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Category Archives: Back and Neck Pain

2 Jul, 2020

Sources and Reasons for Back Issues

Back pain can come from multiple different sources and can occur for a number of different reasons. The muscles, lumbar discs in between the bones and the joints of the spine can all be sources of back pain. These are all things that coming to PT can address as well! So what can I try

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18 Jun, 2020

Back Pain and Where it Came From

Most of us will experience some form of back pain at some point in their life.  Back pain can be debilitating and can make simple everyday activities and movements seem impossible and painful. So where did this pain come from?  Where Back Pain Comes From: Muscle strains Joint or disc issues (joint deterioration, disc herniation)

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12 Jun, 2020

Pain from Posture: Get Relief TODAY!

Posture is something that we hear about all the time and it’s usually followed by “oh, I have terrible posture”. Postural weakness in the neck is a problem many of us struggle with. We spend a lot of time sitting whether it is at a desk or on a couch and 9 times out of

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28 May, 2020

Facets in Our Neck

Are you having neck pain but are not sure why? You notice you can’t turn your head as far as you used to and you are having pain and muscle spasms. If this is true, you could be experiencing cervical facet dysfunction.  What is a facet?  Facets are joints in your spine. They are located

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21 May, 2020

Low Back Pain can be Draining

So you have been experiencing pain in the low back that could be due to facet dysfunction. What is a facet?  Facet joints are located in the spine at the posterolateral aspect of the vertebra.  These are joints that allow motion of the spine and also restrict hyper mobility. How does the problem present? Pain,

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19 May, 2020

A Pinched Nerve can be Cured

Lumbar Radiculopathy, more commonly known as a pinched nerve or sciatica, is when a nerve is pinched due to inflammation, injury or compression in the spinal column and causes varying symptoms in the low back or down the leg. The most common symptoms that people feel are: pain in the low back or down the

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14 May, 2020

Neck Problem From a Nerve Problem

A common problem we see in our clinic is people experiencing neck pain. Neck pain can be caused from many different things and can vary in how severe the pain is. One common neck problem we see is called cervical radiculopathy. Cervical radiculopathy is a fancy way of saying your neck pain is caused by

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13 May, 2020

Common Neck Injuries

Your neck is a vital yet vulnerable part of your body due to its ability to move in many directions while holding the weight of your head (average wt 10 lbs). While neck pain (cervical spine) is not as commonly treated as low back pain (lumber spine) millions of people will experience it at some

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13 May, 2020

Solution to that Back Strain

Are you feeling: Pain across the low back into the buttock and hip area Stiffness and limit motion Swelling Inability to maintain positions Muscle spasms If you are experiencing any of these symptoms you may be dealing with a lumbar strain.  A lumbar strain is when the muscles or tendons in the back get overstretched

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30 Apr, 2020

Forward Head Posture

Posture plays a huge role in all of our activities. We are so busy throughout the day that we usually don’t pay much attention to our posture, especially while we work, watch tv, or stand. The increased use of cell phones, tablets and computers has made forward head posture a problem for many and a

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