If your feeling pain around the bottom of the shoulder blade, on the back of your armpit and down the back of the arm to the last two fingers or on the side at the waist Latissimus Dorsi may need attention
Information on muscle Groups
Rhomboid muscles can cause upper back pain. Find out our massage can help.
Tight pectoral muscles can lead to pain in the front of the chest, shoulder and arm in to the middle and ring finger. Massage therapy can help reduce this pain and increase arm movement.
Levator Scapulae which after trapezius is probably the most common site of pain and tightness in the neck and shoulders. This muscle starts on the transverse processes at the top of the neck and ends at the inside border of the shoulder blade and helps us move in different ways. If our head is fixed, …
The scaleni muscle is broken down into three parts (anterior, middle and posterior) with one end attached to the bones in the back of the neck and the other one either on the first or second (and sometimes third) rib. Its main function is to tilt the head to the side (ear to shoulder) and helps in moving the head back and forth.
This muscle isn’t as big as its name suggests but it can cause headaches and stop you from rotating your head.
Do you clench your jaws or grind their teeth? Ringing in the ear? Headaches through the side of the head, and/or above the eyes? Find out which muscles massage therapists would work on to ease your discomfort.
Muscles that can cause headaches and how massage can help
From the Greek, for little table. The name indicates this muscle’s relative flatness and four – cornered shape when the left and right sides are viewed as a whole. Trapezius covers a narrow area from the base of the skull down to the bottom rib and then over the top of the shoulder blade from …
Gluteus maximus, heaviest and most coarsely fibered muscle in the body that helps us stand from a seated position as well run and jump.