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What causes muscle tension headaches in the back of your head? Here are the most likely causes of discomfort that feels like pressure or squeezing at the base of your skull. 1.  You slept with your neck ‘too straight.’  This happens when your pillow doesn’t support your neck.  It’s more as though your neck is […]

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How can you get rid of pain in your muscles and joints?  Would you believe me if I said it’s fairly simple?  All you have to do is… Exactly what your body wants you to do!  🙂 Truly, your body has certain things that it needs and wants.  When you don’t hand them over, it […]

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Why do you have tailbone pain?  Most often it’s from sitting on your tailbone rather than on your ‘sit bones’. The purpose of those bones in the bottom of your pelvis really is for you to sit on!   But lots of us forget to sit up straight on those bones. We slouch.  We slump.  We […]

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Welcome to Simple Pain Relief!

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Muscle pain happens for reasons. The good news is that you can get rid of those reasons by taking simple, natural actions. I’ll tell you about five of them shortly. As a neuromuscular massage therapist, I learned a lot from my clients, my instructors and my own body and pain.  That’s how I know that […]

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Neck pain can be caused by all of the muscles in your neck.  When they “push” or “pull”  on your spine the muscles can cause pressure on the nerves in your neck.  But wait!  There’s more! Your neck is also attached to the rest of your body. That means that muscles as far away as […]

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Massage therapy can be an excellent way to get rid of physical aches and pains.  It’s likely that 90% of our pain and dysfunction is caused by muscles, according to at least one researcher, so it makes sense to help your muscles with massage. If you have back pain or headaches or other pain, maybe […]

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When you have muscular pain and want relief, how can you find a massage therapist who will give you the most benefit for your money? A nice “feel good” massage has many benefits but not when what you want is pain relief. There are many types of massage and a few different professional organizations and […]

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Neck pain, even if it’s nervy pain, is usually caused by your muscles.  Muscles move bones and that can cause pressure on nerves in your neck.  You can relax muscles that are tight with ice or heat. The rule of thumb is:  Ice for nervy pain and heat for muscular pain. If you use heat […]

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Muscles get “stuck” in the positions that we use the most. Doesn’t matter whether the position makes you feel good or not-so-good. Muscles become “comfortable” in the positions they’re used to. Doesn’t matter to them whether YOU are happy or not! Rolling your shoulders is one way to get your shoulder muscles back into balance. […]

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