It is estimated that 50 – 70% of the world’s population will experience neck pain at least once in their lives. Due to the modern way of life, the number of affected by this problem is increasing every day. In most cases it isn’t a serious condition, and can be relieved within days, but becomes chronic in about 10% of people. Stress, reduced daily physical activity, work in front of the computer, and improper body seating are just some of the reasons that can cause neck pain.Continue Reading ->
Like magic tricks, most neck pain seems to come out of thin air.
It’s not like you were in a car crash or fell out of a tree house. There is no apparent reason for why your neck hurts. Most people do notice some patterns of their neck pain like it hurts more when you cook, or when you sit at your work desk.
As a San Francisco Chiropractor, most of the new patients that I see have this back-and-forth neck pain that is usually caused by forward head posture. Understanding where this pain comes from is just the beginning of finding the cure. So, I listed the top 5 causes of forward head posture that causes neck pain.Continue Reading ->
In the sports world, repetitive movements and muscle overuse eventually lead to strain and injury.
The consequences of staring down at our cell phones day in and day out? Text neck. It’s the poor posture that results from your forward head posture and adding tension to your cervical vertebrae that make up part of your spine.Continue Reading ->
A common complaint at our San Francisco chiropractic clinic is
“I slept incorrectly and can’t move my neck”.
More often than not, the symptoms felt are ongoing but this one episode is worse than most. Some patients experience neck and shoulder pain after sleeping wrong and others notice tension headaches.Continue Reading ->
Fibromyalgia (FM) research has it that approximately 2% of the total number of people living in the United States suffer from this widespread disease.
Women are 10 times affected more than men.
With the numerous symptoms experienced by FM patients, it’s urgent to find the right solution to this disease.
Our San Francisco Chiropractic & Acupuncture Clinic has been providing treatment for whiplash injuries for many years. We specialize in helping patients recover from auto accidents, bicycle accidents, slips and falls, and sports-related injuries. We are whiplash experts.Continue Reading ->
Headache or head pain is one of the most common painful conditions. It is estimated that 7 of 10 people will experience a headache at least once a year.
The pain may be isolated to a certain location, occur on one or both sides of the head, radiate across the head from one point, or may be generalized involving the whole head. The headaches can be manifested as sharp or dull pain, or throbbing sensation. Most often they arise spontaneously, but sometimes can be triggered by physical or mental activity, and can last from less than an hour to several days or weeks.Continue Reading ->