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Subscapularis – Self-Care

Here, you will find ways to, on your own, relieve pain behind the shoulder when raising your arm and the chronic band of wrist pain and irritation. Both patterns are created by the trigger point in the subscapularis muscle. You can read more about how people describe and aggravate those patterns by linking back to …

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

Here, you will find relief through self-care for mid-back pain that extends upward, forward and stiffens the lower back. If you’d like to read more about how it feels or what aggravates this condition, read this other post. Cycling can easily aggravate the trigger point that creates this mid-back pain. This is especially true when …

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Self-Care – Radiating Pain Under the Shoulder Blade

Here, you will find strategies for effective relief o the nagging pain under the shoulder blade created by iliocostalis cervicis, If you’d like to read more about how people describe this and the activities that aggravate it, look at this other post. If this is acute and sharp, you will have to be very careful …

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Self Care – Aching mid-back with tired triceps

Avoid things that yank your elbow from front to back like cranking the lawnmower, raking, or letting that dog jerk the leash. This also gets aggravated by letting the rowing machine jerk forward during the exercise. One client activated by compressing the armpit against a chair back while twisted to talk to the person behind …

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Self Care – Pain at the Base of the Head and Under Shoulder Blade

Here, you can find relief on your own from pain at the base of the head and under the shoulder blade. You can read more about how people describe this pattern and the activities that create the problem in this post. Avoid sleeping in awkward positions or, especially, under a draft. Chill aggravates this pain …

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Pain at the Base of the Head and Under Shoulder Blade

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. With this trigger point, people complain about tension and a focus on pain and tension at the base of their head. When I press for more detail, they may tell me about the tension in their neck and under the shoulder. …

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Self Care – Pain Between Shoulder Blades When Slouching

Change these activities: Here, you will find strategies for getting temporary and lasting relief from that pain along your shoulder blade while slouching. If you’d like to read more about how people describe the pain or what aggravates it check out this other post. The rhomboid major and minor muscles refer pain between the shoulder …

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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 people describe, activate, and perpetuate the pain by looking at this other post. Typically, people ignore this pain that they can’t reach under the shoulder blade until it becomes chronic. At that point, these trigger …

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Nagging Pain Inside The Bottom of the Shoulder Blade

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain of nagging pain in the upper or mid-back, just inside the bottom of the shoulder blade. They have trouble determining what causes it or what to do for relief. They may also complain of sore ribs on that …

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Mid-back Pain that May Stiffen the Low Back

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain of stiffness, tightness, and pain in their mid-back. They almost always make this awkward move where they reach back to touch the lower ribs on that side. Often, they complain about how it stiffens their lower back. They may …

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