Arm and hand pain: Pectoralis minor entrapment

Arm pain, Backpacks, Chest pain, Hand pain, Nerve entrapment, Shoulder pain, Stretches, Stretching (Active Isolated method)

Entrapment by the pectoralis minor muscle can block blood and nerve flow to the arms causing pain, tingling, numbness (dysesthesia) and unusual sensations (parasthesias). The pectoralis minor’s very strong tendon overlies the brachial plexus of nerves and the axillary artery that make up the neurovascular bundle that serves the arm. When the muscle is tight […]

May 21, 2010

Arm and hand pain: Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Arm pain, Hand pain, Thumb pain

White fingers, numbness, pain and cold all indicate problems with blood vessels and nerves and are symptoms of a condition known as Reynaud’s Phenomenon. The lesser form of this condition can benefit from Neuromuscular Therapy by treating muscles that are sources of neurovascular entrapment. Reynaud’s is characterized by constriction of blood vessels. Abnormal nerve control […]

April 24, 2010