Tag: back of thigh

Yoga, “that good stretch feeling,” and trigger points

Stretching can be a useful daily ritual of relief. It changes a stiff body into something that has less pain and stiffness. I give it to my clients to manage their daily pain, and itContinue reading

Sciatica, Degenerative Discs and Trigger Points

Many clients come to me with pain that their doctor has called “sciatica.” Sciatica originally referred to a painful inflammation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve emerges from the lower lumbar vertebrae and upper sacralContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – The Seizing Hamstring

This is a great example of how trigger points can create a confusing referral pattern that leaves you chasing the wrong muscle. Client’s Description These people grab their hamstring and talk about how painful itContinue reading