Find relief from neck and shoulder pain by releasing Trigger Points in the Supraspinatus and top portion of the Trapezius muscle. You will need a wall corner and sFera Massage Balls. Supraspinatus is a small muscle buried under a thick fold of the Trapezius muscle above the spine of the shoulder blade. This muscle is a little awkward to get to but it is definitely worth the effort that you will put into accessing it. Trigger Points in the Supraspinatus as well as the Trapezius (which covers this small muscle) can be the primary cause of deep shoulder pain and tightness in the neck area. Carrying heavy loads with straight arms or working with the arms overhead for long periods
There are many small muscles on the back of the neck that are key players in the movement of the neck and head. Covering each muscle individually goes outside of the scope of this guide. Trigger Points in different neck muscles that can be accessed safely and effectively by massage with sFera balls are localized near the base of the skull. All of these Trigger Points will cause pain in different parts of the head ranging from deep migraines to temple headaches. They can also be a source of stiffness in the neck. Suboccipital Muscles are a group of small muscles at the base of the skull that usually harbor numerous Trigger Points even in people who do not suffer
Is your back tight? Do you want to improve your posture? This trigger point and self-myofascial release technique will help you release muscle knots in the paraspinals (muscles that run along the spine.) You will need sFera Massage Balls. Exercises in this video will help you open up your back and enjoy more flexibility in your torso. It’s a great idea to follow up this video with a core training workout (try this one) to create a strong foundation in your body and prevent future episodes of back pain. All spinal muscles become extremely vulnerable if the abdominal muscles are weak and deconditioned. Any sudden movement, bad twist, heavy lifting (especially with a bad technique) can cause an injury to
Relieve tightness and pain in the upper back and neck area by releasing Trigger Points in the Trapezius muscle. You will need sFera Massage Balls. Trapezius release will help you relief tension in the upper back area caused by emotional stress, poor posture and hours of computer work or driving. These simple exercises will help you find lightness and openness in the upper back area. Your posture will improve and you will be better prepared for any form of exercise. Benefits of the Trapezius Trigger Point Release Release tension associated with emotional stress Relieve pain in the neck and midback Relieve tension headaches
Do you tend to keep your stress in your shoulders? Do you keep your shoulders up while working on the computer? If you answered “yes” then you will benefit from this video. In this video you will learn to release the Trapezius and Levator Scapulae muscles of the upper back. Use this simple self-massage technique to relieve pain in the neck, the base of the skull as well as the burning sensation in the mid back. You will need a wall to lean on and sFera Massage Balls. Most of the people will benefit from a daily release of the Trigger Points in the Trapezius to counteract negative effects of their lifestyle, release emotional stress and correct postural alignment (eliminate
These upper back release exercises will help you find relief from chronic pain and tightness in the upper back and neck area. You will need sFera massage balls. We will be working on releasing Trigger Points in the following muscles: Rhomboids, Trapezius, Serratus Posterior Superior. Tightness in the upper back area is often the result of tightness/trigger points in the chest muscles. For best results perform a chest release before starting this video. Benefits of the Rhomboids Release Relieve pain around the shoulder blade Release tension in the upper back area Improve posture
In this video we will focus on releasing Upper Back Muscles. In particular we will work with Rhomboids, Trapezius and Serratus Posterior Superior. You will need a wall to lean on and sFera Massage Balls. Pain in the Upper Back is second only to the lower back pain. Modern lifestyle, emotional stress and poor body alignment all contribute to the development of Trigger Points in this area that in turn cause chronic pain, tightness and stiffness. Trigger Points in the Rhomboids are often the result of tightness in the Pectoral Muscles that habitually pull the shoulders forward. In this case make sure to perform your Pectoralis Major and Minor release BEFORE you get to the Upper Back Muscles. This video
Open up both sides of your body by releasing tight Lats (Latissimus Dorsi) and Serratus Anertior. Enjoy greater freedom movement, better posture and midback pain relief by accessing Trigger Points in the lats, Serratus Posterior Inferior and Serratus Anterior. You will need sFera Massage Balls and a mat. Benefits of the Lats Release Release tight lats Relieve pain in the side or right underneath the shoulder blade. Increase range of motion in the shoulder especially for back bends and overhead reaches Relieve mid back pain associated with Trigger Points in the Serratus Posterior Inferior and Serratus Anterior. Increase range of motion while twisting and bending the trunk.
Relieve pain in the mid back and in the side associated with tight Latissimus Dorsi and Serratus Posterior Inferior. You will need a wall to lean on and sFera Massage Balls. Release of the Trigger Points in this area will help you increase range of motion while twisting and bending in the trunk as well as raising the arm up. Benefits of the Lats Release Release tight lats Relieve pain in the side or right underneath the shoulder blade associated with Trigger Points in the lats. Relieve mid back pain associated with Trigger Points in the Serratus Posterior Inferior. Increase range of motion while twisting and bending the trunk.
In this video we will focus on releasing muscles that run along the spine using Trigger Point Release and Self-Myofascial Release Techniques. We will work on releasing long superficial muscles( erector spinae) as well as deep spinal muscles (multifidi, rotatores, semispinalis, levator costae.) You will need a wall to lean on and sFera Massage Balls. Releasing Trigger Points in the spinal muscles is the first step in correcting posture and eliminating back pain. However, core training is the second most important step in preventing those Trigger Points from flaring up again. Pilates is one of the best forms of deep core training that teaches you proper body mechanics that can be used in any other activity that you are interested