Scraping for Mid Back Pain

Ariana Purificati FuneBack Pain, Performance, RecoveryLeave a Comment

Pain in the mid back or thoracic spine can have many causes but most often occurs due to muscular irritation or tension. Overhead movements require adequate thoracic extension, thus repeated overhead movements produce the risk of overuse injuries to the mid back.  Thoracic kyphosis also has the potential to cause discomfort in the neck and thoracic spine. Although recent research … Read More

Scraping for Low Back Pain

Ariana Purificati FuneBack Pain, Injury & RehabLeave a Comment

Low back pain is one of the most common reasons for visits to a health professional. A systematic review has shown that up to 60-80% of people experience low back pain in their lifetime1.  Conservative therapy such as stretching and strengthening is effective for treating low back pain, but muscle scraping may be the missing piece that elevates and accelerates … Read More