How To Get Rid Of Knots In Your Shoulders

Here’s a little video that shows how to get rid of upper back pain and muscle strain using a simple tool that you might already have in your home.  And if you don’t already have it, you can easily make one.  Enjoy!  

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Kathryn Merrow on November 14th, 2010

Judy says, “Hello,  I have not been able to stop my back spasms.  My dad also has the same problem and he tells me I should see a doctor and be put on muscle relaxers.  I want to, but I’m afraid that after I finish the meds, the spasms will return.” “Will this be a […]

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Kathryn Merrow on August 24th, 2010

When you learned to walk, your spine did this really neat thing.  It developed curves to help you stand “straight.” When we say, “Stand up straight,” it really means stand tall; stand with the proper curves in your spine; stand with your head over your body instead of in front of it. See this fellow […]

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Kathryn Merrow on August 11th, 2010

What causes shoulder blade pain and back tightness and pain? Here’s an email I received from a healthy young man who always exercised with no health issues other than debilitating back pain. I used to work a very physical job with a lot of heavy lifting, bending, and twisting for an 8 1/2 hour shift. […]

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Did you know there are muscles in your neck that can cause knots in your back, pain on your shoulder and arm and symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, too?  Pretty busy muscles, aren’t they? 🙂 Those muscles are called the scalene muscles. When the “knot” between your spine and shoulder blade “won’t” go away, blame […]

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Kathryn Merrow on June 14th, 2010

Knots in your upper back can make you SO uncomfortable.  It seems that once you have them you are stuck with them.  Is this true? Absolutely “knot”!  You can get rid of your muscle knots (or spasms or contractions) naturally. So how can you get rid of these painful muscle spasms in your upper back? […]

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