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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Occupational Related Neck Pain and How to Treat the Condition

Sometimes working can be a real pain in the neck, literally. Did you know that learning the difference between the wrong and right way to sit at your computer or to lift a heavy box can help prevent occupational related neck pain? There are many activities that can lead to pain in the neck area […]

Understanding Lower Neck Pain

Many individuals suffer from lower neck pain and would do anything to be pain free. The first step to relieving this type of pain is to understand that it is a common problem and that the cause could be located in the back or the neck region. Spinal problems can also be related to the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stress and neck pain are often closely related

Stress and neck pain are often closely related If you were to take a survey of neck pain sufferers today, you would probably not be surprised to discover that many of them state they also experience a lot of daily stress due in part to lives that are stretched too thin between work, relationships and […]

Neck and back pain specialists

What to look for in a neck and back pain specialist If you have dealt with neck or back pain for longer than you are comfortable admitting, its probably time to look for a neck and back pain specialist. You might not be sure what qualifications, certifications, and skills you should be looking for, however. […]