Tag: upper neck

More than surviving.

Annie (her alias) is a Texan grandmother in her late 60s. She started working with me years ago. She has some real problems with degenerative discs in her neck. We’ve been through a lot. I’veContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Shoulder pain when sleeping on your side

Client’s Description People complain of pain that disturbs their sleep when lying on the painful shoulder or on the opposite shoulder. It is a deeper pain than the illustration suggests. They have spent most of theirContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Neck tension when wearing a heavy coat

An interesting post for people with upper neck pain when carrying a bag in one hand or tension when wearing a heavy coat. This trigger point creates a focus of pain in the upper neckContinue 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

Understanding Trigger Points – Pain In The Base Of The Head With Earache

Clinical experience reveals that pain at the base of the head with ear ache is usually caused by two other trigger points. By lifting our chin out to, for instance, study a computer screen, theContinue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Neck-ache Headache, Eye-ache

Client’s Description People come in and complain of a headache behind the eye. There are several headache patterns in the eye, so I always ask for as many specifics as possible. If they are a regular client,Continue reading

Understanding Trigger Points – Headache at the back of your head

Client’s Description This pattern creates a strong band of tension along the base of the head that comes up over the back of the head. It comes from the semispinalis cervicis muscle. When it isContinue reading