Shin Splints | Self Care | Prevention And Treatment
Shin splints are a condition that affects athletes and active individuals alike. It's characterized by pain in the lower leg that can range from slight discomfort to severe and debilitating pain. While this condition can be painful, there are ways to prevent
What Causes Pain In The Middle Of The Bicep
Have you ever experienced a sharp pain in the middle of your bicep? If so, you know just how uncomfortable this can be. But what exactly causes this pain? It’s important to understand the underlying cause of your discomfort. This way you
7 Post-Workout Recovery Tips Jillian Michaels Swears By
7 Post-Workout Recovery Tips Jillian Michaels Swears By You pushed your limits at the gym yesterday, and today you’re really feeling the burn. Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is the pain and stiffness that starts a few hours after strenuous exercise and can
You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Treat Plantar Fasciitis?
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 2 million Americans
11 Effective Solutions To Relieve Sciatica Pain
How To Relieve Sciatica? What is sciatica? Sciatica is leg pain caused by a pinched nerve in the lower back. Although the pangs begin in nerve roots located on either side of the lower spine, they then course through the sciatic nerve, which
How To Stop Mid-Back Pain
How to Stop Mid-Back Pain The Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Middle Back Pain- The latissimus dorsi muscle or "lat" is a huge muscle that covers most of the back and frequently is the cause of mid-back pain when it has trigger points in it.
What the Pec?!
The Pectoralis (Pec) The pectoralis aka. pec major is a large muscle covering the chest from the clavicle to the abdomen and inserts at the top of the arm (the humerus). It is responsible for actions like push-ups, also punching, swimming or
Frozen Shoulder – The Subscapularis
The Subscapularis Frozen Shoulder Have you ever experienced pain so bad in your shoulder joint that you couldn't move it? It got progressively worse until it was considered "frozen shoulder" or adhesive capsulitis? The Subscapularis is one of the 4 rotator cuff muscles.
Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)
What to do for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness? DOMS Are you new to exercise? Or maybe you've been ramping up your workouts? Perhaps you had a major competition recently? Or you worked extra hard in the yard this weekend? Delayed onset muscle soreness
Are you trapped in pain? | Shoulder and Trapezius Pain Relief
Trapped in Pain? The Trapezius The trapezius muscle is the muscle that most commonly has trigger points and tension in it. Trigger points in the upper trapezius can cause headaches, neck aches, and even toothaches. When someone has neck and shoulder pain it
The worst foot pain EVER!! Plantar Fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia which is the thick tissue that connects the heel to the toes creating the arch of the foot. When this gets inflamed it makes the heel hurt, especially in
Can sitting in a recliner cause leg pain?
What is causing my calf cramps? The Gastrocnemius The gastrocnemius or "gastroc" is one of the main muscles of the lower leg and is the muscle that causes calf cramps. It flexes the knee and points the toes. You use it when peeking
Muscle Causes Achilles & Heel Pain
Soleus Achilles & Heel Pain Heel pain tripping you up? The soleus, a big-time contributor to heel pain, is one of the deeper calf muscles. It lies underneath the gastrocnemius and when it has trigger points it can cause pain in the calf
Does the front of your neck bother you? Did you know that one muscle can... cause tension headaches, vertigo, watery eyes, facial pain, red spots on the eye, hearing loss, ear pain, sinus pain, sore throat, "full throat", and blurred vision? This muscle
Did you know that massage can help.. ...laryngitis! My friend gets frequent bouts of laryngitis. As soon as she starts losing her voice, she comes to get a massage from me and the next day she is back to normal! Tightening and
Piriformis Syndrome: A Real Pain In The Butt
Is It The Piriformis or Sciatica? Have you been dealing with a nagging pain in your buttock that just doesn’t want to go away? You’ve tried everything. Ice, heat, massaging the area, but nothing is working! This annoyance of pain around the
Solutions For Your Hamstring Pain The biceps femoris, semitendinosus and semimembranosus are the 3 muscles that make up the hamstrings. They normally act as one when doing different movements such as standing from a seated position, walking, and jumping. The
Is Groin Pain Ruining Your Sex Life?
The Pectineus The Pectineus muscle is a flat, triangular-shaped muscle located in the inner thigh. It lies deep within the hip and upper thigh area, near the groin. This muscle plays an important role in movement and stability, but can also be
What Can I Do If I Have A Stiff Neck?
Stiff Neck? Levator Scapulae Muscle Are you experiencing a stiff neck? Does it hurt when you try to look over your shoulder? Do you have to rotate your body when you talk to someone? This means you have trigger points in your
Groin Pain| Gracilis Muscle | Adductors | Inner Thigh Muscles
Groin Pain? Why Are My Adductor Muscles Sore The adductor muscles (the groin) are made of 4 muscles: the adductor longus, brevis, magnus and the gracilis muscle. Problems with these muscles can cause pain in the pubic region and even knee pain.
Why Does It Hurt Between My Shoulder Blades?
Why does it hurting between my shoulder blades? A burning pain between the shoulder blades often referred to as interscapular pain, is a common problem. You may be asking why am I having pain across my shoulder blades. In most cases, discomfort in
Do you have intense infraspinatus pain in the front of your shoulder?
Infraspinatus Pain: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments Deep Intense Shoulder Pain Do you have deep, intense shoulder pain in the front of your shoulder that may run down the outside of the arm into the fingers? Does it hurt when you reach back to
It Shouldn’t Hurt To Shake Hands!
Does it Hurt to Shake Hands? Finger Extensor Muscles Extensor Indicis There are several finger extensor muscles. They include Digitorum, Indicis, and Digiti Minimi. If you have knots (trigger points) in any of these muscles you
Stop Jaw Pain with this One Technique
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 to hold the
Do you have a deep shoulder pain that runs down the arm into the elbow?
Elbow and Deep Shoulder Pain? Supraspinatus Muscle Do you have deep shoulder pain with pain that also focuses on the outside of the elbow? If so, you might have trigger points in the supraspinatus muscle. This tiny muscle sits in the upper channel