A Soft Tissue Perspective

Pain is just a symptom. We all know this.

Pain is a signal from our body to our brain that something isn't right. 60% of doctors' visits are for musculoskeletal pain, yet so much pain comes from sources that will never show up on an x-ray or MRI.

This is my effort to put the power over your health into your hands where it belongs. Explore the forgotten organ system with me, your muscles and connective tissue will be glad you do.

How to Stretch the Suboccipital Muscles

The subocciptal muscles are highly influential muscles. Excess tension in this muscle group can create postural issues that affect every other muscle in the neck.

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Self Massage for Trapezius Pain WITHOUT Touching Trapezius

Learn my favorite self massage technique for treating trapezius pain WITHOUT touching trapezius.

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Deep Tissue Massage: I Don't Think That Word Means What You Think it Means

Deep tissue massage is probably the most misunderstood massage modality. Because the phrase itself is plain English, many people believe that it simply means a massage that uses deep pressure.

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10 Places That Nerve in Your Arm Can Be Pinched

Feelings of numbness, tingling, or electrical sensations may mean that you have a pinched nerve in the arm. Pain and muscle weakness may also indicate that a nerve is pinched.

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The Truth About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The carpal tunnel doesn't exist in a vacuum. Neither does carpal tunnel syndrome.

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The Key to Good Sitting Posture

I'm going to let you in on a little secret... The key to good sitting posture is not in your back. It's counterintuitive, I know, but the key to sitting up straight is in your pelvis.

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Lower Back Pain Causes

If you are experiencing lower back pain, the causes can be difficult to determine. How does muscle tension fit into the picture?

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Curves of the Spine

Do the curves of the spine serve some purpose, or are they simply a cosmetic feature of our anatomy?

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Anterior Pelvic Tilt

One of the factors that may be contributing to your low back discomfort/pain may be an anterior pelvic tilt, also known as Janda's lower crossed syndrome.

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