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.
A common complaint at our 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.
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic disorder that involves a large spread of pain and sensitivity within the complete musculoskeletal system. Some of the disorders connected with FM are prolonged fatigue, pains, disturbed sleep, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), psychological conditions, TMJ pain and dysfunction, and other autoimmune diseases. Patients suffering from fibromyalgia will generally possess at least 11 out of a total of 18 distinguishing tender points on the body.