Neck Pain – Where Does it Come From?

Neck pain is a very common problem that can come from, well, a lot of places.  It can come from laying crooked while watching TV, it can come from sleeping in a draft, it can come as a response to a cold or flu, it can hurt because of a sinus infection (“referred pain”); it…

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Low Back Pain and Balance

What do low back pain and balance have to do with each other?  Well, a lot!  First (and most obvious), poor balance can lead to falling, which is the number one cause of injuries after the age of 70 (which includes low back pain). Unfortunately, as we age, we lose both balance AND bone density…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Risky Jobs

            Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or CTS, is one of many “repetitive strain injuries” or RSI’s and it’s one of the most common work place injuries, second only to low back pain!  The term “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome” was first used in 1939 and since the 1950’s, this disabling overuse injury to the hand has been one…

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Fibromyalgia: I Have It… Now What?

“…I was told by my doctor that I have fibromyalgia and I don’t know what to do.  I’ve noticed that over the last couple of years that I’ve been having a progressively harder time doing simple tasks that I used to take for granted like folding laundry, ironing, cooking, cutting up vegetables, sewing, driving a…

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