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Treating Trigger Points in the Levator Scapulae

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The Lavator Scapulae Muscle   The name of this muscle comes from the Latin;  levare meaning “to lift”; scapulae, “of the shoulder blade.” Origin:  Posterior tubercles of transverse processes of frst three or four cervical vertebrae (C1–C4). Insertion: Medial (vertebral) border of scapula between superior angle and spine of scapula. Lying deep to the Trapezius and SCM it elevates the vertebral side of the shoulder blade.       Dry Needling of the Lavator Scapulae Trigger Points - Paul Townley     What is the purpose of the levator scapulae? The levator scapulae is involved when you shrug your shoulder; it...

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Treating Cerebral Palsy with Massage Therapy

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      Treating Cerebral Palsy With Massage Therapy - Maureen Abson     Cerebral Palsy is a condition that affects muscle control and movement.  The word cerebral means relating to the brain, and palsy refers to a complete or partial loss of the ability to move a body part.  So cerebral palsy means loss of ability to move a part of the body because of a problem with the brain.  It is usually caused by an injury to the brain before, during or (more rarely) after birth.  The main causes of cerebral palsy include lack of oxygen to the...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome

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Treating Common Sports Injuries - Tendinitis of the Adductor Muscles

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  Hip Adductor Muscles     Hip Adductors - Trigger Point Anatomy     Tendinitis of the Adductor Muscles - The pain is similar to a groin strain but onset is gradual and chronic in nature Inflammation in the adductor muscle tendons or tendon sheaths due to overuse can cause pain in the groin area. Sprinting, football, soccer, hurdling and horse riding can all cause overuse in these muscles. Unresolved injuries such as groin strain can also lead to tendinitis. The adductor muscles include the pectineus, adductor longus, adductor brevis, gracilis and adductor magnus and the tendons of any of...

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Treating Neck Pain and Stiffness

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  Muscles of the Neck and Shoulders         Maureen Abson Presents Healing Massage Techniques for the Neck Muscles.    The neck is a complex and multidirectional part of the body.  It is made up of 7 cervical vertebrae (C1-C7) connected with muscles and ligaments, intervertebral discs that act as shock absorbers, and within this a complex system of nerves.  The complexity of the neck's anatomy makes it incredible versatile in how it can move but also leaves it susceptible to injury.             Dr Jonathan Kuttner explains the potential dangers of manipulative adjustments...

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