• Neck Anatomy

    Posted on August 9, 2011 by Dawn in Anatomy, Human Body.

    Longissimus Capitis O:  transverse processes of about T2 thru about C5 I:  Mastoid process of the temporal bone A:  rotates, extends, and laterally flexes the head   Spinalis Cervicis O:  spinous process of C7 and ligamentum nuchae I:  spinous processes of C2 – C4 A:  extends the vertebrae and laterally flexes the head   Spinalis […]

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  • Neck Anatomy

    Posted on August 9, 2011 by Dawn in Anatomy, Human Body.

    Trapezius O:  Medial 1/3 of the Superior Nuchal Line of the Occiput, Ligamentum Nuchae, and the Spinous Processes of C7 through T12 I:  Upper Trapezius – Lateral 1/3 of the Superior border of the Clavicle Middle Trapezius – Acromion Process Lower Trapezius – Scapular Spine A:  Upper Trapezius – Elevates the scapula Middle Trapezius – […]

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  • Sphenoid bone

    Posted on August 7, 2011 by Dawn in Anatomy, Human Body.

    The sphenoid bone, part 1 A bone can be influenced by any bone that articulates with it. For example, the scapula is influenced in its alignment and articulations by the humerus. Taking this a step further, the humerus is influenced in its alignment and articulations by the ulna and the radius. Which means that the […]

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  • Steroid Nose Spray

    Posted on August 5, 2011 by Dawn in Human Body, Muscle Pain, Questions and Answers.

    Question:  Is a steroidal nose spray the only option for unblocking eustachian tubes? Answer:  No, there are some wonderful remedies in the health food store.  Ear oil containing garlic oil, tea tree oil, and/or grapefruit seed extract work well in clearing eustachian tubes and do not upset the body the way the steroidal nose spray […]

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  • Relieving pressure in my Hands

    Posted on August 4, 2011 by Dawn in Anatomy, Human Body, Muscle Pain, Questions and Answers.

    Question:  How do I relieve the pressure in my hands, particularly my thumbs? Answer:  This question came from my esthetician.  Her hands are beginning to hurt because of her job and her posture while doing that job.  And also because of lack of stretching or moving her hands in the opposite direction.  Showing her some […]

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