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OC Shoulder Pain Relief: Meet the 21 Muscles Causing Your Shoulder Pain

Updated: Feb 22

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Meet the 21 Muscles Causing Your Shoulder Pain .Unlocking the Mystery of Shoulder Pain and Mobility Restriction: Book a Session at OC Elite Recovery and Liberate Yourself from Head Pain Today!


1. Understanding the 21 Trigger Points and Referral Patterns:

Discover the intricate web of muscles causing shoulder pain and their referral patterns:

  1. Deltoid Causes pain in the outer shoulder.

  2. Levator Scapulae Can refer pain to the neck and shoulder blade.

  3. Supraspinatus Triggers pain in the upper shoulder and neck.

  4. Teres Major Causes discomfort in the outer shoulder and upper arm.

  5. Teres Minor Can result in pain in the outer shoulder and upper back.

  6. Subscapularis Triggers pain in the inner shoulder blade.

  7. Serratus Posterior Superior Causes discomfort in the upper back.

  8. Latissimus Dorsi Can lead to pain in the mid to lower back.

  9. Triceps Brachii Causes pain in the back of the arm.

  10. Trapezius  Triggers discomfort in the upper back and neck.

  11. Iliocostalis Thoracis Can refer pain to the mid to lower back.

  12. Pectoralis Minimus Causes pain in the chest and inner shoulder.

  13. Biceps Brachii Triggers pain in the front of the shoulder and upper arm.

  14. Coracobrachialis Can lead to discomfort in the front of the shoulder.

  15. Sternalis Causes pain in the chest area.

  16. Subclavius Triggers discomfort in the front of the shoulder.

  17. Scalene Can refer pain to the neck and upper shoulder.

  18. Rhomboid Causes discomfort between the shoulder blades.

  19. Splenius Cervicis Triggers pain in the upper neck.

  20. Rectus Abdominis Can lead to discomfort in the front of the abdomen.

  21. Multifidi Causes pain in the lower back.


2. Types of Shoulder Injuries, Medical Conditions, and Nerve Impingements:

We help people from all walks of life with various shoulder-related issues such as rotator cuff injuries, tendonitis, bursitis, frozen shoulder, and nerve impingements that could be causing your shoulder pain.


3. Benefits of Trigger Point Massage and Fascial Stretching:

  • Decreased pain and discomfort.

  • Increased range of motion.

  • Improved flexibility.

  • Enhanced blood circulation.


Addressing Your Specific Concerns:

  • Front of the Shoulder: Pain during lifting, golf swings, or swimming.

  • Back of the Shoulder: Persistent discomfort hindering restful sleep.

  • Frozen Shoulder: Effective massage for recovery

  • Preparation for Surgery or Post Surgery Recovery


Explore the Referral Pain Chart:

By applying pressure on the X marks for 10 to 20 seconds, you may feel referral pain in the blue areas, providing insights into the interconnected nature of pain in the body.

Understanding these trigger points and their referred pain patterns is essential for targeted treatment and effective relief. Book a session at OC Elite Recovery to address the root cause and experience lasting relief.


 

Understanding these trigger points and their referred pain patterns is crucial. A skilled massage therapist knowledgeable in referral pain is essential to identify and address the source of your discomfort, even if the pain seems unrelated to the feet.. Looking for trusted referrals outside of soft tissue work in the OC area click button below:

 
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Pain has a pattern. When you come in for your session there is no guessing what soft tissue is contributing to your pain we are well verse in the pain patterns of the body. Your nervous system is the command center for your body the nerve trunk that supplies a specific joint also supplies the muscles of the joint, as well as the tendons, skin and related muscles. This complex system regulates your body’s systems & guides almost everything you do and allows you to experience your environment. The nervous system holds the key to the body’s incredible potential to heal itself.


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Tiffany Sandoval

Hi I'm Tiffany Sandoval, OC's trusted Elite Pain Relief & Mobility Expert with over 13 years. My expertise is backed by certifications in Neuromuscular Therapy, FST-Neuromyofascial Tissue Practice, and Vodder Certified Manual Lymph Drainage, allowing me to offer specialized care tailored to your needs. Let's work together to unlock your body's potential, regain mobility, and pave the way for a pain-free, active lifestyle. Connect with her here or on LinkedIn.

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