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Breathing: Pain Patterns and Self-care

This is a collection of posts about breathing muscles and the related pain patterns, restrictions, and self-care. This includes breathing…

4 years ago

Self-Care – Mid Back Pain Often with Stiff Low Back

Here, you will find relief through self-care for mid-back pain that extends upward, forward and creates a stiff the lower…

4 years ago

Iliocostalis – Massage Therapy Notes

Massage and bodywork for iliocostalis thoracis may involve more than local joint work and trigger point release. Overstretching of the…

4 years ago

Pectoralis Minor – Massage Therapy Notes

Overview These notes on massage and bodywork focus on the pectoralis minor. They offer the classical neuromuscular massage protocol in…

4 years ago

Self Care – Pain in the Front of Shoulder When Lifting Arm

Overview Here, you can find self-care strategies for relief on your own from trigger points in the pectoralis minor. Typically,…

4 years ago

Pectoralis Major – Massage Therapy Notes

The pectoralis major is a broad, fan-shaped muscle made of flat overlapping strips that covers the anterior ribs. Pecs are…

4 years ago

Self Care – Neck tension when wearing a heavy coat

Overview Here, you will find self-care strategies for neck tension, pain, and irritation in the upper neck from a heavy…

4 years ago

Self Care – Scalene Pain of Upper Back, Arm & Hand

Overview Scalene muscles produce a number of patterns that can be experienced separately. These self-care strategies are great for relief…

4 years ago

Serratus Posterior Superior – Massage Therapy Notes

Here, you will find massage and bodywork notes for the serratus posterior superior muscle. This includes integrative sequencing of treatment.…

4 years ago

Self Care – Can’t Reach Pain Under the Shoulder Blade

This post offers strategies for relief when you can't reach that pain under your shoulder blade. Learn more about how…

4 years ago