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Hammer Toe Muscle

Hammer Toe Muscle
The "Hammer Toe" Muscle:  Straighten this Muscle for Beautiful Toes & Feet! 

Strength vs flexibility

Strength vs flexibilityWhich muscle performs better, suffers less pain and dysfunction, and has better health, a muscle with Full Length, Flexibility and Range of Motion or a muscle with maximum Strength, Power and Force?

Worrisome Mid Back / Thoracic Discomfort

Worrisome Mid Back / Thoracic DiscomfortThere is an excellent reason our chests are protected by a powerful cage of ribs and fascia … to protect our life-sustaining organs, such as the heart and lungs.

Fixing the Hick-Up Muscle

Fixing the Hick-Up MuscleWhile each skeletal muscle is certainly important, there is one we literally CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT … THE DIAPHRAGM!   From breathing difficulties to hiccups to heartburn, dysfunction of the Diaphragm is important to recognize and to correct, so please pass this information on …

Solve Pain, Develop Trust & Boost Your Relationships

Solve Pain, Develop Trust & Boost Your RelationshipsCouples who give each other back rubs or foot rubs are reported to have up to FOUR TIMES the intimacy, trust, closeness, and relationship longevity compared to relationships without this wonderful exchange!  The same is likely true for all our loved ones, children, friends, and other relatives…

Thumb pain from texting – Opponens Pollicis

Thumb pain from texting – Opponens PollicisOne of the features that sets human beings apart from most other animals is having opposable thumbs.  This simply means that we can reach our thumbs across our palms to touch our pinkies. This ability may not seem that special at first, but many of our beloved handheld devices, including cell phones, rely heavily on this evolutionary advantage.

That Tooth Ache May Not Be the Tooth

That Tooth Ache May Not Be the Tooth We know that trigger points can be excruciatingly painful, but who knew that some might literally cause you to pull your teeth out? We often complain about the lack of myofascial education in the medical profession. 

Prevent Pain from Trains, Planes and Automobiles

Prevent Pain from Trains, Planes and AutomobilesIt’s no fun to take a road trip and end up with back or buttock pain from the car seat!  It’s no treat to fly somewhere and end up with swollen, sore legs when you get there from the flight!

Low back pain – SI Joint Pain

Low back pain – SI Joint PainThis month’s topic  will be one of the most important for many readers. A remarkable number of people are familiar with a joint that you really have no business knowing about unless you’re an anatomy professor.

Summer Back Pain Blues – 5 Muscle Recipe

Summer Back Pain Blues – 5 Muscle RecipeNothing puts a damper on the excitement of summer like a back injury!  Unfortunately, they are not uncommon … Being cramped up all winter and sitting a lot can shorten our spinal muscles to the point where they are at risk of injury if we use them before properly preparing them for summer fun.

Miracle Hand & Wrist Cure Part 2

Miracle Hand & Wrist Cure Part 2Dear Friends!  Time for Part 2 of the Miracle Hand & Wrist Pain Cure!   This issue we will teach you how to get rid of TWO frustrating and painful conditions: “Weak Painful Grip” and “Stiff Fingers”! 

Miracle Hand & Wrist Cure Part 1

Miracle Hand & Wrist Cure Part 1One of the hard lessons we’ve learned in medicine is that Repetitive Use Injuries are real. We don’t have to have a traumatic incident to incur an injury in a joint, muscle or tendon.  All that has to happen to seriously wound a joint or muscle is repeated use day after day without proper maintenance and recovery.

Tired sore swollen feet

Tired sore swollen feetSometimes they’re sore in the morning … Sometimes they swell at the end of the day … Sometimes they hurt when we’re jogging or dancing Or during the sports that we play! Whatever time it is that they ache, one thing is true about feet … 

Back Pain Coming from Abs Rectus Abdominis

Back Pain Coming from Abs Rectus AbdominisBrrr!  A lot of our country is experiencing some pretty cold weather!  For those of us in snowy climates, ’tis the season for shoveling … and low back injuries! 

