Category Archives: Computer Work: A Pain in the Neck

Muscle Tissue Adhesion Release: Meet Scrapey an LMT’s Best Friend

We have accumulated many modalities and tools over our 45 years (combined) bodywork practice. All of these modalities work for us to serve a specific purpose and we often blend many modalities together in one session, depending on our clients … Continue reading

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Relieve Neck & Shoulder Pain Caused by Computers with Daily Exercise

We’ve written several posts now, over the course of the last year, on the importance of proper workstation alignment, the uptick in muscle problems caused by the use of electronic devices and even talked about very specific maladies like Torticollis.  … Continue reading

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Bodyquirk of the Month: Torticollis

This month’s bodyquirk is personal for me, because it’s something I have been suffering with. It’s called Torticollis  and it can be congenital, but most commonly it comes on spontaneously and will self-resolve after 4 to 6 weeks without treatment. … Continue reading

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Muscle Strain & Fatigue from Computer Use: Arms, Hands and Wrists

So far, we’ve talked about good posture and stretching of the neck and shoulders. We trust that you’re all doing that faithfully, now – taking breaks and being good to yourselves, right? (smile) But we have not yet touched upon … Continue reading

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Reducing Neck and Shoulder Pain Part two: Stretching

Our work as massage therapists consists mostly of correcting body pain, pressure and tightness caused by improper posture – whether it’s caused by computer work or some other form of repetitive stress.  Over the years, we have acquired a couple … Continue reading

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Reducing Neck and Shoulder Pain Caused by Computer Strain: Part One — Awareness

In any given week, 70 to 90 % of our massage clients come in complaining of neck and shoulder pain. That’s a lot pain for a lot of folks and most of it’s due to long hours spent in front … Continue reading

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