Tag: oitf-intrinsic back

Rotatores and Multifidi – Functional Anatomy

Multifidi and Rotatores Multifidi and rotatores form a thick band of muscle that fills the lamina groove. They connect the transverse process of a vertebra to the vertebrae above it. The shortest strand is the deepest. As theContinue reading

Trigger Points – Mid-back pain that extends up and around

Client’s Description   People complain of stiffness, tightness and pain in their back as they reach around to touch their lower ribs. They often complain of how it extends up to the outside of the shoulderContinue reading

Trigger Points – Sharp Pain Between the Shoulder Blades

Client’s Description People complain of pain along the spine between the shoulder blades. This can vary a great deal in intensity. It can be nagging and achy or sharp in a deep breath. There are aContinue reading

Trigger Points – Can’t Reach Pain Under the Shoulder Blade

Client’s Description People complain of pain under the shoulder blade that can’t be reached. It aches fairly constantly. This pain can become so vague, unreachable and constant that people do not consider it in their pain patternsContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Pain, burning and tingling in the back of the head

Client’s Description When the trigger point is mild, people complain of a headache and run their hand up and down the back of their head on one side. They often complain of a bigger areaContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Pain at the Base of the Head and Under Shoulder Blade

Years of clinical experience reveal that pain under the shoulder-blade with neck pain are usually caused by two or three other patterns. The pain under the shoulder is most commonly this trigger point. Pain at theContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Neck-ache Headache, Eye-ache

Client’s Description People come in and complain of a headache behind the eye. There are several headache patterns in the eye, so I always ask for as many specifics as possible. If they are a regular client,Continue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Headache at the back of your head

Client’s Description This pattern creates a strong band of tension along the base of the head that comes up over the back of the head. It comes from the semispinalis cervicis muscle. When it isContinue reading