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A distinct proposition or Question of Law arising or propounded in a case. In the case of shares of stock, a point means $1. In the case of bonds a point means $10, since a bond is quoted as a percentage of $1,000. In the case of market averages, the word point means merely that and no more. If, for example, the Dow-Jones Industrial Average rises from 8,349.25 to 8,350.25, it has risen a point. A point in this average, however, is not equivalent to $1.

With respect to the home mortgage finance industry, a fee or charge of one percent of the principal of the loan that is collected by the lender at the time the loan is made and is in addition to the constant long-term stated interest rate on the face of the loan.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

POINT, practice. A proposition or question arising in a case.
     2. It is the duty of a judge to give an opinion on every point of law, properly arising out of the issue, which is propounded to him. Vide Resolution.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Ultrasound probe was applied with circular motion that completes one circle in 2 sec with tight circle enough to produce a small overlap of circle with the trigger point in center of the circle.
* Patients can place accuband magnets on trigger points at home.
Tan, "Botulinum toxin A for myofascial trigger point injection: A qualitative systematic review," European Journal of Pain, vol.
Gluteus maximus trigger points can be involved in "greater trochanteric pain syndrome" (GTPS), characterized by pain in the region of the greater trochanter [16].
Mothers who practice massage during pregnancy report fewer aches and pains, experience less edema, are less likely to have an episiotomy, and have a notable release in myofascial trigger points (Coban & Sirin, 2010; Kuehn; Osborne, 2008).
Randomized controlled study of the antinociceptive effect of ultrasound on trigger point sensitivity: novel applications in myofascial therapy?
A 2011 double-blind RCT randomized 68 female patients with both fibromyalgia and myofascial trigger points to either active trigger point injections with 1 mL 0.5% bupivacaine or placebo-like needle penetration with no medication to an area near the trigger point.
Eighteen patients (15 men, 3 women; 42-64 years of age) with at least a 6 month history of shoulder pain of non-neurogenic, cervicogenic or systemic origin, were randomised into two groups (a trigger point group or a sham acupuncture group) and administered treatments on 5 occasions over 5 weeks.
Those "reserve-eligible" bidders who are still actively bidding at the trigger point will then begin bidding for reserved spectrum against only other eligible bidders, and not against bidders who already hold a dominant low-band position in that license area.
Longer range, your contingency planning should include trigger points. If X database is unavailable, due to government shutdowns, lack of funding, or a technical glitch, then use Y database.
(1) What initiates the formation of a myofascial trigger point?