How skeletal muscles work

How skeletal muscles work

Over the next few weeks, I’m planning a series of posts on the ways that different body parts can go wrong, and what do to about them.  However, before I do that, I think it’s important to understand how muscles in general work.  Did you know that there...
Stiff spinal segments – Sarah Key Method 1

Stiff spinal segments – Sarah Key Method 1

Recently, I started a series of blog posts detailing Sarah Key’s theory on back pain. I wrote about spinal anatomy and explained how the spine should work in a “normal” situation. Now it’s time to start talking about what goes wrong with backs. Sarah’s theory is that...
Spinal anatomy – how does it work?

Spinal anatomy – how does it work?

I promised to explain Sarah Key’s theories about back pain; but first I need to go through how uninjured backs work. The normal spine with its S-shaped curve The spine is an S-shaped column of alternating vertebrae (bones) and discs. At the front of the spine are the...