In this issue of Muscle News, we will address the irritating, painful and sometimes disabling condition of a nerve being compressed in our bodies.
With even just a brief instant of compression on a nerve, such as when we hit our “funny bone” in the elbow (the Ulnar Nerve), we [...]
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 [...]
You’re probably familiar with Scoliosis, a condition where the spine curves sideways into a C or S-shaped appearance from the back. Individuals with Scoliosis can suffer from shortened stature, physical deformation of their vertebrae, many physical pains and even lung and heart problems in severe cases.
It is commonly believed that around [...]
The subject of this issue of Muscle News is more serious than our usual topics. Recently, an American soldier tragically took his life after dealing with chronic pain and we thought it appropriate to address those of us who suffer from chronic pain or who have loved ones who suffer from it.
Iraq War veteran, Daniel [...]
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 [...]
If you’ve been following these Muscle News publications, it should come as no surprise that another extremely common condition can be caused by myofascial trigger points and we can correct it ourselves with simple techniques: Shoulder Pain!
Trigger points in this week’s highlighted muscle can result in:
Front of the Shoulder Pain Deep Shoulder Joint [...]
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 [...]
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