Category Archives: Neck Pain

Straighten Up! Good Posture Matters

If you ever experience tension or pain across the upper back or shoulder blades, get frequent headaches, have low back pain or have poorly flexible and tight leg muscles, you probably have poor posture. Poor posture shifts the body weight … Continue reading

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Anxiety: Garbage In – Garbage Out

The power of your nervous system! Homeostasis, balance, control… health? Why is the importance of your “Master System” mostly ignored by the medical profession when it comes to any dis-ease? I had a new patient a few weeks ago come … Continue reading

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Journaling for Optimal Health

Health care professionals have long praised the benefits that keeping a journal has on one’s mental health. And it can certainly be proven that journaling or recording one’s life experiences is an aid to self-development and self-awareness, since it records … Continue reading

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Cranial Nerves and Their Functions

Did you know that there are 12 pairs of cranial nerves that perform some highly sophisticated functions? Some of these direct the activities of our muscles, some relay information from the sensory organs to the brain, and some are linked … Continue reading

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Solutions for Rotator Cuff Injuries

Your rotator cuff is made up of four tendons that attach four muscles to your upper arm so you can freely move your shoulder, the joint with the widest range of motion in your body. Think about all the things … Continue reading

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Are You a Log? A Starfish?

Sleeping used to be simple. You climbed into bed, pulled up the covers and closed your eyes. Today, it takes a consulting firm to figure out all the choices – conventional mattress or air, posturpedic or tempurpedic, ergonomic pillow or … Continue reading

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The Rodney Dangerfield on our Backs

The cervical spine – that is, the upper seven of our vertebrae – must surely rank among the most under-appreciated and most vital parts of our body. Its 37 separate joints endlessly allow the head and neck to move atop … Continue reading

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Nutritional Response Testing

Nutritional Response Testing is probably unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Whatever your health issues, from asthma to neck pain, your diet may be to blame. Here’s a brief overview of Nutritional Response Testing and what it can tell you about … Continue reading

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What is Military Neck?

Have you ever heard of “military neck?” Actually, it has nothing to do with problems in your neck caused by active or past military service. It has to do with the straightening of the natural curve in your neck. It’s … Continue reading

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Do What You Love, Love What You Do

How many people jump out of bed every day, rush through their shower and dressing routine and fly out the door because they just can’t wait to get to work? No? Doesn’t sound like you or anyone you know? Hmmmm… … Continue reading

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