Tight thumb muscles? Here’s a couple of strategies I have found to help!

Thumb Muscle Tension

I find with all the computer work I do as well as using certain apps on my phone, my thumb muscles start to tighten up. πŸ’»πŸ“± Anybody else notice this? 😯 Here are 2 different strategies I have found to help loosen up these muscles. πŸ‘ Let me know how it goes! πŸ“£πŸ’¬ -John

Is your subscapularis muscle causing your shoulder pain?

Shoulder Pain

The shoulder is a pretty complex joint with a lot of muscles attaching to it. πŸ’ͺ So when it comes to figuring out why a shoulder may be sore or tight, it can get a little complicated. πŸ€” One muscle, called the subscapularis muscle, attaches underneath the shoulder blade on one end, and the inside…

Tight chest muscles? Here’s a way to assess and correct if necessary.

Chest Stretches

Tight chest muscles are pretty common, but often missed. πŸ‘Ž The pec muscles (in the front of the chest) get shortened from long hours on the computer or driving with shoulders rounded forwards. πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸŽ Because they pull the shoulders forward, they can actually lead to pain in the upper back and shoulder muscles as they…

This muscle is quite literally a ‘pain in the neck’!

This muscle is quite literally a 'pain in the neck'!

This muscle is quite literally a 'pain in the neck'! πŸ’₯ A tight levator scapulae muscle is one of the most common causes of neck and upper back pain. It runs from the side of the neck down to the top of the shoulder blade and can not only cause pain, but also seriously limit…

Low back stiffness, tension or tenderness? Check this out!

Almonte chiropractic care

Dealing with low back stiffness? Tension? Tenderness? Check this out! πŸ”Ž Low back stiffness usually leads to loss of mobility - and thats when injuries can start to surface. πŸ’₯ One way to address this is to tape 2 lacrosse balls together so that they look like a barbell. πŸ‹οΈβ€β™€οΈ While laying on this 'tool':…