Neck Pain and Shoulder Pain Injuries

Nagging Neck Pain Do’s & Dont’s

  Hi guys. This is Dr. James Porco with Back in Motion. I wanted to share today with you all, some do's and don'ts with neck pain. Before we get into the do's and don'ts of managing your neck pain, I just want to talk about neck pain a little bit in general. So neck pain is something we pretty consistently see in the clinic, whether it be a chronic or an acute bout of neck pain, both can be pretty debilitating towards your day-to-day activities. Being able to do things such as read, write, drive, be on [...]

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

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 [...]

How to Improve Your Posture

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? 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 [...]

What is the Rotator Cuff and Why it is Important

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. [...]

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Text Neck? Do You Have It?

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? [...]

3 Signs of Poor Posture

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 [...]

Specific Diagnosis Can Manifest From Poor Posture Including

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, the aftermath of which is [...]

Why Your Posture Matters?

‘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. [...]

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Is Your Posture Causing You Pain?

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. [...]

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When Neck Pain Strikes

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 [...]

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5 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Neck Pain

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 [...]

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