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Causes Neck Pain – How to Prevent Neck Pain?

How Back Pain and Neck Pain are Related Neck and back pain are very common complaints.  Both are typically caused by something happening with the spine or the muscles. Did you know that both of these are connected, and therefore, connects back and neck pain? Many people who have one will have the other (back…

How Neck Traction Help Bulging Disc Without Surgery

A bulging disc in the neck can result from a variety of factors ranging from aging to trauma. When a disc is bulging, it can put pressure on nearby structures, resulting in pain and other disabling symptoms. A Neck traction device can help to stretch the soft tissues which can help with the pain, and…

Neck Traction for compressed disc and pinched nerve

Compressed discs and pinched nerves in the cervical spine are often painful and greatly interfere with daily activities. An effective and safe way to treat pinched nerve at home is neck traction. Neck traction is a method that can be used. It is a safe and effective way to stretch the soft tissues and the…

Neck Spasm – What You Should NOT Do

When NOT to Stretch a Spasming Neck If your neck spasms are the direct result of a traumatic injury, it is a good idea to not do any stretching without a physician’s consent. Things like fractures of the vertebrae, acute strains and sprains and whiplash may require a little rest before stretching the painful area.…

Guide To Cervical Spondylosis It’s Treatment

Cervical spondylosis is a condition in which the spinal discs in the neck have suffered age-related wear and tear. Bone spurs develop, the discs shrink from dehydration and the signs of osteoarthritis can crop up. This is a very common condition and can be seen on X-rays in most people over age 65. Symptoms of…

Pinched Nerve In Neck ~ Treatment without Surgery

Is pinched nerve causing you a variety of problems?  You may just experience pain, while others can experience more serious issues like incontinence and arm weakness. Surgery can be performed to alleviate a pinched nerve, but is this your only option? There are other far less invasive measures that can be tried first that are…

Massage Away Menstrual Cramps

Do you experience painful menstrual cramps? If so, massage is one natural method of easing your pain. You can visit a massage therapist or you can do the massage yourself right at home. How does massage help menstrual cramps? The Benefits of Massage for Menstrual Cramps An abdominal massage during your period can feel great,…