Tag: neck

trigger points that refer into the neck

Quick and easy hangover relief

Client’s Description Crapulence – Sickness caused by excessive drinking. 2. Excessive indulgence; intemperance. [From late Latin crāpulentus, very drunk, from Latin crāpula, intoxication, from Greek kraipalē.] crap′u·lent adj. People complain of headache, nausea, and misery that followContinue reading

Trigger Points – Earache and Sore Throat

Client’s Description First of all, most people skip their bodywork session when they feel this way as they believe that they are getting sick. When they do come in with this, people complain of earache thatContinue reading

Stretching for scalenes

Here are some specific stretches that have been recommended by many sources over the years. Clinical experience has proven them to be effective for helping the problematic effects of tight scalene muscles. I have added theContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Shoulder pain when sleeping on your side

Client’s Description People complain of pain that disturbs their sleep when lying on the painful shoulder or on the opposite shoulder. It is a deeper pain than the illustration suggests. They have spent most of theirContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Pain, burning and tingling in the back of the head

Client’s Description When the trigger point is mild, people complain of a headache and run their hand up and down the back of their head on one side. They often complain of a bigger areaContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Stiffness at the base of the neck

Client’s Description People complain of stiffness in their neck while turning their head. When I ask for more details, they often turn their head slowly until they say, “There. It hurts right there.” When IContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Stiffness up the side of the neck

This referral pattern creates pain up the back and side the neck while you turn your head. When it is very active, it also creates soreness and pain under the shoulder-blade. The exact location ofContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Neck tension when wearing a heavy coat

An interesting post for people with upper neck pain when carrying a bag in one hand or tension when wearing a heavy coat. This trigger point creates a focus of pain in the upper neckContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Neck Pain with Sore Shoulder

Clinical experience reveals that a neck pain with a shoulder pain usually comes from other trigger points. The sore shoulder usually comes from the middle trapezius trigger point. The trigger points activated by a displacedContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Pain at the Base of the Head and Under Shoulder Blade

Years of clinical experience reveal that pain under the shoulder-blade with neck pain are usually caused by two or three other patterns. The pain under the shoulder is most commonly this trigger point. Pain at theContinue reading