Headaches and Migraines: “Was It Something I Ate?”

Let’s talk about headaches… Ranging from a mid-afternoon head pounding ache, to an agonising pain that leaves you sensitive to light and sometimes feeling sick, heachaches are something that most, if not all of us, have suffered from at some point in our life. But for some, headaches are a much bigger problem and can…

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Posture Isn’t That Important… Right?

Poor Posture

In the past, whenever I heard someone say “posture is important” or “you can do damage if you sit or stand incorrectly”, I honestly wouldn’t pay attention to it. There’s nothing worse that being ‘nagged’ to “Stand up straight” or “stop slouching!…” There are some instances where it just can’t be helped. Like many others…

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Why Your Neck Pain Isn’t Caused by “Stress”

Neck Pain Sleeping

Recently I had received an email from from someone concerned about his neck. He told me that his neck has always been a bit “sore” but he shrugged it off and never thought much of it. But for the past few days he finds that when he wakes up in the morning, it’s becoming painful…

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Neck Pain: Quick Tips To Keep A Stiff Neck From Creeping Up On You

TV Posture

Let’s talk about one of the most common things that people aged 40+ who come to see me experience…. The sudden onset of shoulder and neck tension. Many times it sneaks up on people without warning! There’s often no explanation as to why you might wake up with an annoying, nagging neck one day, that…

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Is Your Night Time Routine The Reason For Your Neck Pain?

Neck Pain

When patients ask me ‘why do I get neck pain?’ it can sometime be a difficult question to answer. Not because I don’t know how to ease neck pain, but because I don’t know their personal circumstances. However, that I can suggest, is that your night time routine might be causing you neck pain. Why…

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

The two main types of pain that arise in the shoulder region include acute pain brought on by a sudden action and chronic pain that has built up over time and is persistent. Acute pain can be caused by an accident such as falling, being in a collision, or lifting too much at the gym…

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Is Your Night time Routine Setting Up Your Neck Pain?

Reading in bed

When I get patients ask me ‘why do I get neck pain?’ Many of patients want to know “WHY?”.  It can sometimes be difficult to answer. Not because I don’t know how to ease neck pain, but because I don’t know all their personal circumstances. What I can suggest however, is to take a look…

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Sitting: Is It Really That Bad For Your Health?…

“We spend on average, almost 9 hours sitting-and that’s not taking into account the 8 hours we spend lying down sleeping…” Here’s a habit that every single one of us is doing daily… It’s something we spend, on average, almost nine hours doing – and that’s not taking into account the eight hours we spend…

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