Get a massage to feel better

Get a massage to feel better

Why should I get a massage? There are a few answers to this question, but I’ll start with one – you actually don’t need to have a reason! Getting a massage is, for most people, an enjoyable experience and you don’t need to be injured or suffering before you choose to come for a treatment.…

What Causes Inflammation?

What Causes Inflammation?

Chronic inflammation is one of the most significant health issues many of us will face today. It’s been linked to everything from chronic pain to a wide range of other mild and serious medical conditions. It’s important not to mistake acute inflammation for chronic inflammation. Acute inflammation describes your body’s natural defence mechanism against injuries…

Neck Pain - how to find relief

Neck Pain – how to find relief

An episode of neck pain can quickly hamper your everyday activities. Whether you began experiencing pain due to injury, degenerative spinal changes, or poor posture, it can be difficult to think about anything except the pain. It’s estimated that 70% of people experience neck pain in their life, but you should know there is a…

Is My Arm Pain Coming from My Neck?

Is My Arm Pain Coming from My Neck?

Pain in your hand, wrist, or arm can be frustrating. You don’t realize how much you use your arms and hands until pain, numbness, or tingling gets in the way. Most of us don’t usually wonder “is my arm pain coming from my neck” right off the bat, but it’s actually very common for arm…

Spinal Stenosis: How a Pinch in Your Neck Can Affect Your Whole Body

Spinal Stenosis: How a Pinch in Your Neck Can Affect Your Whole Body

Have you been told that you have spinal stenosis? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of people suffer from spinal stenosis each day, and it’s the number one reason people over 65 years old have spine surgery. Spinal stenosis describes the compression, or pinching, of your spinal cord, and it can occur due to a…

E-Learning: How to Avoid Tech Neck

E-Learning: How to Avoid Tech Neck

Is your child connected to a phone, computer, or tablet during and after school? Think about it. Many of us aren’t more than an arm’s length from our phone at any time (even when we are sleeping).  Spending time every day looking down at our devices can place a lot of stress on the supporting…

How to help your kids get the right posture

How to help your kids get the right posture

As students worldwide return to school, it’s likely many will be e-learning in some capacity for hours each day on their digital devices. While our devices can be fantastic tools for entertainment and education, the postural effects are something all parents should be aware of. For many students, e-learning may increase neck, mid-back, and low…

Woman rubbing sore neck

The Link Between Neck Pain and Headaches

Your head hurts. Could it be coming from your neck? You may be surprised to learn that neck pain and headaches are tightly linked together. A headache that starts from an issue in the neck is called a cervicogenic headache. A cervicogenic headache is characterized by a dull pain that radiates from the neck to…

Whiplash: The Symptoms and How to Find Relief

Whiplash: The Symptoms and How to Find Relief

Whiplash is an injury that occurs when your body is suddenly forced backwards and forwards moving your head and neck like a whip. It’s the most common injury that happens during a car accident, and it’s one of the leading causes of chronic neck and back pain. While a fender bender may not seem like…