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Pain in the Achilles Tendon

Achilles Pain People primarily complain of pain along the Achilles tendon. The pain seems to travel from the Achilles through the heel to the arch. It is distressing, especially for active people. Athletes with a more stable foot position in their activity, like cycling, often refer to this Achilles referral as “tightness.” Often, Calf and …

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Pain Alongside of Thigh when Walking or Sleeping

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. Strip of Pain Along Most of the Thigh People trace alongside the length of their thigh and complain of pain while walking or sleeping. This pain often creates instability in the knee while climbing steps. The pain with instability makes …

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Buttock Pain with Tightness into the Back

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People touch the fullness of the hip, right in the middle of their buttock, and say, I get pain here.” Often, they have tightness extending toward their low/mid-back. The back pain is usually not part of their initial complaint. However, …

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Pain Behind the Ear with Tension Down the Neck

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. Pain Behind Ear Mostly, people complain of pain behind the ear. Often, they complain about “ear pain.” Then, when asked to touch the pain, they get more specific. Sometimes, they refer to as an earache. I ask if any sensations …

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Self-Care – Stiff Low Back Pain to the Crest of the Hip

Here, you will find strategies for relief from stiff low back pain that focuses on the crest of the hip. For more information about how people describe this pattern look at this other post. Reaching and Twisting This sort of movement stresses the erectors of the back. In addition, many people have an unstable or …

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Tailbone or Lower Hip Pain When Seated

People complain of tailbone pain when sitting for long periods. Usually, it bothers them after a long drive in the car or sitting in a theater for long periods. Often, they have gotten a special pillow that prevents pressing on the tailbone, but it doesn’t help. People may also complain of pain around the bone …

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Side of Hip Pain after Childbirth or Cycling

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. Patients trace their fingers up and down the side of their hip and complain of constant pain. In addition, they might have some have nervy” pain on the inside of their thigh or the “bone that they sit on.” The …

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Front of Elbow Pain When Carrying or Shoveling

Patients complain of this pain in the front of their elbow when picking up and carrying things. Heavier objects may produce sharper pain. Even moderately heavy objects can create an achy pain in the bicep with a sharper pain in the pocket of the elbow. This elbow pain tends to be less bothersome when picking …

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Self Care – Sharp Pain Across Top of Hips

Here, you will find self-care for relief from sharp pain across the top of your hips. I probably give this post to more clients than any other to help with low back pain. If you’d like to read more about how people describe the pattern, see an example and review activities that aggravate it take …

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