillips decided to work directly with those in need: athletes and non-athletes in pain.
After a long process of trial and error, he married his newly found education to his biomechanical background. The result is a line of patented products called Trigger Point Technologies (TPT) that mirror the feeling of the human hand. Phillips' patented products and methodologies allow a person to address biomechanical challenges via myofascial release techniques and patterns of movement. These techniques can be used both in a clinical setting and within the comfort of one's home. Along with TPT tools, Phillips developed books and DVDs to assist people in using the tools, and to understand what is going on biomechanically and structurally.