neck pain

March 29, 2018

Can Neck Exercises Help With Depression?

A recent study in the Physiotherapy Research International: the Journal for Researchers and Clinicians in Physical Therapy 2018 March 14, showed that patients suffering from neck pain reported a decrease in their depression symptoms after performing neck exercises. The study decided patients suffering from neck pain into three groups. The group that received the deep neck flexion exercises reported improvement in their neck pain as well as a clinically relevant improvement […]
December 22, 2017

What Is Whiplash

People injured in a motor vehicle accident sometimes experience a strain of their neck muscles and the surrounding soft tissue, commonly referred to as whiplash. Anyone who has had such an injury knows neck muscles can be very tender, and neck movement can be quite limited. The injury occurs most often when a vehicle is hit from the rear or the side, causing a sharp movement of the head and […]
November 28, 2017

5 Ways To Beat The Pain Caused By Our Phones

People are spending more and more time looking down at smartphones and tablets every year, and strain injuries in the hand, wrist, forearm and neck are on the rise. This is commonly referred to as “text neck”. As you tap and swipe, follow these tips to avoid the aches and pains that come with the digital age. Your back and neck will thank you. Take a break Holding up your […]
April 29, 2017

Do You Have Text Neck?

Text neck is an increasingly common condition we are seeing more often in our clinic.Text neck is the term used to describe the neck pain sustained from looking down at your cell phone, or electronic device for extended periods of time. This posture causes an increase in stress on the muscles of the neck and upper back, which is illustrated in the picture below: The further forward the head is […]
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