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Archive for the ‘Neck Pain’ Category

4 Risk Factors for Neck Pain

April 30th, 2021 by Lauren

A study looking at data through 2015 found that 15% of the US population suffered from neck pain. A group of Texas A&M researchers recently performed a study to better understand an individual’s risk factors for neck pain. Some factors seem obvious, some may be surprising. Work Related Risk Factors As might be expected, work […]

Can My Anxiety Cause Neck Pain?

March 19th, 2021 by Lauren

Sometimes it feels like we’re dealing with more stress and worry every day. Could all this anxiety cause neck pain?  Anxiety and Pain There are many studies showing the connection between neck pain and psychological symptoms such as stress, anxiety, and depression. In previous articles we’ve talked about the relationship between depression and chronic pain. […]

Whiplash – Symptoms and Treatments

February 12th, 2021 by Lauren

We’ve all heard the term, whiplash. It’s usually associated with a car accident. But what is a whiplash injury? What are the symptoms and how long do they last? Neck Anatomy The spine travels from the base of the skull down through the neck and back, all the way to the tailbone. This complicated structure […]

Is your upper back pain spine or muscle pain? Turns out, the answer’s not always straight forward. In this article we’ll look at the two types of pain and how they may be related. For the purposes of this article we’ll examine neck pain and muscle pain in the upper back and arms. Upper Back […]

Last week we talked about some easy exercises you could do at home for your neck pain. Once you’re comfortable with those, you can move on to some neck strengthening exercises. If you missed last week’s article, check it out here: Exercises for Neck Pain You Can Do at Home Why Are Neck Strengthening Exercises […]

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Exercises for Neck Pain You Can Do At Home

June 24th, 2020 by Lauren

Do you suffer from neck pain? If you were involved in an accident or had neck trauma you should see a doctor for your neck pain. But, if you’ve got a stiff neck or a pinched nerve, there are exercises for neck pain that you can do at home. Try a few of these. But, […]

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Stress And Chronic Back or Neck Pain

June 5th, 2020 by Lauren

There are differing opinions on how stress can affect pain. However, most experts agree that stress can exacerbate chronic pain. So, if you suffer from chronic pain in the back or neck, finding a way to reduce the stress in your life may help. Worry-Pain Downward Spiral One theory on how stress can affect pain […]

Tips for Living with Chronic Pain

April 10th, 2020 by Lauren

When an injury is the result of an accident or or fall, we may experience pain but we expect it will eventually go away. However, some pain, chronic pain, can come and go with, what feels like, no end in sight. Living with chronic pain can be difficult. Here are some tips on how to […]

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