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I've been seeing a LOT of tight psoas muscles lately! This muscle attaches to your lower spine and to your thigh bone. If it's tight (sitting too much?) it pulls your lower back. It's ONE of the common causes of lower back pain! If you can stretch this regularly then your lower back may feel a lot better! (makes your tummy look a bit flatter too.) ;)

Psoas muscle attaches to your lower spine and to your thigh bone. If it's tight (sitting too much?) it pulls your lower back. It's one of the common causes of lower BACK PAIN! If you can stretch this regularly then your lower back may feel a lot better!

Basic Clinical Massage Therapy Piriformis (Sciatica) Be gentle .... warm tissue first before getting rid of trigger or tender points (Foam Rolling is a good way to do that).

Basic Clinical Massage Therapy Piriformis (Sciatica) Be gentle . warm tissue first before getting rid of trigger or tender points (Foam Rolling is a good way to do that).

Trigger Point Massage

Trigger Point Massage: lord, I miss my career, but I can still do this. If you have never had one, it can be painful, but provides instant and long lasting relief. Ask my hubby or kids!

Trigger Points are ischemic areas in the muscle. Apply deep pressure to get relief

F i t n e s s : Trigger Points Trigger Points are ischemic areas in the muscle. Apply deep pressure to get relief

How many muscle knots (trigger points) do you have? Did you know that massage therapy can help relieve trigger point pain?

It should be noted that these are TINY "knots" that feel more like rice crispies when frictioned over. The "large knots" that people usually point out are usually the part of a tight muscle that overlaps a bone.

Trigger points of shoulder pain (infographic)

Sometimes, back pain isn't WHERE the problem is; it's just where you feel it. - SRH BACK - SHOULDER Trigger points of shoulder pain

Those painful knots that your feel in your shoulders and mid-back are Trigger points.

Those painful knots that your feel in your shoulders and mid-back are Trigger points. Don's live in pain. Whole Health Medical Solutions can Help