Neck Pain

Kathryn Merrow on September 4th, 2012

If you have pain in the left side of your upper shoulder and neck, right about where they meet, guess what the cause might be? Sure it’s muscles, most likely.  But why are they complaining? 1.  Do you type?  Do you sit facing the right while you are at the computer?  The best way is […]

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Kathryn Merrow on July 7th, 2012

Shoulder Muscle Causes Pain In Upper Back And Neck Muscles are the most common cause of pain in the upper back and neck. The levator scapulae muscle is also called the ‘shoulder hiker.’ It lifts or hikes your shoulder blade. Trigger Points Cause Upper Back and Neck Pain Trigger points are hyperirritable areas of muscle […]

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Kathryn Merrow on April 4th, 2012

What’s the most common cause of upper back pain?  Is it herniated disks?  Is it neck bones that are out of place?  Is it your neighbors or your job? Not likely any of those.  It’s muscles!  (Well, maybe your job is contributing, too.) A recent commenter said the knots in her upper back are caused […]

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Kathryn Merrow on December 13th, 2010

You can get rid of back pain and neck pain with Complementary Alternative Medicine (also known as CAM.)   🙂   It’s called ‘complementary’  because it can be used along with conventional medical treatment. There are a lot of reasons why CAM helps and research backs it up. Here’s an interesting study from the National […]

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Kathryn Merrow on December 12th, 2010

Here’s a simple, gentle neck massage video I’d like to share with you.  I found it on YouTube and chose it solely because of the massage technique. The reasons that I like this video are because: 1.  It involves massage and touch is a wonderful tool for pain relief. 2.  The therapist in the video […]

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Kathryn Merrow on August 2nd, 2010

What causes pain in your neck?  Most often the cause is muscles. Unless you had a traumatic accident which shifted your neck bones, muscles are generally to blame.  Even if the pain is caused by pressure on nerves, muscles are still the bad guy.  Muscles caused the pressure on the nerves to start in the […]

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Kathryn Merrow on August 2nd, 2010

Here’s how neck pain starts.  Your neck is attached to your shoulders.  And to your upper back.  And to your chest and abdomen.  And to your lower back. Your legs.  Feet, too. Your neck muscles got tight and crabby because all of those muscles from all over your body were pulling on your neck and […]

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