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Archive for the ‘Neck Pain’ Category

How to Choose the Best Pillow for Neck Pain

January 16th, 2020 by Lauren

You spend about one-third of your day sleeping. The position of your neck during that time can have a great impact on your spine and any neck pain you experience. Here are some tips for choosing the best pillow if you suffer from neck pain. Factors to Consider When Choosing a Pillow Pillow Material Feather, […]

If you have chronic neck pain or find yourself looking down at your phone too much these 3 stretches for neck pain may be helpful. Posture, Posture, Posture Before we talk about neck stretches we need to talk about posture. Remembering good posture can be critical in preventing or alleviating neck pain. What do we […]

Studying can be a pain in the neck, literally. But you don’t literally have to suffer from back or neck pain while studying.  Here are 7 ways to prevent pain from schoolwork. How to Prevent Neck Pain While Studying 1. Correct Your Posture Did your mother ever say… “don’t slouch” or “sit up straight”. Well, […]

If you’ve been experiencing shoulder pain you may be surprised to learn that the problem may not be in your shoulder. Oftentimes shoulder pain is related to neck problems. A Quick Anatomy Review Before we review some of the neck conditions that can lead to shoulder pain, let’s do a real quick review of the […]

You may have heard your doctor mention acute vs chronic pain, but what do they mean by it? What really are the differences between acute pain and chronic pain? Acute Pain Acute pain can have causes such as trauma, disease, or surgery. Pain symptoms can include increased heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, discomfort, facial […]

Have you heard of cervical radiculitis? What about radiculopathy? Did someone mention it and you don’t know what it means? In this article we’ll focus on understanding this condition and treatment options for those suffering from it. What Is Cervical Radiculitis? What does cervical radiculitis mean? Let’s break down the terms. Cervical refers to the […]

What Doctor Should I See for Neck Pain?

April 29th, 2019 by Lauren

When people think of the spine they think of their back. But, the spine starts in the neck. In fact, a lot of neck pain results from spine conditions in the cervical, or upper, part of the spine. This makes a spine specialist the perfect doctor to see for neck pain! What Doctor Treats Neck […]

The majority of the population has suffered from back pain at one time or another in their lives. Most people have also suffered from stomach problems like nausea. So, when you have back pain and nausea at the same time, some people wonder, can spine pain cause nausea? Spine pain and gastrointestinal issues can have […]

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