Neck Pain

Get Rid Of Neck and Shoulder Pain With These Exercises

October 25, 2012

The lower trapezius muscle helps to pull the shoulder blades back and down.  It directly counteracts the pulling of the pectoralis minor muscle, which tries to pull the shoulder blades forward into a slouch.  Unfortunately, we are usually stronger in our pectoralis minor chest muscle than we are in our lower trapezius back muscle, resulting […]

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Yoga For Better Posture

October 13, 2012

Even if you have had horrible posture for most of your life, you can still change it by taking the right steps today.  Yoga can be a valuable tool in correcting a long career of bad posture.  The following video shows a simple exercise that strengthens all of your erector muscles (the muscles that run […]

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4 Causes of Neck Pain

May 15, 2011

Neck pain is a 21st century disease. Just about everyone suffers from neck pain at one time or another. It can be an occasional mild nuisance that can be easily ignored most of the time. But what can we do when neck pain becomes unbearable? First of all, consider why your neck might be sore. […]

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Your Computer Is Hurting You

November 29, 2010

The average person that comes in to see me is not an athlete, does not lift heavy objects, and cannot, for the life of them, understand why they are in so much pain. Truth is that you are more likely to suffer from that cushy desk job than from anything else. Simply sitting in front […]

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TMJ Pain

October 26, 2010

What is the TMJ? “TMJ” stands for Temporo Mandibular Joint.  Your TMJ  is basically your jaw joint that joins and hinges the jaw (mandible) onto the skull (temporal plate of the skull). Signs and Symptoms of TMJ Disorder TMJ Dysfunction or TMJ Disorder refers to irritation or improper functioning of the TMJ jaw joint.  Typical […]

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Video: Chest/Pectoral Stretch for the Office

November 18, 2009

Here is another stretch for your chest pectoral muscles. It is a yoga stretch than can easily be done at the work place. Perfect for those moments when you are stressed out at work and don’t have time for a break. Guidelines for performing the stretches: Check with a health care professional before you attempt […]

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