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Self Care – Stiff and Slow When Rising From Seated Position

Client Description Here, you will find self-care for relief when you are painfully stiff and slow when rising from a seat. If you’d like to read more about how people describe this pain or aggravate the condition, look at this other post. Help Yourself Use the arms of the chair to help push yourself out …

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Self Care – Pain Along One Side of the Low Back

Here you will find ways to get relief on your own for pain along one side of the low back. These are reliable self-care strategies that I use in my practice every week. If you’d like to read more about how people describe the problem and activities that aggravate it read this other post. Avoid …

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Pain Along One Side of the Low Back

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. The patient with this pain runs their hand up and down along one side of their low back and says that it hurts there. They often say that they have pain along one side of the low back when they get …

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Self Care: Headache In The Eyebrow

Here, you will find ways to get relief from this headache in the eyebrow. Be aware that there are several headache patterns just above or below the eyebrow. Take a look at this list of headache patterns to be sure that this is the right one. If you’d like to read more about how people …

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Self Care – Pain through the SI Joint when standing on one foot

Get relief on your own from pain through your sacroiliac (SI) joint when stepping onto one foot. In this case, the hip feels unhinged and fragile. Often, this is associated with a sharp, stiff pain in the low back. How people describe this pain and the activities that activate it are discussed more extensively in …

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Self Care – Earache with Jaw tension

Here, you will find ways to get relief from the trigger point that creates earache with jaw tension. If you’d like to read more about how people describe the pain or what activities create the pain, look at this other post. A little gentle pressure while opening your mouth to stretch can offer great relief …

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Self-Care – Headache Beside Crown with Eye pain

This post contains self-care strategies for the headache beside the crown that creates tired, achy eyes. If you’d like to read more about how people describe this pain and the activities that aggravate it, read this other post. If you would like to experience less of this pain pattern, avoid wearing hats too tightly across …

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Self Care – Sharp Upper Back Pain Between the Shoulder Blades

Self-care for this type of sharp, upper back pain can be quick and easy relief for many people. If it is recurring or doesn’t seem to let go completely, see your bodyworker. Once you have this condition, it tends to be difficult to avoid involuntary movements that grab and aggravate it. You will find that …

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Self Care – Sharp Pain in Front of Shoulder, Tight Low Back

Self Care for this trigger point problem in the latissimus dorsi can be very effective. Use gentle and steady with the stretches and avoid aggravating it by jerking the arm up and forward for quick relief. If this is persistent, see your bodyworker. Avoid things that overload this section of the latissimus dorsi by pulling …

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Sleeping and Trigger Points: Pain Patterns, Causes, Self-Care

This is a collection of posts about Pain patterns related to sleep. In these posts, you can find information on: trigger point patterns resulting in pain that may wake you sleeping patterns that activate trigger points which then bother you when you’re awake patterns that make it hard to get out of bed self-care for …

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