Dynamic Self Care Compression For Eliminating Trigger Points and Muscle Pain

By Pressure Positive September 19, 2014 No comments
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 Myofascial Trigger Points usually show a reduction in strength, power, and even coordination. If these muscles are not worked on, the dysfunction can continue and cause shifts in gait, posture, impaired athletic performance and ultimately can cause pain.

Relief from Heel Pain and “The Runner’s Nemesis”

By Pressure Positive September 18, 2014 No comments
Heel pain can take the fun out of a lot of our activities, especially for athletes who place higher than normal amounts of pressure on their heels and arches of the foot. Heel pain is noted as the most frequent complaint made by recreational runners. There are dozens of diagnoses given for heel pain. Most commonly known would be Plantar Fasciitis Achilles Tendonitis Heel Spurs.

"The Migraine Maker" Could this Shoulder Muscle Cause Your Headache?

By Pressure Positive September 18, 2014 No comments
Greetings from Pressure Positive! In this issue of Muscle News, we'll learn to evaluate and treat a shoulder muscle that has a bad reputation for causing head pain, so much so it has earned the nickname "The Migraine Maker." This issue is a "must read" for anyone who experiences headaches!

Could this Thigh Muscle Be Hindering Your Love Life?

By Pressure Positive September 18, 2014 No comments
Greetings from Pressure Positive! In past issues of Muscle News, we've talked a lot about the wide range of pain and other problems caused by myofascial trigger points. In this issue, we highlight a muscle whose trigger points can go so far as to make it difficult to enjoy intimacy with your loved one. This culprit is an inner thigh muscle called the Adductor Magnus.

Pain in the Low Back or Buttocks when Bending or Sitting?

By Pressure Positive September 18, 2014 No comments
When you "throw your back out" everything in your life can suddenly be put on hold. Low back pain costs Americans over $50 billion each year and is the most common cause of job-related disability (National Institute of Neurological Disorders 2008). In this issue, we highlight a muscle which plays a major role in low back/buttock pain and injury, especially from bending over or sitting - the Gluteus Maximus.