Tag: oitf-multifidi-rotatores

Trigger Points – Stiff Low Back with Pain in the Lower Hip

This is one of several posts about a stiff, fragile low back. A stiff low back is usually a combination of a binding intervertebral joint with more than one muscle involved. If you have a stiffContinue reading

Trigger Points – Fragile Low Back with SI Joint Pain

This is one of several posts about a stiff, fragile low back. A stiff low back is usually a combination of a binding intervertebral joint with more than one muscles involved. If you have a stiffContinue reading

Trigger Points – Pain Along One Side of the Sacrum

Client Description These people complain of pain up and down their sacrum on one side. When I ask where it hurts, they straighten their fingers and place their index and thumb along their sacrum, slightly to oneContinue reading

Rotatores and Multifidi – Functional Anatomy

Multifidi and Rotatores Multifidi and rotatores form a thick band of muscle that fills the lamina groove. They connect the transverse process of a vertebra to the vertebrae above it. The shortest strand is the deepest. As theContinue reading

Do You Find Trigger Point Illustrations Confusing?

Most books and sites on trigger points are usually focused on a the characteristics of a trigger point. They help you primarily understand its areas of referral, impaired functions, sensation, activities of onset, etc. IfContinue reading

Trigger Points – Sharp Pain Between the Shoulder Blades

Client’s Description People complain of pain along the spine between the shoulder blades. This can vary a great deal in intensity. It can be nagging and achy or sharp in a deep breath. There are aContinue 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