Monthly Muscle

Mon, 20 Feb 2017
The Trapezius, part 2 – Super posture!
Originally posted on Body Poets Massage Therapy:
Monthly Muscle: Trapezius The middle and inferior traps fill the space from just below the top of the shoulder blades in a V down to the lower third of the back (the red…

Thu, 09 Feb 2017
The Trapezius – that pain in your neck!
Originally posted on Body Poets Massage Therapy:
Monthly Muscle: Trapezius The trapezius, often known as the “trap”, is a large muscle that occupies 2/3 of your back.  Divided into three parts, the trapezius muscle has a variety of actions that…

Fri, 02 Oct 2015
What a tangled web we weave… the story of fascia
What is Fascia? Fascia is a connective tissue that weaves itself throughout the entire body like a fine fabric. Its seamless arrangement is amazing at providing continuity and preserving the unique architecture of the human body. However, its interconnected nature … Continue reading

Wed, 22 Jul 2015
Tugging on My Hamstrings
Muscle of the month: The Hamstrings (biceps femoris, semimembranosus, semitendinosus) The hamstrings consist of three distinct muscles that make up the bulk of the posterior thigh. Working opposite to the quadriceps (remember The Thigh Who Loved Me?), like a pulley, … Continue reading

Tue, 09 Jun 2015
Irritated Iliopsoas
Muscle of the month: Iliospoas Deep inside your abdomen, beneath your abs and beyond your viscera, lies the elusive iliopsoas. The iliopsoas is actually a combination of two muscles, psoas major and the iliacus muscle. It spans the area of … Continue reading