You are focused on a task on your computer and start to notice that your neck is tightening up. How can you release the tension? Below are our two favourite muscles to stretch to relieve neck tension. If you wake up with a stiff neck these are best done under a hot shower. Upper trapeziusContinue Reading »
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Wow, if you read last week’s article, Paul illustrated how for every inch of forward head posture, it can increase the weight of your head on the spine by an additional 10 pounds. Our goal is to re-establish what we as Therapists call “axial extension”, which is a fancy word for “straighten up”. As youContinue Reading »
Most people suffer from tension in their necks and shoulders at some point in their lives, which is hardly surprising if you consider the job the neck has to do. Poor posture, bad working positions and carrying heavy bags all contribute to making the problem worse. Most of us have experienced this pain – yourContinue Reading »
Being active is an essential part of your well being. Not only does it facilitate a healthier body, but it drives a healthier mind and helps you stay young. They say adults need approximately 2 ½ hours a day with activity, and yet how many of us make that a priority? Busy lives and sedentaryContinue Reading »