Headaches

Living with bad posture can lead to all sorts of problems. If we understand proper posture and alignment, we’re one step closer to fixing a whole range of potential problems. Most postural injuries occur due to an imbalance (one muscle group is too tight, and the opposing muscle group is weak and lacking tone). Posture problems may lead to: Chronic back, neck, and shoulder pain Foot, knee, hip, and back injuries Headaches Muscle atrophy and weakness Difficulty breathing Digestion issues and fatigue Impingement and nerve compression   Postural phone DOT Test: Put on your active wear. Place a sticky dot on the front of...

The stretches below can be used before the onset of a headache to relieve muscular tension in the shoulder and neck area, during the onset of symptoms, or after a headache for general neck well-being and to avoid repeated headache onset due to tight neck musculature or poor ergonomics.   These stretches aren't just for headaches. They are particularly good for office workers who generally carry a lot of tension in the neck, chest, shoulder and forearm area due to their prolonged sitting, screen use and repetitive typing. In saying that the general population too will benefit from the below stretches. Hold each...

Common headaches occur frequently in humans, so it is vital we learn some management strategies we can apply ourselves, to try to ward the headaches off. We all know that feeling of tension within our head that creeps up on us at often the most inconvenient of times - the dreaded headache! We may have been staring at the computer, have sat in an awkward position, we may not have slept properly or we may be terribly stressed. Headaches are usually harmless, however if any unusual or persistent headaches occur it is best to seek advice from your doctor, and in some...