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7 TMJ Myths Revealed

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a very unique part of the body. It is designed as a hinge to open and close the mouth, but also with the ability to slide either forward and backward or side to side. This versatility is important for chewing, speaking, and other functions. However, it can also lead to [...]

2017-09-13T04:32:51+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Neck Pain|Comments Off on 7 TMJ Myths Revealed

7 Myths Surrounding Neck Pain

Neck pain is an increasingly common ailment with technology getting much of the blame. How much of what you read about neck pain online is accurate? We’re going to look at 7 common misconceptions involving neck pain. Then we will look at a form of chiropractic that specifically focuses on the neck to provide fast [...]

2017-09-13T04:24:17+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Neck Pain|Comments Off on 7 Myths Surrounding Neck Pain

Preventing the Top 5 Neck Pain Culprits

It seems unavoidable that neck pain will, at some point in your life, get in the way of your normal activities.  Your neck, the cervical spine, has seven vertebrae.  It extends from the tops of your shoulders up to the base of the skull.  The cervical spine must have a good combination of strength and [...]

2017-09-06T14:30:48+00:00 September 10th, 2017|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Preventing the Top 5 Neck Pain Culprits

Neck Pain – Is Technology Weighing You Down?

If you suffer from neck pain, what you might not realize is that the underlying cause could be in your pocket. The invention of the smartphone has made it simpler than ever to stay connected on social media, work from home or while traveling, check the weather, or order takeout. Unfortunately, that means we check [...]

2017-08-25T04:13:13+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Neck Pain – Is Technology Weighing You Down?

Neck Pain Affects Pro Athletes Too – How to Find Relief

If you think that neck pain is only for those who sit at a desk for work all day, you may find it interesting to note that this problem is common among athletes as well. For example, famous female golfer Michelle Wie had to excuse herself from one of the biggest tournaments of the year [...]

2017-08-04T08:14:52+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Neck Pain Affects Pro Athletes Too – How to Find Relief

Is Stress Behind Your Neck Pain?

Neck pain is a common problem in western society. Is it stress, our jobs, technology, or something else that is causing the issue? It’s interesting the way people “store” stress when it occurs, especially since men, women, and children all handle stress differently. According to one doctor, this is where people store their stress: Men [...]

2017-07-26T13:26:18+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Is Stress Behind Your Neck Pain?

Is Your Neck Pain the Result of Your Office Job?

In the western world, office jobs are often seen as superior to manual labor. However, the sedentary lifestyle that may accompany long days at the office (not to mention all of that stress) may be at the heart of the increasing amount of neck pain experienced by employees with what some would consider a cushy [...]

2017-07-17T13:13:26+00:00 July 16th, 2017|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Is Your Neck Pain the Result of Your Office Job?

5 Ways to Avoid Waking Up with Neck Pain

Neck pain is a common ailment and perhaps strikes worst in the morning. This is especially a common problem for businesspeople who often struggle with posture in the office and stress that may affect sleep. Here are 5 ways to avoiding waking up with neck pain. #1 Change Your Pillow Use the right pillow for [...]

2017-07-13T18:25:33+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Neck Pain|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Avoid Waking Up with Neck Pain

Neck Pain – 5 Things to Try Before Medication

The most common form of treatment for neck pain is NSAIDs. However, there are numerous side effects of frequently taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Plus, long-term use has been linked to heart, kidney, bone, and hearing problems. As a result, many are looking for alternative therapies to reduce neck pain. 5 Potential Ways to Relieve Neck [...]

2017-07-13T10:15:48+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Neck Pain – 5 Things to Try Before Medication

Neck Pain – A Growing Concern for People Who Work from Home

Do you suffer from neck pain? If you work from home, your job may be partly to blame. According to research performed by Bupa and reported on by an online resource for small businesses in the UK, more than half of people who work from home sustained injuries due to their work environment with back [...]

2017-06-14T21:19:13+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Neck Pain – A Growing Concern for People Who Work from Home