What Is Pain? Pain, although unpleasant, is normal. And it is perfectly normal, once you have it, to want to get rid of it. Even though pain is unpleasant it is your body’s way of protecting you in times of injury or disease. Pain helps you make decisions about what you should and should not…

Most people have heard about trigger points, but nobody really knows what it means. In common language a trigger point is a “knot” in the muscle, which triggers pain locally and/or on a different area of the body. It can also limit joint movements. In recent years, scientific research has shown that the muscular system is often…

Tension of the neck and shoulder muscles is the most common cause for acute neck pain. In severe cases this tension can spread out between the shoulder blades or even trigger headache. The result is a stiff neck, which makes each head movement feel like torture. What are the common causes of acute neck problems? • Wrong sleeping position at night…