The Patient Resource Guide is designed to help you assess your situation, learn methods of managing chronic pain, and try out some new options you may not have considered before. This post, as well as others to follow, will encourage you to look at how your pain affects you as a person. Most pain sufferers… Continue Reading A Healthy Start – Learning To Cope
Patient Question: I was rear-ended sitting at a stop sign last week. In the emergency room the doctors told me I had whiplash. The pain has gotten slightly better but I still have pain from the bottom of my head into my shoulders. Will this get better on its own or do I need to… Continue Reading Prolonged Neck Pain After Whiplash
There are a variety of causes of low back pain—having a spine condition, getting older, daily life, injuries, and obesity are just some of the things that can be contributing to your low back pain. Add pregnancy to this list of causes, and your low back pain can feel as if it’s spinning out of… Continue Reading Back Pain During Pregnancy
Question: I’m in my late 40s, and I have mild degenerative disc disease (DDD). Can you keep DDD at bay with stretching and other forms of exercise, or will the disease get worse no matter what you do? I have an office job, and I sit for the majority of my work day. I’m wondering… Continue Reading Can Exercise Keep Degenerative Disc Disease at Bay?
Neck exercises are a common part of almost any treatment program for neck pain. A typical neck exercise program will consist of a combination of stretching and strengthening exercises, aerobic conditioning, and possibly trigger point exercises. This article focuses on neck exercise to relieve neck pain caused by posture problems, and includes instructions for specific… Continue Reading Neck Exercises for Neck Pain