Could A Standing Desk Ease Your Neck Pain?

From Forbes magazine to Facebook, there’s a lot of chatter about the benefits of standing desks for your health, happiness, and office productivity. In 2012, numerous studies started to emerge, with warnings about the threats of prolonged sitting to your overall health. Workplaces are gradually adapting to the findings, although in most modern offices workers […]

The psychological effects of neck pain

Chronic pain can have a huge negative impact on your life.  It takes an enormous emotional toll. When I have neck pain it unfortunately seems to almost take over my life.  When I wake up in the morning (or in the middle of the night because of the pain), it’s all I think about.  I […]

Biofeedback for neck pain – what it is and how to use it

Biofeedback therapy can help prevent or even treat conditions such as high blood pressure, chronic pain, incontinence or migraine headaches by being able to allow people to learn how to harness the power of the mind over involuntary body functions such as blood pressure, heart rate and skin temperature that are normally involuntary functions that […]

What products actually help relieve neck pain?

Over the last ten years I’ve tried all kinds of products to help relieve or just manage my neck pain.  I’d like to share with you some of the products that I found to actually make a difference, as well as a few that I have tried but didn’t help at all. Most helpful neck […]

Using kinesiology tape (KT Tape) for Neck Pain

Kinesiology tape for Neck Strain or Soft Tissue Injury Athletes use kinesiology tape, also known as KT Tape because it’s one of the top brands, for many types of injuries and the benefits are becoming more widely appreciated and used for a variety of pain including neck pain. You’ve probably seen professional athletes with that funny black […]

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 […]

Study shows which neck pain treatments are most effective

A really interesting study by CureTogether of 2,180 people with neck pain revealed which treatments were found to be most effective and which were the most popular.  Surprisingly, the results do not always coincide! Here is a great infographic illustrating the results:   The most effective treatments in this study were found to be myofascial […]

Shiatsu massage to relieve neck pain – effective or not?

Shiatsu massage to relieve neck pain – effective or not? What exactly is Shiatsu massage? Shiatsu is a deep tissue massage which is helpful in relieving chronic tight or painful muscles, postural problems, and repetitive strains. Shiatsu massage to relieve neck pain is often preferred by people who are shy about exposing their body because […]

Stiff neck treatment – how to relieve your stiff neck

Stiff neck treatment – how to relieve your stiff neck The stiff neck treatments mentioned below may help you relieve a stiff and sore neck. Please bookmark this page for future reference. 1. Place a warm water bottle or heating pad on your stiff neck for 20 minutes every one hour until the stiffness lessens […]

Four ways to get relief from a kink in the neck

Four ways to get relief from a kink in your neck If you are reading this article on getting rid of a kink in your neck then you have come to the right place.  There is a lot of questionable advice on the internet which could actually cause more harm than good, rather than curing […]