Stiff Neck – Un-puzzling the Problem

by Nancy Dail Clients regularly complain of having a “stiff neck”. It may hurt to rotate, flex, extend or laterally flex the head or just feel like the head does not respond to movement well. Complaints may also include pain or discomfort on top of the head, general headache, or specific headache pain patterns. Discomfort may run from the back of the head through to the front, and include the e...
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Structural Bodywork: Getting the Upper Hand on Posture

by Marc Frazier, LMT, NASM, MTI The Influence of the Upper Limbs In the world of Structural Bodywork – and massage in general – much attention is given to the mechanical influence the lower limbs have on the pelvis and spine, and for good reason – the impact is profound. However, this has also led to overlooking the influence the upper limbs have on the body. In part, this may be due to the ...
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