Tag: upper back

Breathing exercise for upper back pain

I have many clients who come to me for problems in their upper back. Some have “forward head posture.” Some have that sharp stitch when they take a breath. Some have pain between the shoulderContinue reading

Trigger Points – Can’t Reach Pain Under the Shoulder Blade

Client’s Description People complain of pain under the shoulder blade that can’t be reached. It aches fairly constantly. This pain can become so vague, unreachable and constant that people do not consider it in their pain patternsContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Stiffness at the base of the neck

Client’s Description People complain of stiffness in their neck while turning their head. When I ask for more details, they often turn their head slowly until they say, “There. It hurts right there.” When IContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Stiffness up the side of the neck

This referral pattern creates pain up the back and side the neck while you turn your head. When it is very active, it also creates soreness and pain under the shoulder-blade. The exact location ofContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Irritating Tags, Burning Shoulders

This post is especially interesting for people with sensory processing disorder. This trigger point creates an aggravating burning or itching sensation between the shoulder blades. It is associated with a trigger point in the middleContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Neck Pain with Sore Shoulder

Clinical experience reveals that a neck pain with a shoulder pain usually comes from other trigger points. The sore shoulder usually comes from the middle trapezius trigger point. The trigger points activated by a displacedContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Pain at the Base of the Head and Under Shoulder Blade

Years of clinical experience reveal that pain under the shoulder-blade with neck pain are usually caused by two or three other patterns. The pain under the shoulder is most commonly this trigger point. Pain at theContinue reading