The Key to Relieving Hip, Neck, Back, and Shoulder Pain

Do you suffer from any type of hip pain, lower back pain, upper neck, back or shoulder pain? The key to reducing pain and improving functional mobility is to restore balance to your musculature front to back and side to side. One of the ways we can do that is to work through some very simple motions that make you contr … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Steven Hefferon, CMT, PTA,

8 Clothing Items to AVOID If You Suffer Neck or Back Pain

clothing to avoid if you have back pain

Sometimes the causes of neck and back pain are obvious – hours spent hunched over your steering wheel or computer … an injury from a weekend basketball game … or wrenching your back while digging in your garden, for example. Other times, your neck and back may ache and you have no idea why. This is perhaps most frustratin … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Humidity and Pain… How They’re Linked & How to STOP the Suffering Fast

Did you know Intellicast maintains an Aches and Pains Forecast page of the United States, which features a map showing where aches and pains are likely to be the highest on any given day? It’s not that they’re psychic... they’re making an educated guess based on weather forecasts, the way they also do for health condition … Read More

Filed Under: Rub on Relief
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

What is Facet Joint Syndrome?

man with neck and back pain

The facet joints in your spine act like hinges, linking your vertebrae together. Each joint is surrounded by connective tissue, ligaments and cartilage, and coated with synovial fluid that helps to lubricate the joint for easy, pain-free movement. Your facet joints are incredibly important, as they provide strength and fl … Read More

Filed Under: Neck Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Upper Neck Pain

Upper neck pain plagues many people in these fast paced and stressful times. It's fairly typical for people to carry stress and tension in their neck and shoulders, so it's no surprise when complaints of pain result. The neck is also arguably one of the weaker points in the spinal column, and as such is more susceptible to i … Read More

Filed Under: Neck Pain, Upper Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,