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Rheumatoid Arthritis or Referred Pain From Your Neck?

By Pressure Positive September 19, 2014 No comments
When John started receiving trigger point therapy, it was after a long struggle with tendonitis-like pain in his hands. He had seen a doctor who told him he had Rheumatoid Arthritis. John went to a specialist at a prominent hospital who was considered to be one of the best in the country. This doctor ran some additional testing which revealed that John DID NOT have Rheumatoid Arthritis. He told John that what he had was Myofascial Pain.

Are “The Entrappers” Causing your Hand and Arm Pain?

By Pressure Positive September 19, 2014 No comments
If there is one muscle group that must be evaluated in every case of hand and arm pain, it is the group of three neck muscles called the Scalenes. The ability of the Scalenes to trap and compress nerves and blood vessels led Dr. Janet Travell (physician to JFK) to give them the nickname, "The Entrappers."