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How to Treat Low Back Pain

Posted by Judith Winer on

  Low Back Pain     Paul Townley, Physiotherapist, Shows Some Techniques for Treating Back Pain     There are a number of muscles that may be implicated in low back pain: Deep spinal muscles (small) - multifidus Lumbar erector spinae Gluteus medius Hamstrings Rectus abdominis Quadratus lumborum Iliopsoas  Added to this hardware is the software that the brain uses to coordinate and sequence movement. The above-mentioned structures feed information to the brain in a constant stream, providing orientation (proprioception) as well as force and direction (velocity).  The brain then responds by organizing movement sequences in functional units. These functional units...

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Trigger Points in the Iliopsoas Muscles (Groin Pain)

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      The Iliopsoas Muscles Explained - Dr Jonathan Kuttner        The Iliopsoas Muscles      Iliopsoas Trigger Points Illustrated   The “Give the Psoas a Break” Exercise. A Constructive Rest Position for Everyone! CRP is a supine position that has been taught for many years. The system was developed by Mabel Todd in the early part of the twentieth century in Boston and then in New York City as an alternative to strict military physical education. She called this method Natural Posture. Her ideology was later termed Ideokinesis, an idea of movement used to improve muscular coordination...

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Trigger Points in the Psoas Muscles (Groin Pain)

Posted by Jane Ziegler on

      The Iliopsoas Muscles Explained - Dr Jonathan Kuttner      The Iliopsoas Muscles     Iliopsoas Trigger Points Illustrated   The “Give the Psoas a Break” Exercise. A Constructive Rest Position for Everyone! CRP is a supine position that has been taught for many years. The system was developed by Mabel Todd in the early part of the twentieth century in Boston and then in New York City as an alternative to strict military physical education. She called this method Natural Posture. Her ideology was later termed Ideokinesis, an idea of movement used to improve muscular coordination through...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Erector Spinae

Posted by Jane Ziegler on

  Erector Spinae Muscle       Treating Erector Spinae Trigger Points - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner M.D.   Trigger Point Therapy - Where to Start?   Over 30 million Americans experience lower back pain, and it is one of the most common reasons for missed work and the second most common reason for a doctor’s visit The Erector Spinae muscle actually consists of three columns of muscles, the Iliocostalis, Longissimus, and Spinalis, each  running parallel on either outer side of the vertebra and extending from the lower back of the skull all the way down to the Pelvis. The Erector...

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Sacrum | SI Joint Massage Treatment for Sciatica and Hip Pain

Posted by Judith Winer on

    Treating Calf Muscles to Relieve Sciatic Pain Sciatica typically occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed by a herniated disk or bone spur, but releasing muscle tension can often bring relief  The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body, beginning at the lower back, and running through the hips and buttocks down to each leg. In most cases, sciatica affects only one side of the body. Sciatica is a symptom of an underlying medical condition, such as a lumbar herniated disc, degenerative disc disease, or spinal stenosis. It is not a medical condition in and of itself.   ...

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