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I woke up and can’t move my neck, what do I do?

I woke up and can’t move my neck, what do I do?

stiff neck | neck pain | Adult Torticollis So, you awoke to excruciating neck pain and you are barely able to turn your head in any direction without pain.  Don’t freak out, this is your body’s natural defense mechanism to let you know something is not right and your body is protecting itself.  Although this

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IMPROPER BREATHING PATTERNS AND NECK PAIN

by Adrian Masoni, PT, DPT Many factors may contribute to neck pain in our daily lives. Sustained, poor posture adds excessive force to the muscles, joints, discs, and other soft tissues of the neck. This postural dysfunction may be sitting at a desk, driving, or even reading the morning paper. Stress of our day further

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Is physical therapy helpful for sciatica?

Is physical therapy helpful for sciatica?

‘Sciatica’ is often a common term used for any kind of radiating pain into the leg and or the buttock region. When you get assessed by a Physical Therapist who is primarily a movement specialist, they can firstly help you determine if it is actually sciatica or if the source of your pain is something

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Menopause: Management of Menopausal Symptoms

Menopause: Management of Menopausal Symptoms

To learn what you may have missed in the first edition, click here. How Do I Manage Menopausal Symptom? Great Question!   The first menopausal symptom we will be talking about is “Hot Flash” Hot flash is one of the most typical menopausal symptom. With the hot flash symptom, you may experience sudden feeling of

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Menstrual Cramps:  Causes and Management

Menstrual Cramps: Causes and Management

Today, we are back with the topic on women’s menstruation. I have a sister who is 3 years older. There is a day when my super active sister refuses to do anything once a month and insists that she stays in her room. It’s because of the menstrual pain on her day of menstruation. I

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NEW YEARS RESOLUTION REALITY AND TIPS

NEW YEARS RESOLUTION REALITY: Every year, we see an influx of patients in late February, March and April who made a New Year’s Resolution to improve their health, but went “too much, too fast” and spent a lot of time and monies for the wrong advice. They then spend the next 8-12 weeks with us,

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NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS: STAY MOTIVATED

Victoria E. Robben Early in the New Year as we work to put our resolutions into action, we are faced with the constant challenges of starting new habits and breaking old ones.  As a follow-up to our December article offering, TenTips for Setting New Year’s Resolutions, we are pleased to share a few things to

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