Muscle compression of nerves and blood vessels

Muscles which are tightened with trigger points can sometimes squeeze on surrounding nerves or blood vessels. If a nerve is squeezed, it can result in a numbness or pins and needles sensation in the area which is served by that nerve. This is very common in the arms...

Back Pain and Posture

The deep spinal muscles are individually quite small, so are particularly vulnerable to sudden overload or repetitive motion. The only time they are relaxed are when you are lying down or standing perfectly upright with your weight evenly distributed on all sides of...

Repetitive Strain Injuries to Muscles

I have had many new clients recently with symptoms of pain or numbness in their arms and fingers which is affecting their ability to work, commonly diagnosed as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, or Repetitive Strain Injury. This is usually due to overly tight pectoral  muscles,...