Happy New Year! Some of us are probably well on our way to achieving our 2014 goals and resolutions! We might be hitting the gym more, eating better, working on improving a relationship, breaking a bad habit, growing our businesses, taking more time for family, etc. However, unfortunately, millions of us are dealing with pain [...]
Brrr! A lot of our country is experiencing some pretty cold weather! For those of us in snowy climates, ’tis the season for shoveling … and low back injuries! However, you don’t have to have a shovel in your hand to hurt your back. Many people hurt their backs reaching down to pick up a [...]
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 [...]