Knots In Your Back

Kathryn Merrow on May 27th, 2012

Are you wondering what’s inside the knots in your back?  Basically, the same stuff that’s outside the knots.  Muscles, tissue, that sort of thing.  Yes, there are some chemical reactions that take place in muscles when they get unhappy but my job is to help you without getting technical.  So I will. 🙂 Try this: […]


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Kathryn Merrow on May 24th, 2012

You are not stuck with those miserable knots in your shoulders.  You can get rid of them but you have to take action. Actually, taking action is the key to unlocking most of the pain and dysfunction that people suffer from.  First, find the cause of your knots.  It’s often not where you hurt. Second, […]


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How can you get rid of the knots in your back naturally? The first thing is to figure out WHY you are getting these knots.  I’m not being silly here. There are always reasons why you have pain.  Usually the reasons involve muscles. Muscles move bones.  Muscles can press on nerves.  Muscles are usually overlooked […]


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Kathryn Merrow on January 18th, 2011

Muscle knots in your upper back can go away.   Here’s a conversation I had with a reader who woke up with a knot. The morning I woke up with the pain, It was literally unbearable. It faded (Over a month) into discomfort, then almost gone (without me doing anything). The pain seemed reminiscent of a […]


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Kathryn Merrow on September 25th, 2010

Today I’m thinking about Tennis Ball Therapy. Why? Because I woke up with a knot in my back and it’s bugging me. 🙁 When you have tight muscles on your back that are bugging you, here’s what to do: Use Tennis Ball Therapy! Here’s how: Get a tennis ball (or similar ball) and lay on […]


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Kathryn Merrow on July 29th, 2010

I woke up with a knot in my back just the other day.  I must have slept crooked.   It’s amazing how we can do damage to ourselves even in our sleep! I could also feel pulling on my hip bone as well as the front of my neck and had pain in the back/top of […]


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