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Click below if you only want to read informational posts about muscles in the body, how to keep them healthy, and what to do to maintain optimal balance and strength.

extensor indicis

Extensor Indicis: Learn Your Muscles

By Sarah Stockett | October 12, 2018

You may have never heard of the extensor indicis, but it’s one of the muscles directly responsible for the function and movement of your hand and wrist.

Extensor Carpi Ulnaris: Learn Your Muscles

By Sarah Stockett | October 5, 2018

Although you may not be terribly aware of your extensor carpi ulnaris, it is one of the many muscles that help you move your wrist.

extensor carpi radialis brevis and extensor carpi radialis longus

Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis and Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus: Learn Your Muscles

By Sarah Stockett | September 28, 2018

If you have wrist pain, you’ll want to learn about the extensor carpi radialis brevis and extensor carpi radialis longus.

extensor digiti minimi

Extensor Digiti Minimi: Learn Your Muscles

By Sarah Stockett | September 21, 2018

The extensor digiti minimi helps the extensor digitorum extend the little finger. It can also be a cause of hand pain, particularly near the little finger.

your thoracic spine

Your Thoracic Spine

By Sarah Stockett | September 20, 2018

Middle back misalignment can cause pain above or below the impacted area. Here’s more about your thoracic spine, its nerves, and the muscles that impact it.

extensor digitorum

Extensor Digitorum: Learn Your Muscles

By Sarah Stockett | September 14, 2018

The muscle name extensor digitorum would lead you to believe that this muscle extends the fingers. That is exactly what it does.

a surprising side effect of kenalog

A Surprising Side Effect of Kenalog

By Sarah Stockett | September 11, 2018

When my sister-in-law got a Kenalog injection, she was surprised to find a divot at the injection site. She had never heard of this side effect of Kenalog.

pronator quadratus

Pronator Quadratus: Learn Your Muscles

By Sarah Stockett | September 7, 2018

The pronator quadratus is a muscle on the underside of your wrist that pronates your forearm. This means that it turns your hand from palm up to palm down.

lumbrical muscles of the hand

Lumbricals of the Hand and Foot: Learn Your Muscles

By Sarah Stockett | August 31, 2018

The lumbricals bend your fingers and toes at the middle knuckle and at the spot where they join your hands and feet. Here’s more about these muscles.

lumbar vertebrae

Your Lumbar Spine

By Sarah Stockett | August 30, 2018

With a slip of a disc or shift of a bone, you can feel pain or discomfort. If you’ve ever had low back pain, you’ll want to learn about your lumbar spine.

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