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Category Archives: Neck

18 Sep, 2020

Key Ways to Relieve Neck & Back Discomfort

There are many common causes of both back pain and neck pain. However, both of these can be treated with physical therapy. Causes of Back Pain: Changes in the spine’s anatomy Lumbar disc herniation occurs when the gel-like interior of the disc leaks outward and irritates the nerve roots. It typically causes a stabbing pain

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1 Sep, 2020

3 Sources of Neck Problems, With 1 Solution

Most of us spend hours at our desk at work, and often are looking down at our cell phone or computer during our free time, as well as time you spend relaxing in front of the TV. What you may not realize is how all of this affects your posture. Over time, these repetitive tasks

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25 Aug, 2020

Neck Problem Leading to Pain Elsewhere

With the transition to working from home and with the start of distance learning, neck pain is a common problem we are seeing in our clinic. The change in desk set up, chairs or extended time sitting and working at a desk can be a major contributor to neck pain. Neck problems can vary in

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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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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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6 May, 2020

Can Stress Cause Neck Pain?

Many people experience neck pain but aren’t sure what is causing their pain. They may not recall changing anything in their routine or moving differently but that could cause them to be in pain. One source that could be to blame is stress. There are many stressful influencers in our life right now especially with

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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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12 Feb, 2020

Forward Head Posture; the Reason for Neck Pain

Neck problems, neck spasms and general neck pain are common complaints in the orthopedic rehab world. One of the most common causes of these problems is forward head posture.  Forward Head Lifestyle With the high prevalence of desk jobs, the influx of cell phone use, computer use and video gaming, as well as time spent

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6 Feb, 2020

Handle Neck Pain the Right Way

We all know a time when we have fallen asleep in an awkward position and had the unexpected pleasure of waking up to a “crick in our neck.” Having an aching neck  makes it very difficult to turn our head to check our blind spots when driving, bend our neck forward to check our cell

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