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Category: Neck pain

5 Ways to Relieve Back and Neck Pain

June 10th, 2019

There are common causes of both back pain and neck pain. Changes in the spine’s anatomy often cause back pain. There may be lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis or sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Disc herniation occurs when the gel-like interior of the disc leaks outward and irritates the nerve roots. It typically causes

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How You Should Sleep to Relieve Neck or Shoulder Pain

February 21st, 2017

  Have you ever laid awake, tossing and turning, because of that annoying ache in your neck or shoulder? Why is it that you can be busy all day, but when you lay down to sleep, you start to feel more discomfort or pain? The reason for this is that your brain is busy handling

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Back or Neck Pain? What Different Types of Pain Mean

April 20th, 2016

When you have an ache or pain it can leave you scratching your head as to where the pain is truly coming from. Just because it hurts in that part of your leg or arm, doesn’t mean that is where the problem is coming from. Is it a bulging disc, muscle strain or did you

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Office Work Can be a Pain in the Neck (How to Avoid It)

January 29th, 2016

Office work can literally be a pain in the neck (and back). Back pain is second only to the common cold as a cause for missing work, and is the most common cause for job-related disability. Considering that millions of people daily sit behind a desk, it’s not surprising, and MPT therapist Ashley Johnston (DPT)

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Tested Tips for Relieving Neck Pain Now

September 17th, 2015

When your neck hurts, nothing feels right. We generally take our necks for granted until movement is restricted, and pain hits us anytime we move. Ashley Johnston, DPT, says the key to treating neck pain, or preventing it, is to strengthen the upper back. “My approach to chronic neck pain is often to address bad

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How to Relieve Back and Neck Pain With a Healthy Spine

August 12th, 2015

Do you suffer from aching back pain, nagging neck pain or even headaches? Having a healthy spine can prevent these types of problems. Your spine is a complicated structure of vertebrae, discs, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. Every second of every day your spine is moving in a delicate balance, even while you breathe! Take care of

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Tips for relieving neck pain

June 10th, 2015

Do you find yourself with a nagging neck or headache, especially after a long day or stressful event? The American Academy of Pain Medicine reports that neck pain and severe headaches or migraines make up about 30% of all commonly reported pain conditions. There are many reasons for neck pain, but the majority of episodes are caused by

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Muscle Stretching for Relieving Neck and Back Pain

April 10th, 2015

Many aches and pains in the neck and back stem from tight muscles. Stretching the tight muscles along the back of your neck, strengthening the muscles in the front of your neck and improving body posture in general, can help to release neck pain. Our experts in physical therapy can help you achieve all of this. Improving your

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