The Role of Inflammation in Anterior Shoulder Pain

Is the front of my shoulder inflamed? As a clinical bodywork company, Body Heal Therapy is no stranger to clients with pain in the front of the shoulder. Often referred to as anterior (front side) shoulder pain, the causes for this common affliction are many. In this series on anterior shoulder pain, a couple of … Read more

Low Back Trigger Point Pain

It is hard to imagine that 80 percent of the US population currently experiences low back pain. To give you some perspective on how bad the situation is, that is 4 out every 5 Americans . What is more telling is that low back pain, while it can sometimes be extremely complicated, is often rooted … Read more

Hip Pain Can Come From The Low Back?

Asian man crying out in pain and holding lower back

One of the most unusual culprits in hip pain, this muscle, whose main job is to move and stabilize and move your lower spine, may surprise you as one of the most common contributors to hip pain. Quadratus Lumborum, often referred to simply as QL, is located on the side of the lower spine, an … Read more

Trigger Points Associated With Groin Pain

an area of groin pain is indicated in the top of the right leg

Soft tissue and myofascial pain is often at play when it comes to groin pain in people who are not high level movers or full-time athletes. A visit to your physician and put you on the right track to heal.

Jaw Tension And Headaches

A man showing signs of pain in the head and jaw

Suffering regular headaches? Jaw tension could be the culprit, especially if you are under constant stress, or have bad posture.

Headaches At The Top Of The Head

a man holds the top of his head and looks uncomfortable

In today‚Äôs blog post, we examine another muscle with headache referrals, although this one a bit different than the typical headache most people experience. For most, headaches tend to show up around the eyes, temple, face, and back of the head. However, on the occasion, a headache will show up as scalp pain and scalp … Read more

Why Is My SCM Giving Me A Headache?

a red area on a man's forehead depicts the location of pain

In this series, we will be looking at muscles which refer headaches. Headaches can be one of the most irritating pains in the human body. Headaches also come from a variety of different sources, such as dehydration, stress, hormone imbalances, and problems with circulation. For today, we are at looking at trigger points found in … Read more

Tailbone Trigger Point Pain

a illustration of a human body showing the location of pain in the sacrum

Sacral pain can emerge from a small collection of problems from pelvic floor issues, root nerve irritation, facet dysfunction, or direct trauma. Often overlooked is the role that muscular trigger points can play in sacral pain.

Hamstrings And Pain At The Back Of The Knee

A runner pulled up with pain in the back of the hamstring

In this blog, we look at a very familiar set of muscles that most everyone knows by name, even if they know very little else: the hamstrings. The hamstrings are often associated with tight legs, poor posture, tears, injuries, and weakness.

Pain At The Back Of The Knee

A runner holding the back of the knee

Learn about the somewhat hidden muscle in the back of the knee, whose pain referral is right over the back of the knee, an area where many people experience knee pain

Pain Down The Outside Of The Leg

A woman clutches the outside of her leg

If you are experiencing pain on the outside of the leg, it may be caused by the gluteus minimus. For help finding relief, the team at Body Heal Therapy can help release those trigger points.