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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 free webinar with Mary Biancalana, MS, LMT, CMTPT that was scheduled for May 1st at 2PM EST has been rescheduled to Wednesday, May 8th at 2PM EST. Please go to the link below to re-register for this enlightening webinar from Pivotal Health Solutions.
Speaker: Mary Biancalana, MS, CMTPT, [...]