Neck Pain

Health Tips for Garden and Yard Work

After being cooped up all winter we're anxious to get outdoors and start our yard clean-up. We can't wait to get into the garden, till the soil and prepare for planting. The sooner we get flowers and plants in the ground the sooner they grow and bloom. With this hurried activity the possibility occurs for injuries to the neck, back and extremities. What can we do to minimize...... Continue reading

Tension Headaches

There are many types of headaches. One of the most common headaches present in society today is the tension headache. It's reported to affect over 70% of the population. The headache has been described as feeling like a........ Continue reading

Neck or Cervical Spine Pain

Neck pain is a common complaint in industrialized countries and constitutes a major medical and socio-economic problem. Pain in the neck is one of the 5 top most commonly reported complaints of the neuromusculoskeletal system (NMS). It accounts for 10-20% of NMS complaints in the American population. Continue reading

Cervical Disc

The cervical discs are small cushions between the bones in the neck. The discs absorb the shock of trauma to the neck in addition to assisting the neck with movements. There are only 6 discs in the neck. There are no discs between the base of the skull and the first vertebrae or between the 1st and 2nd vertebrae...... Continue reading

Comfort During Airline Travel

Airline passengers are all too familiar with the uncomfortable seating on airplanes. This article includes useful suggestions for packing, lifting and carrying your suitcase, as well as in flight and post flight tips to help ease neck, back and extremity discomfort.... Continue reading

Posture At The Computer

Technology is changing rapidly in our culture. More and more companies are allowing workers to be at home using their computers and interfacing with others at work or a company client. Work posture is important for many reasons, not only at the job site, but at home.... Continue reading

Decrease Neck & Back Pain by Improving Sleep Habits

Obtaining a good night of sleep is often more difficult than you would think. Lifestyles and habits can detract from a good restful sleep. Poor sleep has proven to adversely affect the following days work, school, home or recreational activities. Here are some things that can be done to help you obtain a good restful sleep..... Continue reading

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