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Self-Care – Temporalis Headache & Tooth Pain

Here, you will find self-care strategies for relief when you have a headache around the brow with sensitive front, upper teeth. You can also read more about how people describe this pain and the activities that typically create the problem in this other post. Here’s the perfect storm of temporalis trigger point activation; yawning while wearing a …

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Self-Care – Shoulder Pain in Back, Reaching Up and Around

Here, you can find ways to get relief on your own from pain in the back of your shoulder that flares up when you reach up and around. You can read more about how people describe this pain and the activities that typically create the problem in this other post. You can usually lasting relief …

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Subscapularis – Self-Care

Here, you will find ways to, on your own, relieve pain behind the shoulder when raising your arm and the chronic band of wrist pain and irritation. Both patterns are created by the trigger point in the subscapularis muscle. You can read more about how people describe and aggravate those patterns by linking back to …

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Self-Care – Supraspinatus

Relief for the supraspinatus muscle offers the solution to the problems presented in more than one post: Pain and clicking while grooming Unresolvable tennis elbow Shoulder pain when carrying Relief from shoulder and elbow pain can be simple with stretching or icing. At times, this is more serious. A tear in the tendon will not …

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Self-Care – Spot of Pain Behind Shoulder

This problem usually, but not always, occurs after you have resolved pain problems in the infraspinatus. Not caring for this may re-activate that pattern of pain deep in the shoulder. These self-care ideas are very similar to the self care recommendations for that muscle. Several things will bother this shoulder problem: Sleeping on that shoulder …

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The Gift of Relief and Self-Care

It was the night before ChristmasAnd all through the houseMother’s back was achingDad was being a grouse. The children were all snuggledUp in their bedsUnable to sleepBecause of the dread They’d seen mama grimaceAnd Daddy complainWould tomorrow be a bust?On account of their pain? Looking for a gift that will bring longer-term happiness than a …

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