As we have seen in previous issues, trigger points can sometimes mimic more severe health problems. One of the most serious and concerning health problems is the myocardial infarction (heart attack), which is often accompanied by pain in the left chest,shoulder and down the inside of the left arm, forearm and hand.
These symptoms just happen to be very [...]
The topic of this month, Plantar Fasciitis is a big deal. According to a Medscape overview, around 10% of the United States population experiences heel pain resulting in 1 million visits per year to medical professionals due to Plantar Fasciitis. Treatments cost us between $192 and $376 million dollars annually, consisting of injections, surgeries, steroids and [...]
Muscle recovery means less pain and faster times. One of the ways to improve recovery time is by using deep muscle compression through self massage. With a little bit of effort and some attention to technique, you’ll experience less soreness, cramps, knots and other possible muscle related symptoms.
What good is a [...]
Joshua Daubin is a studio and touring musician living the dream in Nashville, Tennessee. Being an in demand Drummer and an equally gifted professional Photographer means constant motion and a steady hand nearly every waking moment. All that repetitive arm movement creates built up tension in his shoulders and upper back.
Being on the road [...]
Have you ever had a pain or “stitch” in your side, maybe in the middle of a fit of laughter? Do you ever have trouble taking a full breath or experience pain in the side while breathing, sneezing, or coughing?
While certainly any trouble or pain with breathing should be examined thoroughly by your doctor, [...]
A Frozen Shoulder can take a lot of fun out of summer warmth.
Just about any sport or activity involving lifting your arm above your head, reaching across your chest, or reaching back and up behind you can be spoiled. Add pain in the wrist on the same side and [...]
Your kneecaps (patella bone) are designed for more than just good looks. Their real and very important function is to give added leverage to your Quadriceps muscles (knee muscles in the front of your thigh).
When running, biking, swimming or climbing, you need all the leverage you [...]
This issue of Muscle News covers an aggravating pain in the shoulder, hand and arm that nothing seems to relieve. We will show you The Secret technique to treating one of the most frequently missed and mistreated trigger points in the human body – the Serratus Posterior Superior!
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