Knee pain is common and annoying. You don’t have to be an athlete to suffer from it, and often a lot of that pain comes from problems within the muscles. People suffering from degenerative knee conditions can often also find relief with some soft tissue work. Trigger points are a real thing and they need […]
Here is an old but great website that explains all the trigger points in every muscle…it also shows where the pain may be referring too. A little gem. Look up the chart to find where your pain is, and you will see a few muscles that may be the cause. You will then find out […]
As a general rule, when working, lifting and exercising we are stressing the same muscles and movements. This repeat stress can lead to overworked muscles and consequently tightness and trigger points. I don’t need to go through this again though, it’s all covered in Part 1. The lower body has many common trigger points. Most […]
Feeling sore, tight and fatigued? You’ve stretched until the cows came home but you really don’t feel any better. You’ve deloaded, done your recovery session, even taken a hot bath. You know what you need is some deep, hard, painful soft tissue work. Oh how nice a massage would be right now. The problem is not all of us have the time or the money to invest in some good soft tissue work. Want a cheap yet extremely effective way to get rid of your aches and pains? Go out to your backyard and steal your dogs tennis ball…with a little understanding and application, this little baby is going to become your new best friend.