Tag Archives: bones

  • Anatomy of the Elbow, Part 2

    Posted on April 3, 2013 by Full Circle in Anatomy, Human Body, Muscle Pain.

    Before we get into the ligaments and muscles of the elbow, I want to relate an experience I had yesterday. Recently I began to work with a fellow massage therapist. She has been booking 2-hour sessions, which is fabulous for me. The index finger on her right hand has developed some arthritis. It is swollen, stiff, and the range of motion is fairly limited. She has had these symptoms for two years! I said something to her about how she should have had it worked on before now (because massage therapists chronically do not get enough bodywork!), and she responded that she had tried a few times, but she couldn’t find a therapist that knew what to do with her arm and hand.

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  • 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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  • 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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