Upper Crossed Syndrome and chronic pain (UCS). The imbalance of four key muscle groups underlies many cases of headache, neck and upper back pain. Upper back and neck pain is epidemic in our culture. It has surpassed [...]
When I am assessing a myofascial issue for someone, I come at it from several angles. You should too! This does not replace the assessment and treatment by a professional but it is a good start for many of the routine chronic pain problems we may develop.
Many things outside your feet can make them hurt. For instance, myofascial dysfunction some of the muscles of the calf or hip can cause problems with your feet. However, some foot problems really do orginate in the [...]
Claw Toes and Foot Pain If you are developing claw toes and foot pain, you may have trigger points in your long toe flexors. These are [...]
Chronic big toe and ankle pain can be caused by trigger points in the Tibialis Anterior (TibA) muscle. This is a common problem for many runners and other athletes. Maybe your TibA is inhibited and not engaging well with other muscles in your calf. How does this happen?