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Top Low Back Stretches: Prayer Stretch

December 10th, 2018 (No Comments)

The prayer stretch is a great stretch that primarily targets the extensor muscles of the back.

What your numb hands can tell you about your health

November 29th, 2018 (No Comments)

Do you experience numb hands?  The numbness in your hands may not be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Many people attribute numbness in their hands to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, but in many cases it can be caused from issues in the neck, shoulder, elbow, or wrist. The median nerve is the nerve that is involved in with […]

Tips to cut 1000 calories from your Thanksgiving meal

November 15th, 2018 (No Comments)

  Did you know the average Thanksgiving meal is over 2,000 calories and that is before you have a second serving!  Here is the average Thanksgiving meal: Turkey, white & dark meat, with skin, 6 ounces Gravy, 1/3 cup Mashed potatoes, 1 cup Cranberry sauce, 1/3 cup Green bean casserole, 1 cup Sweet potato casserole […]

Top Neck and Shoulder Stretches: Chin Tuck

November 2nd, 2018 (No Comments)

Who doesn’t use a computer related product today?  Whether it is a desktop, laptop, tablet or cell phone, it is inevitable that you will have a forward head posture when using these products.  Forward head posture contributes to most neck and shoulder pain because it positions your head in front of the shoulders.  The Chin Tuck […]

Things that are making your low back pain worse

October 24th, 2018 (No Comments)

Lower back pain can be uncomfortable and difficult to manage, and some common coping strategies and issues could actually be making your low back pain worse. Here are some things that could be making your low back pain worse. You lift things incorrectly –  It doesn’t take lifting a heavy object to increase back pain.  […]

5 Exercises to Never Do After 50

October 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

Working out after 50 requires a much different approach than when you are in your 20’s.  You body changes significantly in flexibility, strength, and recovery and it is important that the exercises you perform acknowledge that. Here are 5 exercises to never do after 50. Plyometric Exercises – These are exercises that require explosive movements […]

Top Neck and Shoulder Stretches: Trapezius Stretch

September 16th, 2018 (No Comments)

Here are the top neck and shoulder stretches everyone should be doing.  Neck pain can have many different causes and almost all of them included muscle tightness and muscle guarding.  Breaking up the tension in you neck and shoulders is one of the key elements to recovery.  It is important that when performing stretches in the […]

5 tips to set up a proper computer workstation

September 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

Did you know that seated postures increase pressure in the spine by 50% versus standing?  This can be compounded by a slouching posture and can lead to computer workstation back pain.  Here are 5 tips to make sure that your computer workstation is set up properly: Have the right chair – The proper chair is the […]

Best Type of Pillow for Neck Pain

August 31st, 2018 (No Comments)

Have you ever woken up with a stiff neck and wondered if your pillow is causing your neck pain?  Well you could be right.  Your pillow is very important in maintaining proper neck posture while you sleep.  So what are the best types of pillows for neck pain? Pillows are very individual so it is […]

Reasons Your Neck Hurts

August 24th, 2018 (No Comments)

Reasons Your Neck Hurts and what to do about it There are many reasons you neck may hurt and the treatment of neck pain is never the same for everyone. Knowing some of the common cause can help you better treat your neck pain! Degenerative Disk Disease (DDD) – As you get older you will inevitably […]

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