What pillow should I get? This is a very common question in my office. While there is no one perfect pillow for everyone, there are some definite guidelines. Correct posture for your neck is the underlying guide for pillow selection. You are supposed to have a curve in your neck. From a side view your
Whiplash! Just saying the word brings scary visions of screeching tires, broken glass, crunching cars, and pain. Lots of pain. What is whiplash, and when does it occur? Whiplash is a sudden, forceful forward and backward bending of the neck, resulting in damage to the soft tissue of the neck and head – the muscles,
Ah, computers. We can’t live with them, and we certainly can’t live without them. People are commonly spending upwards of eight hours a day in front of their computers, and as a result, they are often suffering from computer neck pain. When the neck is held in one position for too long, it starts reshaping.
You have probably heard the expression ‘pinched nerve’ and you may have thought at some time that you had this problem. What exactly is a pinched nerve? What are the symptoms? How is it treated? A pinched nerve is a nerve that has pressure on it or pulling on it, causing irritation. The spine consists
In the face of the staggering U.S. opioid epidemic, I am joining with chiropractors around the country during the October celebration of National Chiropractic Health Month. Our goal is to raise the awareness of drug-free alternatives such as pain management and chiropractic. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that as