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 […]

Neck Cracking: A Common Practice that Could be Harmful

Many of us habitually crack our neck especially after being in one position for a long time. We move our neck from side to side and a cracking sound is heard or a pop can also be noticed. What exactly is neck cracking and how might it be harmful? Our neck is made up of […]

Aching neck

Dealing with an Aching Neck 1 in 10 Americans deals with cervical spine pain, or an aching neck, on a regular basis. If you find yourself among them, you might be looking for answers. In this post, we’ll talk about the causes and common treatments for neck pain.  What Causes Neck Pain? Neck pain can […]

Inflammation and Neck Pain

The role of inflammation in neck pain In cases of simple neck pain, inflammation is often the root of the pain itself. Treating inflammation in these cases can actually make the pain go away for many people, but that doesn’t mean that the inflammation began without cause. Understanding why your neck became inflamed and painful […]

Neck pain and cancer

Neck pain and cancer We all associate neck pain with the pain we get with tension and stress that results in tightened neck muscles and leads to a feeling of pain behind or at the side of the neck at the base of the skull. This type of neck pain often goes away or reduces […]

Stiff neck remedies

Stiff neck remedies depend on the cause We have all suffered the consequences of a stiff neck at one time or another as a result of sleeping at an odd angle, from overuse or as a result of an injury so we can all relate to the inconvenience of having a stiff neck and the […]

Spinal infections

Spinal infections:  symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment One of the most difficult to diagnose, and yet dangerous conditions of the back and neck is a spinal infection. These infections can occur for many reasons, present symptoms that may be confused with other phenomena, and in roughly 20% of cases can be fatal. In this post, we […]

Neck Pain And Dizziness – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Neck Pain And Dizziness – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment Do you know that a staggering 65 million people suffer from neck pain and dizziness every year in the United States alone?  The causes of neck pain and dizziness can be aggravated by and sometimes even pinpointed to our lifestyle – stress in the work place, […]

Spinal stenosis symptoms

Spinal stenosis symptoms Spinal stenosis, also called pseudo-claudication or degenerative spine disease, often shows up on MRIs or x-rays without any symptoms.  This isn’t really much of a concern, but may indicate that in the future, the individual may experience symptoms.  We’ll discuss the different spinal stenosis symptoms that commonly arise as the condition progresses […]