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Arthritis Archives - Mt. Pleasant Massage Therapy

Myofascial Triggerpoint Success!

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So learning this technique has changed the whole way I am able to feel what I’m looking for – damaged tissue. Those little capsules of tissue hide deep down and cause pain! Lower back pain is so common. I’m able to relieve the strain in that region by treating the glutes. And the QL on both sides of the back …. Quadratus ┬áLumborum …. Lumbar muscles. A client with painful chronic arthritis felt relief after using trigger point therapy on her knees, quads, hamstrings, and even feet. I have treated her for a long time and this was the best…

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SI Joint

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My SI, or Sacro-Iliac joint has been bothering me on and off for about four years. It’s the joint between the sacrum and the iliac spine, so at the very top of your natal cleft …the top of your bum that forms a little V shape where the sacrum meets the iliac crest. Well – mine has been misaligned on the left side. A good massage was a quick fix but I got fed up with having to slowly roll out of bed a coupla weeks ago. I want to a chiropractor for the first time. Turns out the x-ray…

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