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Trigger Points In The Neck...The Unwanted Tight Muscle Knots That Cause More Problems Than You Might Think!!! by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 24 Jun 2008 7:07pm I'll start by defining trigger points. They are a tight spot in a muscle that occurs when muscles gets imbalanced, strained or irritated in some way. It typically occurs because there is some pressure or irritation to the nerves communicating to that muscle. You see, your muscles and body parts are told what to do, when to move, etc. from your ... Read on »
Trigger Points In The Neck...The Unwanted Tight Muscle Knots That Cause More Problems Than You Might Think!!! by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 4:12pm I'll start by defining trigger points. They are a tight spot in a muscle that occurs when muscles gets imbalanced, strained or irritated in some way. It typically occurs because there is some pressure or irritation to the nerves communicating to that muscle. You see, your muscles and body parts are told what to do, when to move, etc. f ... Read on »
Difference between Deep Tissues Massage and Therapeutic Massage at Healthy Being Wellness Center in St. Petersburg Florida by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 16 Sep 2012 10:32am Every day we receive calls from massage customers seeking massage services but are not quite sure which is appropriate for them.  I thought I'd share with you a few massage services and how to know which one will help you address your goal of pain relief, relaxation, tension reduction and optimum healing. There are several different ... Read on »
St. Petersburg Acupuncture Clinic offers Acupuncture for Joint Pain, Muscle Pain, Strains, Sprains, Soft Tissue Injury, Sports I by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 18 Jan 2012 6:50am Acupuncture for Muscle and Joint Pain. Pain due to muscle or joint dysfunction affects us all at some time or another. Whether you injure yourself exercising, develop a problem from hours spent at a computer, or suffer arthritic pain, our acupuncture can provide you with the pain relief you need (and it’s drug free). Everyday we tre ... Read on »
Ask Lance: About Bikram by Lance B. Patient Expert Posted Sat 29 Nov 2008 12:26pm Straight From TheAsklance@gmail.comInbox Q: Bonnie L. Washington, D.C. Hi Lance! I take yoga classes irregularly to supplement my workouts but tried out Bikram after advice from a massage therapist about how to loosen up the knots in my back. About ten minutes into the class I got nauseous and dizz ... Read on »
Are Trigger Points Causing your Neck and Upper Back Pain? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 11 Nov 2009 10:00pm A few years ago, a patient brought in a funny looking tool that looked like a cane with knobs. At first appearance I could not figure out what the purpose of this "tool" was. My patient demonstrated to me how this device helped work on her trigger points and she excitedly explained  how it gave her a lot relief from tight muscles in her upper b ... Read on »
What the heck is that? by Lance B. Patient Expert Posted Sat 29 Nov 2008 12:27pm What the heck it that? is dedicated to keeping you up-to-date with the ever evolving equipment of the health and fitness industry. With the emergence of functional, core, and corrective exercise training, there are a lot of funky looking exercise 'toys' being used in today's health club. I will explain what they are, why you would want to use the ... Read on »
A Healthy, Balanced Diet Reduces Muscle Soreness by LittleMissRunshine Posted Thu 25 Apr 2013 6:00am A healthy, balanced diet is just as important as a healthy, balanced life .  And I was reminded this after my last massage with  Jessica . I had booked a massage with her because it was the week leading up to my  Pure Barre spring challenge  and my hips weren’t feeling so hot.  They were in a decent amount of pain and I was pretty ne ... Read on »
The Marathon Stick by Natascia Armitage Facebook Posted Wed 21 Sep 2011 1:03pm A must have for runners that you too should use in your daily routine is the Marathon Stick. The Marathon Stick My sweet hubby put it in my stocking last Christmas and I am finally now starting to use it after every run.  What is the stick?  It is a very simple and easy-to-use self-massaging tool that helps work out knots in muscles ... Read on »
Muuv Sport Stealth Align Foam Roller - GIVEAWAY by Kyndra H. Posted Fri 06 Sep 2013 12:22pm Have you heard of MUUV Sport ?  My husband met one of the founders, Michael Palizzi at Wodfest in Seattle this summer.  He tried out their Stealth Align foam roller and came home raving about it.   WHAT IS THE STEALTH ALIGN ? -  The Stealth Align is a foam roller with two cylindrical wheels added to the middle of it.  The wheels hav ... Read on »