Neck Pain & Upper Trapezius Spasms

Neck pain and upper trap spasms are common conditions affecting almost everyone at least once in their life. It also afflicts others on a regular basis.  Most people experience waking up with a painful, stiff neck. The pain and spasms are usually accompanied by a loss of normal neck range of motion, making daily activities difficult such as turning your…

Rotator Cuff Tear

WHAT IS THE ROTATOR CUFF?   The Rotator Cuff (RTC) is a group of 4 muscles that provide strength and stability to the shoulder. They connect from your scapula (angel wing in the back of your arm) to the head of the humerus (top of your arm), forming a cuff around the shoulder joint. These…

What causes low back pain to become chronic?

Low back pain is the leading cause of disability in the US and the world. Treatments for back pain have escalated to the most expensive medical problem. Why do some experience back pain for just a few days while others develop chronic symptoms and even disability? A recently published research article looked into this very…

Migraines

“I suffered from migraines for almost three years after a car accident. I went to a chiropractor and had physical therapy for nearly a year. It helped with my neck pain, but I would still get migraines so bad that I would have to leave work. I tried changing my diet, avoiding caffeine, reducing stress,…