Do you have pain in your shoulder when you rub your lower back?

By |May 1st, 2022|

Back Rub Test Coracobrachialis Muscle If you're experiencing pain in your upper arm and shoulder, the culprit may be the coracobrachialis muscle. This muscle is located underneath the pec muscle, and can often be a source of pain and discomfort. Fortunately, there is

Carpal Tunnel and Massage | How To Massage Carpal Tunnel

By |April 30th, 2022|

Massage for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Syndrome occurs from repetitive stress that causes pain due to increased inflammation in the area. The pain is due to nerve ischemia or a temporary lack of oxygen to the nerve. Because doctors will only do

How to Stop Lower Back Pain- Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

By |February 22nd, 2021|

The Quadratus Lumborum How to Stop Lower Back Pain The quadratus lumborum is the most common muscle that causes lower back pain. It causes sometimes severe pain when standing upright. The pain is usually deep and aching and may feel like a lightening

Does Massage Work for Bursitis?

By |February 16th, 2021|

Does Massage work for Bursitis?   A bursa is a small, flat fluid filled sac that reduces friction between tendons and bones. Bursitis is inflammation of the bursa, caused by overuse.   Some things that would make bursitis more likely to occur are

The Commonly Overlooked Cause of Lower Back Pain

By |February 9th, 2021|

The Gluteus Medius Almost every day I have a client say, "ow! I didn't know I was sore there". They say this about the commonly overlooked cause of lower back pain--the gluteus medius. The gluteus medius' job is to stabilize the pelvis,

Do You Have a Pain in Your Butt? and I’m not talking about your husband

By |February 6th, 2021|

Gluteus Maximus Do You Have a Pain in Your Butt? The gluteus maximus is the largest and most superficial muscle of the sitting muscles. When you have trigger points in this muscle it can cause pain in your butt when sitting, swimming or

Cause of Thumb Joint Pain Not What You Would Expect

By |February 9th, 2020|

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 over the

The Peroneus Muscles- Why You Have Weak Ankles

By |January 5th, 2020|

The Peroneus Muscles   The peroneus muscles are part of the lateral shin. They help point the foot and evert it. Weakness in any of these muscles can contribute to weak ankles and people with problems in the peroneals sprain their ankle frequently.

Here’s Why Your Legs Always Cramp At Night—And How To Make The Pain Go Away

By |February 25th, 2018|

Here’s Why Your Legs Always Cramp At Night—And How To Make The Pain Go Away If painful leg cramps wake you up in the middle of the night, you’re not alone—far from it. Up to 60% of adults say they’ve experienced leg cramps

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