Articles tagged with: Neck Pain
Headaches are caused by a number of different things. A lot of headaches are the result of tension in the neck muscles and compression of the nerves in the upper part of the neck. A new study has compared massage with mobilising the joints of the upper neck to release pressure on these nerves.
The study found that mobilisation techniques of the neck produce better results than massage alone for people suffering from headaches. The abstract is copied below and outlines that a group of people were given either neck massage …
I’m very excited to tell you that I will be returning to Sydney in early 2013. My girlfriend has scored an amazing job back in Sydney so I’ll be shutting the doors of my Singapore clinic and moving back to Bondi Junction. There’s no place like home!
Hopefully the picture of that castle in Germany has remained intact. Keep checking in for updates on starting times and when you can start making appointments. Hope you all have a great holiday period and I look forward to seeing you all in the …
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Osteopathy! A new article (published January 3, 2012) compared the effectiveness of spinal manipulation with medications and exercises for neck pain. The medications in the study included aspirin, ibuprofen, muscle relaxants and narcotics.
Neck manipulation was proven to be statistically significant to medication at the 2 month follow up, and again at 3, 6, and 12 months, with nearly two thirds of people receiving neck manipulation reporting a 75% reduction in pain. The exercises (basic stretches and neck retractions) were also proven to be more effective than medications, …
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More people miss work for back pain than any other ailment except the common cold. These are just some of the disorders associated with Office Tasks: Neck/shoulder tension, Headache, Tendinitis of the wrist & forearm ,Carpal tunnel syndrome, Mid back/shoulder blade pain, Lower back pain, and Sciatica.
The Number 1 mistake people make is that they sit in one position for too long.
Studies have consistently proven the amount of time you sit at the computer (hours keying per day/per week) is more important than posture. And the studies have shown that …
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I am constantly being asked 2 questions. Actually, that’s not true, I get asked lots of questions. But these 2 are very common:
1. What position should I sleep in?
2. What’s the best pillow?
Now, let me start by saying that there is no answer that is definitively correct. Some postures/pillows work for some people, others work for others. But I’ll give you all the theory.
1. It should be obvious to all of you that Face Down is the worst. If you sleep face down you are rotating your neck hard for a long time. …