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Self-Care – Temporalis Headache & Tooth Pain

Here, you will find self-care strategies for relief when you have a headache around the brow with sensitive front, upper teeth. You can also read more about how people describe this pain and the activities that typically create the problem in this other post. Here’s the perfect storm of temporalis trigger point activation; yawning while wearing a …

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Self-Care – Shoulder Pain in Back, Reaching Up and Around

Here, you can find ways to get relief on your own from pain in the back of your shoulder that flares up when you reach up and around. You can read more about how people describe this pain and the activities that typically create the problem in this other post. You can usually lasting relief …

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Self-Care – Supraspinatus

Relief for the supraspinatus muscle offers the solution to the problems presented in more than one post: Pain and clicking while grooming Unresolvable tennis elbow Shoulder pain when carrying Relief from shoulder and elbow pain can be simple with stretching or icing. At times, this is more serious. A tear in the tendon will not …

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The Gift of Relief and Self-Care

It was the night before ChristmasAnd all through the houseMother’s back was achingDad was being a grouse. The children were all snuggledUp in their bedsUnable to sleepBecause of the dread They’d seen mama grimaceAnd Daddy complainWould tomorrow be a bust?On account of their pain? Looking for a gift that will bring longer-term happiness than a …

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Self Care – Pain in Shoulder or Forearm while Steering

You can get temporary relief from pain in the shoulder and forearm while driving by changing your steering habits and using topical creams. Lasting relief is possible with stretching in most cases For Your Safety, Change Driving with your hand on the top of the steering wheel is dangerous in cars with airbags. Also, the …

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Self-Care – Mid Back Pain that May Stiffen the Low Back

Mid-back pain that extends extends upward, forward and stiffens the lower back requires some focused self-care. The trigger point for mid-back pain is easily aggravated when cycling. This is especially true when you bend over the handlebars with your head low. Consider changing up your cycling routine by using a recumbent for a while. OK. …

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