Posture is the position that you hold your body at while standing, sitting, or lying down. A correct posture is the position of the least amount of stress. So, pressure on the joints, muscles, and tissues is at a minimum. Therefore, providing the most efficient movement. A prolonged posture causes the CNS (central nervous system) [...]
What is Text Neck? Do you get pain and stiffness in your neck? And do you also frequently use mobile devices? Well, the pain you're experiencing could be from text neck. And this pain is caused by the overuse of tablets, smartphones, and other handheld devices. Looking down at the screen causes poor posture. However, [...]
We've been getting this question quite often lately, "How Can I Avoid Back Pain While Working From Home?"
When pain occurs there are two different types, acute pain and chronic pain. It's important to know the difference.
When your neck muscles tighten suddenly and involuntarily, it means that you are suffering a muscle spasm. Your neck will not only become very rigid and stiff; it could also get so bad that you cannot even turn your head.
Are you having trouble finding sleep positions for sciatica? Our physicians and physical therapists at SOC are sciatica pain specialists. Our physical therapists have put together an article on the best pillows and sleeping positions for someone living with sciatica. Also, see 5 Things You Need to Know About Sciatica Sciatica can be extremely uncomfortable, especially with the stabbing [...]
Many of us experience shoulder pain, although typically in different ways. For some, it may be a sharp or burning sensation while for others it’s achy and tinder. Regardless of the type of pain, this may limit movements and interfere with daily activities.
Does your back crack when you roll over in bed? Do you stretch to the side and hear a chorus of cracks and pops up and down your spine? Have you ever wondered why that is? So have doctors. There is not a singular consensus on one cause for a back crack. There are a [...]
Every day there are millions of people who end up suffering from many nagging types of back pain. On top of being painful, this can harm your overall daily life. A healthy spine is crucial to maintaining normal everyday activities. For instance, it can cause you to miss work or prevent you from participating in [...]
When you travel on an airplane, it’s typical to develop neck pain. Especially if you sit in an uncomfortable position for an extended time. However, some experience neck or back pain during or after flying. Therefore, here are some tips you can use during your next travel: Carry over-the-counter medication If you have chronic pain, before boarding a [...]