December 2014

The Pressure Positive Company is partnering with the International Myopain Society

By Pressure Positive December 30, 2014 No comments
The Pressure Positive Company is very excited to be partnering with the International Myopain Society (IMS) during their annual 2015 membership and donation drive to help kick-off their "People's Campaign for Preventing Chronic Pain".

Trigger Points That Hurt Your Eyesight : Check These 2 Muscles

By Pressure Positive December 23, 2014 No comments
Why would eyesight be a topic for Muscle News? As you know, we pride ourselves in making things simple to understand, so let's break it down. Assuming all other factors are in check (cloudiness of your eye lens, intraocular pressure, etc.), the clarity of what you see is a matter of bending the lens of your eye to aim the light at your retina. Simple, right? Click Here to see it work. And what bends the lens to focus what you see? That's right ... muscles!

Don't Live With These 5 Causes of Chronic Pain

By Pressure Positive December 3, 2014 No comments
Chronic pain is not a small or joking matter. Living in pain can drastically affect your life, not only physically, but also your emotional well-being and your relationships. Students and practitioners of the Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy field look to the brilliant work of Dr. Janet Travell (President Kennedy's personal physician) for insights into the causes of chronic pain many patients are dealing with. This issue of Muscle News is based on Dr. Travell's powerful statement that if there was only one thing we could do for anyone in chronic pain, it would be to check for and correct a specific set of Underlying Perpetuating Factors (UPF's).