Neck Pain and Shoulder Pain Injuries

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, [...]

17 08, 2018

Reasons Why You Have Shoulder Pain and How You Can Fix It

By |August 17th, 2018|

About a third of Americans accept that they feel aches ‘often’ or ‘very often’ – more than any other country. – The Atlantic In fact, by some estimates, head neck and shoulder pain affects around 67% of the US population at least at some point over the course of their life. The shoulder is composed of several prime structures in our body, including tendons, bone, cartilage. It is a ball and socket joint that allows a wide range of movement. It is one of the most mobile and versatile joints of our body and due to this reason it is also prone to a variety of injuries, and pain, like inability to [...]

13 08, 2018

When Neck Pain Strikes

By |August 13th, 2018|

Saying someone is a “pain in the neck,” usually means they are annoying or irritating. But anyone who has had neck pain knows it is far worse than simply annoying. Neck pain can be extremely debilitating. What Causes Our Neck to Hurt? Each day we subject the neck to repeated stress during daily activities. With time, the repeated stress and small insults to the neck add up, sometimes leading to degenerative problems in the cervical spine; sometimes only leading to discomfort. Here are some of the factors leading to neck pain: Muscle strains: Medics call it overuse. When we spend too much time hunched over our smartphone, a book or even a [...]

23 10, 2017

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Neck Pain

By |October 23rd, 2017|

We currently spend an estimated $30 BILLION on neck pain in the US alone each year. Needless to say, it is quite prevalent and you are not alone. Although the cause of neck pain varies from person-to-person, here are 5 proven and easy ways to reduce your neck pain without painkillers or surgery. 1) Stop Sitting As Much When we sit, our neck gets put into a forward position. When the neck is forward, it creates increase strain on the neck muscles behind the back of the head. These muscles, in essence, are trying to hold the head up but overtime results in neck pain because they are working overtime. 2) Move [...]