Posts Tagged ‘rib’

Serratus Posterior Inferior Muscle: Mid to Low Back Pain

Pain in the low-mid back is often caused by the serratus posterior inferior. Sleeping on a poor quality or old mattress can cause pain flairs from this muscle. Over stretching while reaching overhead will cause this muscle to spasm. What pain and symptoms are associated with the serratus posterior inferior? Aching in the low back…

Read More

Intercostal Muscles: Rib Pain, Breathing Difficulty

Rib pain, side cramps also called stitches and difficulty breathing can be signs of intercostal muscle dysfunction. What pain and symptoms are associated with the intercostal muscles? Pain in between or under the ribs Can cause a ‘stitch’  or sharp  pain in the side Pain in the rib area when lying on your side Pain when…

Read More

Diaphragm: Chest Pain, Rib Pain, Difficulty Breathing

Chest pain, pain around the bottom of the ribs, a band of pain across the mid back and difficulty inhaling deeply can indicate diaphragm muscle dysfunction. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the diaphragm? Chest pain Pain around the bottom ribs Can cause a ‘stitch’ or sharp pain in the side A band…

Read More

Longissimus Thoracis Muscle: Low Back Pain

The longissimus thoracis muscle contributes to a deep aching pain in the lower back, hip and buttocks. Rising from a sitting to a standing position can cause an extreme feeling of stiffness as well as being very painful.

Read More

Semispinalis Cervicis Muscle: Head and Neck Pain

The semispinalis cervicis is a major contributor to headaches, especially those in which the pain concentrates at the base of the skull extending up the back of the head. It can also contribute to tingling and burning in the back of the head and scalp.

Read More