Even regular golfers, however, may not realize that there are simple things that can drastically reduce the risk of neck pain when golfing. This year’s Abu Dhabi Championship is also raising concerns about neck pain in golfers as Lee Westwood reveals his agony from neck pain and radiating pain in his arms. Physical therapy is key according to Westwood who is determined to loosen up his neck and get back on course to win another title. Read more
If you are adhering to a facet joint disease treatment regimen prescribed by your doctor, you may be trying a wide range of therapies aimed at reducing back or neck pain and increasing spinal mobility. Some treatments, like applying hot/cold compresses or stretching, can be done at home, while others, like physical therapy or corticosteroid injections, require the supervision of a medical professional.
Although home remedies and those administered by a doctor can help, many struggle to manage facet joint disease treatment at work and experience exacerbated symptoms of back or neck pain in the workplace. Read more
Tension headaches and neck pain are very common but many people, and their physicians, neglect to find out the underlying cause meaning that treatments for tension headaches and neck pain are either unsuccessful or never applied. The pain in a tension headache will usually commence at the back of the head and move forwards, engulfing the scalp, creating a sensation of tightness across the head, and maybe even extending into the neck and shoulders. Some tension headaches and neck pain are connected to Read more
Brachial plexus injury may occur through trauma or accidents in adulthood but is also a possibility during the birth of your baby. The brachial plexus is a complex of nerves between the neck and shoulder with spinal nerves exiting and dividing, then rejoining and combining throughout the region. Read more
Having poor posture is just one of the myriad reasons you can develop neck pain. It may be a simple task to recognize that you have poor posture, but it is rarely simple to correct it. For most people the bulk of their day is spent at work, so it makes sense to start assessing your posture as you sit at your desk, stand behind a counter, or carry heavy building supplies on site.
At your desk, or terminal, check to see if you are always looking down with your chin to your chest in order to see the screen. Conversely, you may have to strain your neck upwards to get a clear view. Ideally your screen should be at such an angle that you can keep your back straight and eyes forward at all times. Consider raising or lowering your chair, or the screen itself if this is not the case so that the top third of the screen is at a level with your eyes and the screen itself is around 18-24inches from your head. Read more