Endurance Rehabilitation For Sufferers With Chronic Neck Pain

It has been well established that the tightness of the trunk muscles affects optimal chest expansion in inspiration. An ideal posture allows optimal biomechanics, one region of the spine that affects the ability of the respiratory system is the thoracic spine. A slumped posture is called thoracic hyper-kyphosis, which limits the ability of the thoracic…

Cervicogenic Headache, Problem In The Neck!

Headache is a symptom of pain located in the head Headache is a common clinical problem with nearly half of the general population suffering from headaches at some time in any year. 1 According to the International Classification of Headache, there are over 200 types, sub-type, and sub-form of headaches.2 Migraine, tension-type headache, and cervicogenic…

Neck Pain & Postural Instability

Individuals suffering from chronic neck pain and whiplash injury were observed to have postural instability (1). Postural control is maintenance of body position in space during any posture or activity. The body receives sensory information (afferent input) from vision, proprioception and the vestibular system in order to generate stability and positional orientation (2). A study…

The Posture That Forms Resilience To Stress

Posture is more important than just appearance No individual will look happy or powerful when they walk around with a hunched back, head down and with shoulders closing in. The ideal posture is a state of musculoskeletal balance and provides prevention of spinal dysfunction, joint degeneration, and pain. Furthermore, the muscular state when standing or…

Warning Signs Of Headaches

Head pain Headaches can be chronic (eg. a migraine with/without aura), caused by muscular tension, or even simple dehydration. Below is a list of signs and symptoms that may be signals of something more serious than a chronic headache:1 First or worst headache ever New onset of a headache Onset after age 50 years Change in…