Headaches are often triggered and/or aggravated by a constellation of muscles of the neck that contain taut bands, trigger points and other dysfunctional segments. Understanding the relationships between these muscles helps determine approaches for treatment and as well as self-care. The muscles of the neck are part of a [...]
The extensors of the hand and the wrist include extensor carpi ulnaris, extensor carpi radialis longus, and extensor carpi radialis brevis. All three run most of the length of the forearm. Collectively, along with brachioradialis, they extend the hand at the wrist. Their chief function is to prevent wrist [...]
The deltoid is sometimes considered one muscle with three sections and sometimes treated as three separate muscles. Together they form the bulk of your shoulder and are used to raise your arm from your side and flex and extend your arm at the shoulder. Problems with the deltoid muscles [...]
Sleep is a natural process when we rest and repair ourselves. In, fact a minimum amount of sleep is needed for survival. However, we need larger amount of sleep to be at our best.
Ideally, we don't need to do anything about sleep. Usually, we get tired, we go to bed, sleep all night and wake up the next day feel refreshed.
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 [...]
If you have foot, heel or calf pain, you may have thought it was from tight calves and plantar fasciitis. This is a common problem for many runners and other athletes. Treating tibialis posterior might make a difference.