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5 Tips to Reduce Neck Pain at Work

I am lucky. I get this view in one form or another every day on my way to work. But for some people going to work means neck pain. Sometimes we get neck pain from being on our bike, but … Continue reading

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20 More Reasons to See a PT

Yesterday to help commemorate National PT month I listed 20 reasons to see a physical therapist. There are so many, I couldn’t fit them all in. So, here are 20 more. Your doctor told you should stop running because you … Continue reading

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Ask a PT: What is W.A.D. (Whiplash Associated Disorder)?

W.A.D. is the sequela that can occur after a non-fatal motor vehicle accident. It may include headache, neck/back pain, joint stiffness, paresthesias in the arms or legs, and/or cognitive impairment.  This can last for weeks, days, months, and in some … Continue reading

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How is your neck moving?

Proper movement patterns in our neck are one of the primary movement patterns in our body.  Because many of our movements follow our eyes and head, if our neck is not moving correctly many other movement patterns can be affected.  … Continue reading

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Posture

  Do You have Neck Pain? Headaches? Back Pain? Shoulder Pain? IT COULD BE CAUSED BY YOUR POSTURE! A normal thoracic (mid/upper-back) spine has a naturally occurring curve. However, abnormal excessive curvature of the thoracic spine does occur. There are … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Pain in the Neck?

Do you have aching pain in your upper back and shoulders, neck stiffness, numbness and tingling down your arms, or headaches?  Injury, poor movement in your neck and upper back, or over work of your neck muscles may be the … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Angel Wings

If you have bad posture and/or neck and shoulder problems, this could be a good exercise for you.  The angel wings exercise is a way to retrain the shoulder blade muscles and open up the front of the chest, two … Continue reading

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