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16 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Neck Pain

As you may recall from our intro post on kinesiology taping, we’re going to focus on each muscle group/joint and show you how to use kinesiology tape in three distinct ways:

Immediately after injury  (for swelling and pain)
During the healing process (correction techniques to restore normal position and allow for healing)
Techniques to help improve strength [...]

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11 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Upper trap/Levator Scap Mobilization

In this post I’m going to show you how to use a theracane to mobilize the muscles in the your neck. This includes the large upper trapezius muscle and the smaller, but often problematic levator scap muscle. The goal with this mobilization is to anchor one end of the muscle down and then [...]

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07 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Stretching pt 12- Neck

In the introduction post to this series, we reviewed and answered some common questions regarding stretching, including why, when, how, etc. Click here to review it.
In this post we will be talking about stretches specifically for the neck. This includes the [...]

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28 September 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Self Muscle Massage- pt 12 The Neck

This is part twelve in the Self Muscle Massage Series. In the introduction post to this series we introduced and demonstrated the three muscle release techniques that will be used in this post. If you would like to review them, click here. If you would like to see any other parts of the series, click [...]

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