Trigger Point Pain Patterns

Shoulder Pain and Neck Tension in Golf Swing

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. Shoulder Pain During Swing Patients complain about pain in the shoulder occurring at the end of their golf swing. When I ask them to demonstrate, they slowly go through the golf swing, pausing a little extra at the end to …

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Stiff, Fragile, Aching Low Back: Pain Patterns, Causes, Self-Care

Stiffness in the low back can come from several larger muscles like spinal erectors, latissimus dorsi, and psoas. Fragility in the low back usually comes from a joint problem in the vertebrae. The two patterns play in concert to create a pain pattern that is a combination of the two. This post is a collection …

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Pain Along One Side of the Low Back

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. The patient with this pain runs their hand up and down along one side of their low back and says that it hurts there. They often say that they have pain along one side of the low back when they get …

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Earache with Jaw tension

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People usually complain about earache and some jaw tension. Sometimes they complain about a roaring in the ear or some other form of tinnitus. At times, when the trigger point is most severe, there is sharp pain deep in the ear with a sickly …

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Pain Through the Hip Joint when Standing on One Foot

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain that it hurts through the hip when they stand on that foot. Some people describe it as feeling like the SI joint is unhinged. Others will complain that it makes it difficult to get out of the car …

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Pain Between Shoulder Blades: Pain Patterns, Causes, Self-Care

This is a collection of posts about trigger points that refer pain between the shoulder blades. This is a subset of some other regions but it is so common that we have created its own category. Remember that people usually feel only a portion of the pattern. Also, people usually feel the portion in darkest …

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Pain in the Torso and Arm: Signs, Pain Patterns, Self-care, Therapy Notes…

This is a collection of posts about trigger points that refer into the torso and arm. Remember that people often feel a portion of the trigger point referral patter, not all of it. Sometimes, it is not just the dark red areas. You can read more about that in this post. Also, some people don’t …

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Sleeping and Trigger Points: Pain Patterns, Causes, Self-Care

This is a collection of posts about Pain patterns related to sleep. In these posts, you can find information on: trigger point patterns resulting in pain that may wake you sleeping patterns that activate trigger points which then bother you when you’re awake patterns that make it hard to get out of bed self-care for …

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