Five Keys Taking Power Over Pain

Five Keys Taking Power Over PainHappy New Year!  Some of us are probably well on our way to achieving our 2016 goals and resolutions!  We might be hitting the gym more, eating better, working on improving a relationship, breaking a bad habit, growing our businesses, taking more time for family, etc.

Small Hemipelvis Functional Scoliosis

Small Hemipelvis Functional ScoliosisYou’re probably familiar with Scoliosis, a condition where the spine curves sideways into a C or S-shaped appearance from the back.

Splenius Cervicis Migraines Blurred Vision Headache in Eye

Splenius Cervicis Migraines Blurred Vision Headache in EyeThis month we will look at a powerful demonstration of how a simple trigger point can cause incredibly uncomfortable effects in the body, such as the pain and visual disturbances of the migraine headache

Hamstrings Pain in the back of the knee thigh buttock

Hamstrings Pain in the back of the knee thigh buttockThis week’s highlight is a muscle we have all likely realized needs some attention at one time or another: The Hamstrings. You will find stretches for the Hamstrings in almost every school P.E. program, such as the standing toe touch and the sit and reach stretch.

Frozen Shoulder – Subscapularis

Frozen Shoulder – SubscapularisFrozen Shoulder can take a lot of fun out of summer warmth.  Just about any sport or activity involving lifting your arm above your head, reaching across your chest, or reaching back and up behind you can be spoiled.

Peroneus Group Fixing weak ankles

Peroneus Group Fixing weak anklesIf there is one injury that is famous for being repetitive, it’s the sprained ankle!   Especially with it being icy in many parts of the country right now, people are slipping and twisting their ankles left and right (or just one side at a time) … hence, the subject of this month’s issue of Muscle News… 

Scalens Causing hand and arm pain Pinched nerve in your neck

Scalens Causing hand and arm pain Pinched nerve in your neckIf there is one muscle group that must be evaluated in every case of hand and arm pain, it is the group of three neck muscles called the Scalenes.  Taking a look at the areas of referred pain (shaded in red below) from trigger points in this muscle group, we see that the entire length of the arm from the shoulder down into the fingers can be affected.

Iliopsoas The most likely low back pain muscle

Iliopsoas The most likely low back pain muscleSitting has become such a large and unhealthy part of our daily activities, healthcare professionals have coined the term “Sittosis” to describe the range of health problems caused by this prolonged sitting.

Not all Ear Aches are due to an infection

Not all Ear Aches are due to an infectionParents!  This issue is especially important for your young ones.  Please enjoy and make use of this information!
Unfortunately, ear infections are a prevalent and painful experience for young children.

Another source of knee pain

Another source of knee painGreetings!  Spring is almost here, and of course that means you are thinking of all the trigger point self-care you will be doing to enjoy your outdoor activities, right? 

Legs keep you awake at night?

Legs keep you awake at night?Thanks to   Neuromuscular Update, every month you’ve been learning great techniques for relieving pain and improving your muscular and skeletal health.

Don’t make me laugh

Don’t make me laughHave you ever had a pain or “stitch” in your side, maybe in the middle of a fit of laughter?  Do you ever have trouble taking a full breath or experience pain in the side while breathing, sneezing, or coughing?

Low Back Pain, Buttock Pain

Low Back Pain, Buttock PainWhen 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).

Groin Pain, Pain in the inner thigh

Groin Pain, Pain in the inner thighIn past issues, 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. 

Relieve Low Back Pain and Pseudo Sciatica – Gluteus Minimus

Relieve Low Back Pain and Pseudo Sciatica – Gluteus MinimusIs it really Sciatica or just a trigger point in your buttocks muscle?  In this issue we focus on the Gluteus Minimus, a muscle in your buttocks with a surprising referred pain pattern that mimics the pain of sciatica! 

Soleus Heel Pain often diagnosed as Plantar Fasciitis

Soleus Heel Pain often diagnosed as Plantar FasciitisThe Soleus and heel pain! 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.

Upper Trapezius – A shoulder muscle with a Migraine punch

Upper Trapezius – A shoulder muscle with a Migraine punchIn this issue, 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.”