We call things that maintain, or continue, our pain myofascial perpetuating factors. Often, these are similar to things that helped cause the problem. Dr. Janet Travell was pioneer in the field of myofascial and trigger point therapy. In fact, she wrote extensively about pain, myofascial perpetuating factors and [...]
Trigger points in muscles on the outside of calf cause ankle and heel pain. The weakness of inhibition from these trigger points can also cause instability in the ankles. Like many other muscles of the lower leg, the fibularis group often works more to control movement than to produce it.
Accident? Get Treatment ASAP! Even minor accidents can set off a chain of events that can have serious life changing consequences. For example, the impact of whiplash may last for months or years. Fortunately, chances are that your auto medical payments coverage will pay 100% of treatment [...]
The infrapinatus muscle is a thick irregular rotator cuff muscle located on the back of your shoulder blade. It has a strong connection to the shoulder and along with teres minor, rotates your arm externally. Most importantly, in conjunction with the other rotator cuff muscles, it is responsible for [...]
Low back pain is routinely listed as the largest cause of chronic pain in the US, responsible for more occupational disability than any other cause. This problem has deep roots in modern western lifestyles. Many people have been through an episode of LBP that was severe enough to be [...]
The supraspinatus muscle is the most active of the four rotator cuff muscles. It is responsible for abduction of the your arm at the shoulder. Most importantly, in conjunction with the other rotator cuff muscles, it is responsible for dynami