Tag: oitf-pectoralis-major

Extrinsic Chest Muscles – Functional Anatomy

Extrinsic Chest Muscles   Extrinsic chest muscles, as you can see, originate on the front of the axial skeleton and insert on the upper extremity. Generally speaking, they protract the scapula and draw the humerusContinue reading

Pectoralis Major – Functional Anatomy

Muscle Dissection studies show that pectoralis major varies dramatically. There is commonly 2-5 laminates, sometimes 6 or 7, and sometimes the entire pectoralis is missing (Poland Syndrome). Also, the overlap of sections varies among studies.Continue reading

Trigger Points – Tender, Sensitive Breasts

Client Description Women complain of fibrocystic nodules in the breast tissue and tenderness. Men and women both complain of a hypersensitive nipple. The illustration shows a solid area, but the reports are about sensitivity or nodulesContinue reading

Trigger Points – Pain in front of shoulder when reaching out to the side

Client’s Description People complain of pain in the front of the shoulder when reaching to the side while their arm is at shoulder level. It is easy to adapt movement to avoid this unless there isContinue reading

Trigger Points – Hard to Resolve Forearm Pain

Pain across the chest and down the arm is similar to the sensations of heart attack. Most of my clients have already checked with their heart specialist and tests show that they are OK. PeopleContinue reading