Neck Pain and Shoulder Pain Injuries Category

2 09, 2021

How to Improve Your Posture

By |September 2nd, 2021|

Originally posted on December 3, 2019. Updated on September 2nd, 2021 ‘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. In [...]

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 [...]

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|Tags: , |

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 [...]