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Posts Tagged ‘neck pain’

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 […]

Anywhere from 20-70% of individuals will suffer from neck pain at some point in their lives. What causes neck pain? Here are some of the more common causes. Sleeping Position Can Cause Chronic Neck Pain It may sound strange to talk about your posture while you’re sleeping but it can be important. You spend nearly […]

In a previous article we discussed alcohol and back pain. In this article, we’re going to keep the focus on the neck. Some people find that they wake up with neck pain the morning after having a few drinks. Could they be related? Let’s take a look at three ways drinking can be a literal […]

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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, […]

The Physical Effects of Technology

July 18th, 2019 by Lauren

What are the physical effects of technology use? In a previous post on the Saratoga Spine blog we talked about growing concern over a new phenomenon dubbed text neck. Additional research suggests an even more significant impact to our bodies. But, not all experts agree. What is Text Neck? Text neck, also called tech neck […]

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 […]

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