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Overworked and Stressed? Here are 7 Tips to Help you Get through the Days

Overworked and Stressed? Here are 7 Tips to Help you Get through the Days

With all of life’s pressures, it can be challenging to constantly maintain a healthy work-life balance without experiencing symptoms of stress, or even anxiety and depression. Symptoms like these are not uncommon, which is why it is important to know that you are not alone. However, feeling stressed and overworked long-term is when serious health problems may occur. Avoiding stressful situations is not always an option. Luckily, preparing for them is. We have put together a list of seven tips to help you successfully prepare for the stresses that everyday life may bring. 1. Act, Don’t React For many people,...

How Do I Loosen My Neck Muscles?

How Do I Loosen My Neck Muscles?

Why is My Neck Stiff? When it comes to stiff neck muscles and poor posture, it’s a chicken or the egg problem. Yes, you could be experiencing a one-off where you woke up with a stiff neck from an awkward sleeping position. You may have cut off blood circulation to a certain muscle all night long, resulting in a stiff neck. The most common symptoms of a stiff neck include, but are not limited to: Hampered mobility, also known as range of motion Shooting pain when turning, twisting, or otherwise moving Difficulty reaching, lifting, or holding objects Headaches Bone cracking...

Do Neck Exercises Really Work?

Do Neck Exercises Really Work?

If you’re asking yourself “do neck exercises really work,” you can’t have had much luck with them to-date. You wouldn’t be asking the question if you’d known success with exercises that promise to alleviate neck pain and correct your posture. That’s right: posture has a whole lot to do with neck pain. When it comes to managing pain in the cervical spine, simple exercises that specifically target neck muscles are only part of the equation. Where Does Neck Pain Come From? Neck pain is as diverse as the people who suffer from it and happens for a very wide variety...

Common Causes of Neck Pain

Common Causes of Neck Pain

Solving your neck pain becomes much easier once you figure out what is causing it. Read now to find common neck pain causes!
Is Traction Good for Neck Pain?

Is Traction Good for Neck Pain?

The neck has the onerous task of holding up and supporting the weight of our heads as well as protecting the nerves, which carry sensory and motor coordination information from the brain into other areas of the body. This flexible structural support connects the torso to the head and allows the head to flex and turn in a wide range of motion. Because the head is so essential for nearly every mechanical action the body performs, it should be no surprise that all of that use and strain can lead to neck stiffness, pain, headache, and injury. In all likelihood, we...