This is a collection of self-care posts to rehabilitate muscle. The posts are not always specific to a particular trigger point pattern. They include; stretch routines that help multiple patterns; guidelines for exercise, self-calming techniques, example videos, and more…
If you’d like to see self-care for a specific pain pattern, find the pain pattern in this collection to find the pain pattern. Then, take the link for self-care from that post.
This website is being revised, and some posts have not yet been converted to newer images and formats.
10 Keys to Better Stretching
General Self-Care Stretches and Exercises
How I became a fan of Active Isolated Stretching.
Ice Plunges For The Ankle and Foot
Self Care – Basics of Ice-and-Stretch
Self Care – Breathing exercise for upper back pain
Self Care – Breathing Exercises to Reduce Shoulder Tension
Self Care – Cough less and cough with less pain
Self Care – Doorway Stretches for Chest Muscles
Self Care – Guidelines for using an Ice Pack
Self Care – Headache Relief Through Ice And Stretch
Self Care – Kneeling Stretch for Hip Flexors
Self Care – Releasing hip trigger points with a tennis ball
Self Care – Seated Posture
Self Care – Seated Stretches for Stiff, Swollen Hands
Self Care – The Box – Ice and Stretch for Your Neck
Self Care – TMJ stretch
Self Care – Tuck Tilt Turn Lift to Correct Forward-Head Posture
Self-Care Supine Twist
Shoulder Pain Relief with a Tennis Ball and Stretching
Stretching for scalene muscles
Stretching the Deep Calf Muscles
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Tony Preston has a practice in Atlanta, Georgia, where he sees clients. He has written materials and instructed classes since the mid-90s. This includes anatomy, trigger points, cranial, and neuromuscular.
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*This site is undergoing significant changes. We are reformatting and expanding the posts to make them easier to read. The result will also be more accessible and include more patterns with better self-care. Meanwhile, there may be formatting, content presentation, and readability inconsistencies. Until we get older posts updated, please excuse our mess.