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

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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.

Scoliosis: Do You Have a Small Hemipelvis Causing Pain and Curvature in Your Spine?

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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 65% of scoliosis is "idiopathic", meaning that we don't have a known cause for it. But could this be yet another case where Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy has some answers for us?

Pain Takes Lives: Fibromyalgia and 2 Techniques That Can Help

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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 Somers, suffered from the painful condition known as Fibromyalgia, as well as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other medical conditions.

Rheumatoid Arthritis or Referred Pain From Your Neck?

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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 some additional testing which revealed that John DID NOT have Rheumatoid Arthritis. He told John that what he had was Myofascial Pain.

The Original “Must Know Muscle” Causing Shoulder Joint Pain.

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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 Pain Pain Between the Shoulder Blades Forearm Pain or Weakened Grip Strength Difficulty reaching back to get something from the back seat of the car, comb your hair, fasten your brassiere, pull something out of your back pocket, put a jacket on, zip up your dress, or grab something off the nightstand by your bed.