This category explains the different muscles.

Are you trapped in pain?

By |2020-06-21T06:54:32-04:00June 21st, 2020|Categories: Educational, Muscles|Tags: , , |

Trapped in Pain? The Trapezius The trapezius (trap) muscle is the muscle that most commonly has trigger points (trpts) and tension in it. Trpts in the upper trap can cause headaches, neck aches, and even tooth aches. When someone has [...]

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Groin Pain? Your adductors are tight!

By |2020-04-23T13:54:32-04:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Educational, Muscles, Self Help, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Groin Pain? The Adductors The adductors are made of 4 muscles: the adductor longus, brevis, magnus and the gracilis. Adductor Longus &  Brevis The adductor longus is the most common cause of groin pain. Trigger points in the longus and [...]

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Cause of Thumb Joint Pain Not What You Would Expect

By |2020-02-09T10:00:11-05:00February 9th, 2020|Categories: Muscles, Self Help, Tips, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The Brachialis Cause of Thumb Joint Pain The brachialis lies under the bicep muscle in the upper arm. When there are trigger points in it, they mostly refer down to cause thumb joint pain. The pain will sometimes extend upward [...]

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Do your shoulders hurt when typing or driving?

By |2019-05-19T08:15:20-04:00May 19th, 2019|Categories: Educational, Muscles|Tags: , |

Do your shoulders hurt when typing or driving? The Deltoids     The deltoid muscles make up the very superficial (closest to the skin) muscles of the shoulder. They help to hold your arm up when driving, typing or holding [...]

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Why can I only sleep sitting up?

By |2019-05-05T09:52:12-04:00May 5th, 2019|Categories: Educational, Muscles|Tags: , , , |

Why Can I Only Sleep Sitting Up? The Scalene Muscles The scalenes are made up of 4 muscles: the anterior, medius, minimus, and posterior scalenes. These muscles are a common source of back, shoulder and arm pain. Trigger points in the scalenes [...]

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How to Treat Carpal Tunnel Pain

By |2019-03-04T21:30:26-05:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Educational, Muscles, Self Help, Tips|Tags: , , |

How do you know if you have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome How many of you have had tingling pain in your wrist and hand that has woken you up in the middle of the night? This may be an indicator that [...]

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Do you have a deep ache in your shoulder that runs down the arm into the elbow?

By |2018-09-11T08:33:21-04:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Muscles|Tags: , |

Deep Shoulder and Elbow Pain? Supraspinatus Muscle Do you have deep shoulder and elbow pain that focuses on the outside of the elbow?  If so, you might have trigger points in the supraspinatus muscle. The supraspinatus is part of the [...]

You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Treat Plantar Fasciitis?

By |2018-07-09T11:19:36-04:00July 14th, 2018|Categories: Fit & Fabulous Over 50, Muscles|

You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Treat Plantar Fasciitis? Often described as a throbbing pain that strikes the meat of the heel and radiates outward, plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot conditions in the U.S. Roughly [...]

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Stop Jaw Pain with this One Technique

By |2018-05-07T15:33:30-04:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Educational, Muscles, Self Help, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

Stop Jaw Pain with This One Technique! The Masseter   Last year on America's Got Talent a man tried to carve an apple while it was in his assistant's mouth. The stunt was a complete fail and since the girl had [...]

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