Torso Pain

Aching mid-back with tired triceps

People complain of an area of aching pain at the base of the shoulder blade. They can’t reach it and may ask to trace the spot on my back or on the illustration that I have on the wall. It has a constant ache that suddenly becomes more painful on certain movements. It can be surprisingly painful …

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Pain Between Shoulder Blades When Slouching

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain of aching along the inside of the shoulder blade while slouching. Also, it is annoyingly tender along the edge of the shoulder blade. The pain in the upper back usually begins when they are slumped forward at a …

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Burning and itching along the shoulder blade

People complain of burning along the inside of their shoulder blade. This burning and itching along the shoulder blade will make you want to rub up against a doorway or get one of those massage canes to get at it. It is my experience that people are quick to notify a body therapist (like me) …

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Pain along Shoulder Blade when Reaching Up or Back

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain of pain along the inside of their shoulder-blade when reaching high above the head. They also get pain while reaching to the back seat of the car or adjusting clothing behind the back.  Often, they have usually adapted …

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Sharp Pain Between the Shoulder Blades

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain of sharp pain along the spine of the upper back between the shoulder blades. The intensity varies a great deal. It can be nagging and achy or sharp during a deep breath. Although there are several patterns between the …

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Radiating Pain Under the Base of the Shoulder-Blade

Radiating pain under the bottom of the shoulder blade is either acute or chronic. Acute cases complain of sharp pain that jabs at them and radiates up and toward the spine. It makes them stiff and aggravated because the wrong move creates pain. Once its aggravated, it can radiate, even when they are still. Chronic …

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Sharp Pain in Front of Shoulder, with Tight Low Back

People complain of pain in the shoulder that is sharp and sudden when reaching up and/or forward. This may occur during a tennis serve or when getting something off of a high shelf. Also. this is aggravated when a dog yanks forward on the leash. This creates sharp pain in the shoulder at the end of the stretch …

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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. People with these symptoms need to check with a medical doctor before getting bodywork that may mask important indicators. People usually complain …

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Irritating Tags, Burning Shoulders

People complain about the tension between the shoulder blades. There are a lot of things that create tension here, so I press on for more specific information. It is not likely that they came in for a massage because their tags are bothering them, So I ask about the tags when they complain of shoulder tension. They …

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