Back, Neck and Shoulders: Under Pressure – Quick Massage Pick-Me-Ups while Sitting at a Desk

  When you sit at a desk, hunched over papers or a computer, your body tends to form a C shape. This slumped posture creates pressure on your back, neck and shoulders and can cause pinched muscles, fatigue and, if you’ve been reading a lot, eye strain. The following pick-me-ups will help break this tensionContinue reading “Back, Neck and Shoulders: Under Pressure – Quick Massage Pick-Me-Ups while Sitting at a Desk”

Redesigning Movement – Can You Change? Part 3 – Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) comprises a variety of symptoms caused by abnormal pressure on the neurovascular bundle between the neck and the lower end of the armpit – the thoracic outlet area. The neurovascular bundle refers to a group of nerves (the brachial plexus) and blood supply (subclavian artery and vein). This bundle supplies theContinue reading “Redesigning Movement – Can You Change? Part 3 – Thoracic Outlet Syndrome”

Massage and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) comprises a variety of symptoms caused by abnormal pressure on the neurovascular bundle between the neck and the lower end of the armpit – the thoracic outlet area. The neurovascular bundle refers to a group of nerves (the brachial plexus) and blood supply (subclavian artery and vein). This bundle supplies theContinue reading “Massage and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome”