neck pain Tag

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...

They say that there's nothing that a good walk can't fix. And when it comes to exercise, that may not be too far from the truth.   It's the oldest form of exercise and an easy and effective way to improve overall health. Check out Exercise Right's top 3 benefits of walking for exercise that you may not know about.   1.    Improves Postural Control and reduces the risk of falls   An inability to control rapid movement of the head or trunk increases the possibility for falls, particularly in the elderly. With age there is often deterioration in the speed at which visual and neuromuscular signals are sent to...

  Neck pain is a growing problem with the infiltration of technological advances: resulting in increased incidents of neck pain and injuries and wreaking havoc to people’s quality of life.   It has been widely accepted for some time now the increased health risk of desk jobs resulting in prolonged sitting, but the damage doesn't stop there. The practice of staring at a mobile phone or tablet is becoming so commonplace that even children are often encouraged by parents to “play games” on a handheld device exposing them to the dangers of “text neck” from a very young age. 'Text Neck' and neck pain are becoming more...