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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]