Posts Tagged ‘self care’

What The Heck Is “Tech Neck”?

What The Heck Is “Tech Neck”? Tech is Turning Millennials Into a Generation of Hunchbacks (Fleming, Kirsten, The New York Post, March 5, 2018) In this article, Ms. Fleming profiles the situation of a young man, CY, who began suffering from upper-back pain and neck soreness while in his late teens, subsequent to a habit of

Slouching – Does It Really Matter?

Slouching – Does It Really Matter? It’s easy to understand how slouching can contribute to neck pain and headaches, but what are some other negative health ramifications of bad posture? BREATHING:  Slouching can also reduce the space occupied by the lungs, hindering the ability to take in a deep breath and/or force air out of

How Long Will It Take For My Back To Heal?

How Long Will It Take For My Back To Heal? Related Articles: What Is Your Pain Telling You?:  Back pain is like a fire alarm going off in your body. It’s telling you when tissue damage is occurring and when you need to get help. When the fire from back pain gets too big for your

What Is Your Back Pain Telling You?

What Is Your Back Pain Telling You? Back pain is like a fire alarm going off in your body. It’s telling you when tissue damage is occurring and when you need to get help. When the fire from back pain gets too big for your body to handle on it’s own, that’s when you need

4 Key Exercises Relieve Hip Pain | Chiropractor Mechanicsville

4 Key Exercises Relieve Hip Pain There are two types of muscles that help facilitate motion in our hips and lower extremities:  tonic and phasic. Tonic (postural) muscles are always working or contracting to keep us upright.  Therefore, these muscles tend to be tight and short.  When we sleep, they contract or shorten and are

Self Help Guide To Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

A “Self Help” Guide To Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) has a bad reputation for coming and going, sometimes for years, depending on many factors such as 1) age; 2) profession (fast, repetitive, with forceful gripping); 3) general health (diabetes, hypothyroid, and inflammatory arthritis (like rheumatoid), pregnancy, on birth control pills, or taking

Best Fibromyalgia Exercise

Best Fibromyalgia Exercise When addressing a fibromyalgia exercise, one must consider the whole body.  Perhaps one of the most important to consider is the squat. If you think about it, we must squat every time we sit down, stand up, get in/out of our car, and in/out of bed. Even climbing and descending steps results

The #1 Self-Treatment MISTAKE That Makes Back Pain WORSE!

The #1 Self-Treatment MISTAKE That Makes Back Pain WORSE! Many patients perform some self-care when they first hurt their lower back, hoping this will keep them out of a doctor’s office.  While home remedies can sometimes make the pain go away, sometimes they don’t.  It just depends on what you try.  When the back is

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