Have you ever experienced sharp or nagging pains in your neck and shoulder and sometimes stiffness? This discomfort could primarily be caused by leaning forward for long periods of time when doing frequent activities, such as viewing your phone when texting or reading for prolonged periods. This prolonged shift of your head from your body's center of gravity leads to stress on your neck or cervical spine and subsequently, chronic pain in the neck, commonly known as “Text Neck”. To help avoid … [Read more...] about What Should you Do To Avoid Text Neck?
Many times the reasons behind neck and back pain are difficult to be pin pointed to a specific reason. However, that being said, topping the list in common causes are; poor work ergonomics, incorrect lifting techniques and injuries caused by accidents. We’re going to look at several ways that low-impact exercising can assist your recovery journey for neck and back pain. Try Swimming Swimming is more often the recommended exercise for patients suffering from back and neck pain. This is most … [Read more...] about How Low Impact Exercising can Assist with Back & Neck Pain
Countless adults suffer from work-related aches and pains. However, one of the most common involves discomfort and soreness within the neck. The main problem here is that significant levels of neck pain can lead to seemingly unrelated issues such as headaches, eye strain and stiffness throughout the shoulder girdle. In order to appreciate how this type of pain can be alleviated, it is first wise to examine the different types of discomfort that the majority of office workers will experience from … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know About Office-Related Neck Pain
Recent studies have found that the average human will spend more than 18 years of their adult life sitting at a desk and correct posture is very important. Incorrect posture can often lead to neck and back problems if the correct habits are not adopted. Although we might not be able to fully control our work environment, it is still a fact that a handful of suggestions will help to prevent common neck pain and discomfort. Let us take a closer look at what the experts have to say. Taking … [Read more...] about Simple Steps to Avoid Neck Pain at the Office
Neck pain is one of the most common causes for a visit to the Bradford House Practice of Winchester Chiropractor, Max Atkinson. Many people have muscle and soft tissue problems causing pain in the neck, while others have mechanical pain caused by a problem with the spinal joints. Either can cause an acute attack of neck pain or result in chronic pain that is either persistent, or comes and goes. Neck pain can be a worry as degenerative conditions such as osteoarthritis give rise to concerns … [Read more...] about Self Help Tips for Preventing Neck Pain
Winchester Chiropractor, Max Atkinson says it's no surprise, that when the phrase "a pain in the neck" is used to describe a person or a situation, we all understand precisely what is meant - something bothersome, annoying, and to be avoided if possible! Max sees many patients suffering from neck pain at his Bradford House practice. Some have acute neck pain, but for many patients, the problem is a recurring or even constant, chronic 'pain in the neck' that has become quite debilitating, … [Read more...] about Advice and Self Help Tips for Neck Pain