Knee pain: Tips for therapists

Knee pain, Muscle information

When knee pain is of muscular origin, the quadriceps, hamstrings, popliteus and gastroc muscles are the most common causes. If treatment of those muscles doesn’t relieve pain, therapists might think about these tips for solving the pain puzzle: Pes anserinus, short adductors, ITB/TFL, a Baker’s cyst, or chondromalacia. Remember this odd name from your therapy […]

July 1, 2009

Sciatica, piriformis syndrome, restless leg: The best 5 stretches

Back pain, Buttock pain, Chronic pain, Hip pain, Leg pain, Low back pain, Sciatic pain, Stretching (Active Isolated method)

For anyone with piriformis syndrome, restless leg syndrome, low back pain, hip pain, buttock pain, sciatica pain, thigh pain and back leg pain, these 5 specific stretches will help. If you feel discomfort or pain when you stretch, that’s the place that needs it. You won’t harm yourself even if it hurts if you stretch […]

June 21, 2009

Back pain after surgery: Treatment

Acute pain, Back pain, Back surgery, Buttock pain, Chronic pain, Low back pain, Neuromuscular therapy, Scoliosis, Surgery

If pain continues after surgery it may mean that the diagnosed source for the pain was incorrect. In such cases it is appropriate to treat the muscles rather than the spine. There may continue to be involvement of the spinal nerves from the compression of the vertebrae, in which case relieving the tension around the vertebral […]

March 14, 2009