Category Archives: Neck Pain

Could Your Upper Back Pain Actually be a Neck Problem?

With most of us working from home, it’s common for many newer folks who come to my practice to mention they are experiencing upper back pain.

The upper back is the area from the base of the neck (top of the shoulders) down between the shoulder blades. It’s a sensitive area, and when it flares up, a person may experience anything from a dull ache to sharp, stabbing, burning pain that’s made worse with breathing. Pain in this area of the spine can be so intense that some people have trouble working and even normal activities of daily living.

What if I told you that upper back pain may not actually be an upper back problem? Here’s what I mean: the upper back may be the pain generator, but it most likely isn’t the CAUSE of the pain. It has to do with the biomechanics of the spine and how the upper back supports the neck and head above it.

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Chiropractic Care: A Permanent Solution?

Have you been searching for an answer to your back pain? Do you feel like you’ve tried everything to get pain relief from massages to exercise to medication? Many people suffering from neck or back pain understand the frustration of searching for the correct treatment. Many solutions offered by health-care providers are only temporary patches…Continue Reading

Working from Home During the COVID-19 Era

Many folks have been working from home over the past month and a half, and many of our favorite businesses have shut down.  Gyms, restaurants, movie theatres, schools, and daycares are the places we frequent the most.  Since we’re encouraged to leave our homes only for groceries and essential health services, most of us have…Continue Reading

Managing Chronic Pain During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As you know, Covid-19 is impacting our healthcare system and economy. The long term effects are unknown. As the number of cases rises, the healthcare system will be put to the test. Even though there will be an influx of Covid-19 patients into the hospital and clinical system, patients suffering from other conditions and injuries will…Continue Reading

What is a Bulging Disc and How Can it Be Prevented?

When we think of spraining ligaments or joints we usually think of the ankle or wrist. In reality, most neck and back pain is actually a sprain injury to the posterior wall of one or more spinal discs. Whether this occurs from an injury or trauma is a result of poor habits that have compounded…Continue Reading

3 Things to Look for When Choosing a Chiropractor

We know that finding a healthcare provider can be a tough and overwhelming task at times. Understanding what to look for in a chiropractor before you choose can mean the difference between getting amazing results or mediocre ones at best. We’ve assembled a few things to take into consideration when choosing a chiropractor so you…Continue Reading