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“Getting Out of the Womb”: 6 Tips to Pain Free Sleep

By Pressure Positive September 19, 2014 No comments
Do you wake up in the morning already in pain or sleep in pain during the night? From the myofascial perspective on pain, the posture in which we sleep is extremely important. This issue of Muscle News will focus on the 6 Tips for Pain Free Sleep shown below, also known as the"Getting Out of the Womb" Sleep Posture.

Suffering from Restless Legs, Pain or Insomnia? Try this “Restful Legs Recipe”

By Pressure Positive September 19, 2014 No comments
The Restful Legs Recipe is something we all can benefit from due to our modern sedentary lifestyle. As one trigger point therapist pointed out at an event this week, "Sitting has become an Olympic event." She explained that we "practice" sitting hunched over a desk, a computer or a steering wheel more hours per day than many Olympic athletes might practice their sport. All this sitting leads to shortening of our hip, thigh and leg muscles, causing trigger points and all manner of muscular and joint problems. The Restful Legs Recipe is a great solution to balance out all this sitting.

Dynamic Self Care Compression For Eliminating Trigger Points and Muscle Pain

By Pressure Positive September 19, 2014 No comments
Join us for a free 1 hour webinar sponsored by Custom Craftworks, a brand of Pivotal Health Solutions and while geared for Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Personal Trainers and Massage Therapists. Anyone can use this information to better understand how myofascial dysfunction can impact athletes, exercisers and everyone. Muscles that harbor Myofascial Trigger Points usually show a reduction in strength, power, and even coordination. If these muscles are not worked on, the dysfunction can continue and cause shifts in gait, posture, impaired athletic performance and ultimately can cause pain.

Relief from Heel Pain and “The Runner’s Nemesis”

By Pressure Positive September 18, 2014 No comments
Heel pain can take the fun out of a lot of our activities, especially for athletes who place higher than normal amounts of pressure on their heels and arches of the foot. Heel pain is noted as the most frequent complaint made by recreational runners. There are dozens of diagnoses given for heel pain. Most commonly known would be Plantar Fasciitis Achilles Tendonitis Heel Spurs.

"The Migraine Maker" Could this Shoulder Muscle Cause Your Headache?

By Pressure Positive September 18, 2014 No comments
Greetings from Pressure Positive! In this issue of Muscle News, we'll learn to evaluate and treat a shoulder muscle that has a bad reputation for causing head pain, so much so it has earned the nickname "The Migraine Maker." This issue is a "must read" for anyone who experiences headaches!