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If you have pain in any part of your body, it can range from uncomfortable to downright debilitating. In the case of your neck, any degree of irritation can compromise your ability to function and enjoy the things that are important to you. We understand this and want you to know that help is available.
Neck pain is nobody's friend, and it is definitely not an ideal sleeping companion. Pain-filled nights can leave a person dull, tired, and not ready to face the day come morning. Unfortunately, certain sleeping positions can further aggravate neck pain to the point that it robs a person of a good night's sleep.
Many people seek chiropractic care to alleviate pain, improve function and get back to the things they love to do as quickly as possible. One condition, in fact, the most common condition that chiropractic patients seek relief from is low back pain.
Generally speaking, most of us have an ‘if it ain't broke don’t fix it’ kind of attitude for our health especially our spinal health. Unfortunately, the rigours of daily life be it, sitting for prolonged periods, lifting and carrying awkwardly or even sleeping on the wrong mattress can put our spine under stress.
When you suffer from joint or muscle pain, it is important to work on maintaining as much flexibility as possible. The more flexible you are, the less likely you will be to injure yourself further. One of the best ways to improve your flexibility is by stretching before you are active.
Getting a good night’s sleep is absolutely integral to good spinal health and mental wellbeing sometimes, though that isn’t possible. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 92 percent of people believe that a comfortable mattress is important for good, restful sleep.
Neck pain is common in Winnipeg and unfortunately is often a recurring issue for many people. As many as one in 5 people will experience neck pain in any given year. Many of those people recover quickly, but sometimes neck pain recurs and can even become chronic.
If you are over 40 your goals and sensibilities around exercise are probably different then when you were in your 20’s. The time you have to devote to exercise is maybe less than when you were younger...
I was warming up on the treadmill and there was an older man beside me, I’ll guess in his early 70’s. He was running pretty steady and had a marathon finisher shirt on. As I was warming up he was finishing up and so I asked him what he was training for? The answer stuck with me.........
Why is back pain so common? There is more than one answer to that question. Patients suffer because of the following 3 reasons.
Injuries from auto accidents are common and we want to make sure that people get the care they need. Auto accidents can throw off your entire life: personal, social, recreational, and of course, work.