Are You Experiencing Muscle and Joint Pain?
Is your lower back making everyday tasks difficult? Are headaches making it hard to think and function? Do you have other areas of unrelenting aches and pain? Do your attempts to treat the pain often fall short?
Have you considered that even though you are treating the painful area, you are not treating the primary source of your pain?
The Wellness Digest Is Here To Help You Find The Source Of Your Muscle Pain
Weak abdominal muscles can be a primary source of pain and symptoms in the abdomen, pelvis and lower back. Difficulty walking and standing from a sitting position are common complaints.
The shoulder and chest muscles are often a source of neck and upper back pain and stiffness. Likewise, muscles located in the upper back can cause problems in the neck, shoulder, arm, and back.
These are the muscles that lie along the spinal column . These muscles can contribute to headaches, eye and ear pain, and feelings of weakness, tingling, and numbness in the hips and legs.
Muscles in the head, face, and neck not only cause headaches and painfully stiff necks, but can also contribute to sinus pain, irritated eyes, earaches, pain in the teeth, pain in the jaw, and sore throats.
Muscles in the arm are notorious contributors to pain, feelings of tingling and numbness in the elbow, wrist, hand and fingers. Muscles in the upper arm can contribute to pain in the shoulder, neck and upper back.
Pain in the hand and fingers is often blamed on arthritis. But muscles in the hands, fingers as well as the arm and neck, can contribute to pain and stiffness. Treating dysfunction in the muscles can help relieve arthritis pain.
Hip muscles cause discomfort in the hips and also contribute to sciatica-type symptoms. Pain and numbness going down the legs can be caused by hip muscles.
Upper leg muscles are known to be a prime cause of knee pain. These muscles are also factors in groin pain, pelvic pain as well as thigh pain.
Foot pain and cramps, hammer and claw toes, knee pain, ankle pain, as well as leg pain and cramps can all have origins in the lower leg muscles.
Muscles in the foot can cause pain, tingling, and numbness in foot, toes, and ankle. These symptoms can extend into the lower calf.
Find Your Pain and Symptoms
Click on the tab below to find the most common areas of pain and disorders that contribute to muscle pain. Click on the entries to see the muscles that may be involved in your pain.
Muscle Origin, Insertion, Innervation, Actions
This section is tailored toward students, medical personnel, manual therapists, personal and athletic trainers. Here you will find attachments, innervations, and blood supply of the muscles most commonly treated manually. Also listed are the agonist and antagonist for each muscle action. A great resource for reference or study.