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A Look at Headaches and Muscular Tension.

The two most common types of headaches are tension headaches and migraines, with tension headaches being the most common. It’s safe to say that most of us have experienced a tension headache, while about 10% of people get migraines. We … Continue reading

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Know your Muscles Series – Levator Scapulae.

The name, Levator Scapulae, says it all:  Levare – to lift, and Scapulae – shoulder blades. These are Latin terms. The two muscles originate from C1 to C4, which are the first four vertebrae counting from the base of your … Continue reading

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The Suboccipitals – Don’t underestimate their importance.

The Suboccipitals are some of the most interesting muscles that you possess. This will give you an idea as to where they are placed: This is a deep layer group of muscles that lie underneath the trapezius insertions. Their purpose … Continue reading

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Sitting is the New Smoking.

A number of years ago, the quest was on to design the perfect office chair. This gave rise to massive amounts of research going into finding how best to support the butt and back as people sit. The dream was … Continue reading

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