What Can Be Done To Relieve Headaches?

Let’s talk about headaches… Ranging from a mid-afternoon head-pounding ache to an agonizing pain that leaves you sensitive to light and sometimes feeling sick, headaches 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 even…

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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 than being ‘nagged’ to “Stand up straight” or “stop slouching!…” There are some instances where it just can’t be helped. As 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 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 to…

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How Can I Relieve My Neck Pain?

TV Posture

Let’s talk about one of the most common things that people aged 40+ who come to see my 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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Why am I Waking Up With Neck Pain?

Neck Pain

When patients ask me ‘why do I get neck pain?’ it can sometimes 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, what I can suggest, is that your nighttime routine might be causing you neck pain. Why do…

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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 to ask me ‘why do I get neck pain?’ Many patients want to know “WHY?”.  It can be difficult to answer. Not because I don’t know how to ease neck pain, but because neck pain can be caused by so many factors like prior injury history, genetics, posture, work requirements, and…

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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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