17 06, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Neck Physical Therapy In Fort Myers, FL

By |June 17th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Neck Pain is the fourth leading cause of disability and affects more than 30% of adults in the U.S., according to a study published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings journal.  If you’ve had neck pain for some time and tried various treatments, you may be wondering, is this something I just accept and live with?  The answer is no. You should not have to live with persistent neck pain.  It is likely that you just haven’t found the right treatment for your neck condition. If you’ve tried treatments such as rest, medications, injections, or surgery, you simply haven’t had the appropriate care for your neck pain.  There’s a lot of misinformation out [...]

3 12, 2019

How to Improve Your Posture

By |December 3rd, 2019|

If you're suffering from poor posture, pain, and stiffness, and you don't like the way that your spine looks in the mirror, then continue reading below. In this article, we will discuss how you can correct your posture with the right exercises. We will also explore different reasons behind poor posture, and discuss how a physical therapist can help you out. How Bad Posture Hurts You? https://www.handsonseminars.com/ If you're suffering from poor posture, chances are you've got some sort of pain or stiffness associated with it. Below are some of the most common conditions that we see on a day-to-day basis that stem from poor posture over time. [...]

19 11, 2019

What is the Rotator Cuff and Why it is Important

By |November 19th, 2019|

Do you experience pain while lifting and lowering your arm or while performing specific movements? This could indicate rotator cuff injury and we will highly recommend you to visit a Gray Method practitioner to get it diagnosed. However, if you are not sure what the rotator cuff injury is and why it is important to the stability and daily functioning of your shoulder, this article is for you. Let’s get started. What is the Rotator Cuff? A rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and the tendons associated with them across the shoulder joint. The four muscles associated with the rotator cuff include – infraspinatus, teres minor, [...]

10 11, 2019

Text Neck? Do You Have It?

By |November 10th, 2019|

Umm… text neck? What is it? No points for guessing! Coined by US chiropractor, Dr. DL Fishman, text neck is a condition that arises due to repeated pain and injury in the neck resulting from excessive texting on handheld devices over a long period of time. This condition is also known as anterior head syndrome or turtle neck posture. So do you have it? We will find out all the answers and more here in this article. But before we delve deeper, here is a simple question – how many hours per day do you hunch over your smartphone? If your answer is somewhat close to two hours – you are like most [...]

5 08, 2019

A Definitive Guide To Neck Physical Therapy

By |August 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Neck physical therapy is one of the most common and popular treatments for acute and chronic neck pain. Most physical therapy programs for neck pain focus on applying treatments to reduce pain and stiffness and following a physical therapy session that aims to strengthening and stretching of the neck. The specific methods and exercises used in physical therapy along with the duration of the treatment plan depend from one patient to another. Conditions Neck Physical Therapy Can Help With: Postural Neck Pain Most of the neck pain cases arise due to poor postures. In such cases, recognizing and understanding the underlying problem can play a useful role in providing neck pain relief to [...]

26 09, 2018

3 Signs of Poor Posture

By |September 26th, 2018|Tags: , |

It is difficult to keep track of your postures every hour, all day. Still, you can often catch yourself and others around you hunched over phones or computer screen. Of course, it is not right – a fact all of us are well aware of. Forward head, slumped shoulders, hunch back, and flat feet – all these are biggest examples of poor postures. You can have some of them, or you might even have all of them! In either case, poor postures cause adverse effects on your health. The older we get, bad habits, like slouching cause muscle tension and fatigue, ultimately leading us to bad postures. The good news is that [...]

18 09, 2018

Specific Diagnosis Can Manifest From Poor Posture Including

By |September 18th, 2018|

Have a look around yourself in the office. What do you see? Everyone either slouching on the chair or hunched over the phone. We never sit up straight. Do you? Of course, not! We live in the modern world where technology has devoured us, and we have become its slave. Whether you are traveling on a train or taking a bite in a café, you can find everyone around you slouched over their smartphones or hunched over any kind of gadget. Lack of exercise and physical activity has pushed us to a sedentary life, aftermath of which is irreparable. All of us have fallen prey to poor postures, which is adversely affecting [...]

12 09, 2018

Why Your Posture Matters?

By |September 12th, 2018|

‘Sit up straighter’ – You might have heard your mom giving you this advice several times while sitting at the dinner table while you were a kid. Now you are no more a kid, but the lesson is still worth heeding. Most of us spend time all the day either sitting in front of a computer, slumping in front of TV, or hunching over the phone. Lack of activity and sedentary lifestyle has contributed to the rise of chronic or acute body pain. We notice bad postures only when our backs hurt, or we experience stiff shoulder and similar issues. If you think that poor posture is a result of just bad habits, [...]

6 09, 2018

Is Your Posture Causing You Pain?

By |September 6th, 2018|

You love slouching in your chair as soon as you reach home after a tiring day. You don’t mind sitting with slumping shoulders, glued hours to your phone. Isn’t it? Yes, it is not a big deal. Right? But, do you know bad postures are the prime reasons for shoulder pain, back pain, pinched nerves, tingling, disk herniation and a plethora of similar problems. You might not feel any immediate ill-effects after sitting or standing in a wrong posture for a few hours. However, over time, the poor postures create pressure that leads to anatomical changes in your body. It may give rise to a series of problems with your muscles, discs, [...]