Myofascial release – what it is and how it can be used to help with neck pain

Individuals experiencing headaches, breathing difficulties, muscle pain or spasms, Sciatica and chronic back and neck pain may have Myofascia damage which is the term for the “tissue of movement” that spans our entire body and looks like a spider web. This tissue is very strong and helps our bodies to maintain good posture, have free […]

Top 5 ways I successfully manage my chronic neck pain

It’s been about ten years now since I have been suffering from chronic neck pain of varying degrees. It has definitely been an up and down journey, and one I wouldn’t wish on anyone. Dealing with chronic pain, even if it is not severe, is mentally and physically very difficult. I’ve been fortunate in that […]

Pilates Can Help Relieve Neck Pain

Many of us have heard the saying, “you are a pain in the neck” but few of us ever wish to actually have a pain in the neck but unfortunately many of us do experience neck pain either acute or chronic. Neck pain can occur as a result of injury or as a symptom of […]

Good and Bad Posture and How it Can Affect Neck Pain

Good and Bad Posture and How it Can Affect Neck Pain If your neck pain is not the result of injury or other trauma, what you may be feeling could be the result of poor posture.  Poor habits while using the computer, smartphones, and tablets can exacerbate pain.  Tension and stress can contribute to poor […]

Yoga for neck pain

Practicing yoga for neck pain relief and prevention Yoga is a popular exercise technique because it has benefits for both the mind and the body.  I really enjoy practicing yoga because it helps me to relax. Many individuals choose to practice yoga for its benefits to the spine and neck.  I was told a quote […]

Preventing neck pain while exercising

I recently came upon an extremely helpful blog by Antony Lo, a physical therapist in Australia who writes a lot about the effects of exercise, and how to exercise with proper form to avoid pain and other issues.  As someone who has found exercise extremely beneficial in managing my neck pain, I thought his blog […]

Proper ergonomics when using the computer

Proper Ergonomics Can Help Relieve Neck Pain! Sitting properly at your desk or workstation can really go a long way to help prevent and relieve neck pain and also relieve lower back pain.  In fact, poor habits such as slouching, looking down or sideways at your monitor, and reaching too far for your mouse can […]

Four easy and helpful exercises for neck pain

Four Easy and Helpful Exercises for Neck Pain In some cases of neck pain, simple neck exercises can be more effective than medication.  They can also be used to supplement other treatments like medication.  In this article you will learn three neck pain exercises and also one yoga exercise that can help you to get […]

Relieve neck pain caused by smartphone and tablet use

Relieve neck pain caused by smartphone and tablet use Heavy smartphone and tablet users are increasingly creating stress around their neck by twisting and tilting their neck to different angles.  Chiropractors also say that working in front of the computer or your laptop for longer than 8 hours without using proper posture may be a […]

Use neck stretches to prevent neck strain when you sit for long periods!

Relieve and Prevent Neck Strain by Performing Neck Stretches It’s so important when your neck is feeling sore and stiff, or just even as a preventative measure when you have to sit for long periods, to make sure you take breaks and stretch.  Hunching forward and repetitive motions can have a real toll on our […]