Day 6- H.A.L.T (Hungry Angry Lonely Trapezius)

Trapezius commonly referred to as the traps, are really just hungry for some love. Most of us think of this muscle as the “Hulk”, or a small triangle that runs from the side of our neck to the shoulder. You probably know this muscle well; feel like your walking around with your shoulders hunched upContinue reading “Day 6- H.A.L.T (Hungry Angry Lonely Trapezius)”

Earthwrappe, More Than Just a Heating Pad. Discover the power of Infrared healing.

Quantum Research Council has completely revolutionized personal healing products with its proprietary line of full spectrum Infrared Healing Pads.  The difference is Infrared heat.  Infrared Healing Pads feature full spectrum, deep penetrating infrared heat, with natural Rose Granite stones to generate negative ions and grounding therapy. Without exposure to harmful EMF’s, soft and flexible, comfortable to lieContinue reading “Earthwrappe, More Than Just a Heating Pad. Discover the power of Infrared healing.”

Release and Reset the Shoulder Complex with Eric Franklin

Today Eric Franlin helps us learn how to release the muscles of the shoulder complex and reset the nervous system with movement!

Banishing the Forward Head With Eric Franklin

Check out this wonderful video from Eric Franklin. He reminds us that a forward head posture can cause  headaches and tension on the whole body. These are great tips for everyday office use!

Understanding Your Horses Mouth

The TMJ (temporal mandibular joint) is made up of more than just bones. Muscles, ligaments, and tendons surround the synovial joints (one on each side of the head) and play an important role in the whole function of the horse, including leads, gaits, balance and equilibriumin.  The manible and the temporal bones connect in a capsulatedContinue reading “Understanding Your Horses Mouth”

IT band pain? Maybe not.

IT band inflamatiin and adhesions can be very painful, but the pattern of pain is not always located along the length of this fibrous connective tissue. The pain from an it band issue is most commonly felt at the knee. Trigger points in gluteus medius have a referral of pain that can travel along theContinue reading “IT band pain? Maybe not.”

Carpal tunnel?

There are many muscles that can create a pain pattern similar to carpal tunnel. The burning or aching feeling in the palm and the 3rd digit can sometimes be caused by trigger points in digitorum longus. It is a muscle in the forearm that helps with wrist extension.  Ask your RMT about treatment options.

Tooth ache?

Have you ever had your scalp massaged? Trigger points from the temporalis muscle can cause tooth aches in the upper teeth and pain that fans across the temples. Not only does it feel fantastic to have your head massaged, but your massage therapist can also treat your trigger points!  

Horses need stretching too

Here is a great stretch to target the glutes on your horse. Remember to go slow and start with half a stretch Bring the back leg up toward the opposite front foot to isolate the gluteals.

Back pain?

Ever feel like your back is hurting but you dont know why? Do you have pain in your si joint? Meet quadratus laborum (QL) its a stablizing muscle of the back and core. Trigger points or knots in this muscle can refer into the sacroilliac joint or down into the gluteus maximus. Talk to yourContinue reading “Back pain?”