Posts Tagged "posture"

Fibromyalgia Pain? New Research is Encouraging.

Posted by on Apr 8, 2016 in Chiropractic Advice, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractic research, Chiropractor Woodstock, exercise, fibromyalgia, Forward Head Posture | 0 comments

Suffering from Fibromyalgia in Woodstock, Ga? Of all the patients we see in our Woodstock, Georgia office those that have fibromyalgia are generally the most frustrated when they walk through our door.   Fibromyalgia can be an extremely painful disease and for the most part modern medicine has very little answers how best to treat it.  Fibromyalgia is defined as a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskelatal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in localized areas.  Other symptoms can include sleep issues, memory issues, and changes in mood.   Most frustrating to the patient is there is no clear cut reason as to why these symptoms appear.  While in some...

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D.I.Y. Tips for Neck Pain From Your Woodstock Chiropractor.

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Chiropractic Advice, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractor Woodstock, Forward Head Posture | 0 comments

Do It Yourself Tips for Neck Pain Increasingly we are seeing more and more neck pain in our office.   Historically chiropractors have worked with more low back pain than neck pain but over the past several years neck pain has been a more common complaint.   If you are suffering neck pain we highly recommend you make an appointment to our Woodstock office but until then here are some simple recommendations that may help you achieve some pain relief in the meantime.   Try an Ice Pack When your neck pain that is a recent injury, especially if you can pinpoint a specific  incident such as a car accident, hit in sports, or fall ice can ease the pain.  This...

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5 Things To Change To Prevent Tech Neck!

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Chiropractic Advice, Chiropractic Care, Forward Head Posture, headaches, Neck Pain, Uncategorized | 0 comments

5 Things To Change To Prevent Tech Neck!

5 things to change to prevent tech neck!   In last weeks post we talked about tech neck and how it can negatively affect your health.   Postural changes associated with tech neck can be difficult to correct and take quite a bit of work.   Tech neck is really a case where an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.   As promised we have we have put together a lists of things you can start doing now to avoid and prevent tech neck. 1. Get  your computer monitor at eye level.   The first thing to look for if you think you could be developing tech neck is where your computer monitor is located.  For most people the monitor is located below eye level.  ...

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Tech Neck

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in Forward Head Posture, headaches, Neck Pain | 0 comments

Tech Neck

Tech Neck Part 1     Over the past several months I have noticed a trend in national media covering an emerging health and beauty concern called “tech neck”.   Stories have chronicled how you get tech neck, how it negatively effects your health and appearance, and of coarse simple solutions to beat prevent tech neck.    You can see examples media coverage  here, here, and here.   Tech neck for those that are not familiar is a term used to describe the changes in the posture of your neck due to our increased use of technical devices (computers, tablets, phones and so on.)     The negative effects of tech neck are numerous and range...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Chiropractic Advice, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractor Woodstock, Forward Head Posture | 0 comments

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is an increasingly common condition that affects many working age adults.   In fact, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or (CTS) is one of the most common conditions we see in our office today.   It is no wonder we see so many CTS patients as the statistics on the condition are staggering.   CTS affects 1 percent of the general population and 5 percent of the working population.  (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2000).   Further more among all work related injuries Carpal Tunnel results in the highest number of days lost at 31 days or more on average. (National center for health statistics.)  What is worse is that...

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