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Stretching the Deep Calf Muscles

Overview Here, you will find a few short steps for stretching the deep compartment of the calf, anatomically called the “leg” or “low-leg.” This process is not rocket science, but knowing a few pointers is helpful to make it easier and more effective. Sit Sit down in a comfortable place where you can prop your …

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Self-Care – Pain in Achilles Tendon, Maybe Calf & Arch

Here, you will find strategies for relief from pain in the Achilles tendon that may come with pain in the calf and arch of the foot. For more information about how people describe this pain pattern look at this other post. NOTE: If you don’t get good results from these self-care strategies in a short …

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Morton’s Foot Structure

An Overview Morton’s foot structure is based on differences in the bone structure of the feet. At a point, it creates pain patterns in the foot. Additionally, it can create imbalances in gait that perpetuate trigger points and pain patterns in the leg and hip. This is a brief overview. Toes Are Not Created Equally …

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Self-Care – Pain Along Inside of Knee on Steps

Here, you will find strategies for relief from pain along the inside of the knee that may buckle on steps. For more information about how people describe this pattern look at this other post. Falls and Youthful Challenges This condition is more serious when you are older. Take extra care when descending steps. Also, avoid …

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Self-Care – Pain Along the Side of Thigh when Walking or Sleeping

Here, you will find self-care for pain along the side of the thigh and knee when walking or sleeping. Look at this other post for more information about how people describe this pattern. Be Careful on Stairs and Inclines This muscle can create some stiffness and buckling in the knee on stairs. It tends to …

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Self-Care – Buttock Pain with Tightness in the Back

Here, you will find strategies for relief from the self-care of buttock pain with a tightness that can extend into the back. 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 …

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Self-Care – Pain Behind the Ear with Tension Down the Neck

Here, you will find strategies for relief from pain behind the ear with tension down the side of the neck. Look at this other post for more information about how people describe this pattern. Looking Up with a Twist Once aggravated, This pain pattern will bother you to look up and to the side. Today, …

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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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Self Care – Painful, Unstable Ankle

Here, you will find strategies for relief from a painful, unstable ankle. Look at this other post for more information about how people describe this pattern. Mild Sprain? In the first 48 hours, R.I.C.E. With proper care, this should improve over 48 hours. If it doesn’t improve, or there are some bluish areas around your …

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