neck pain Tag

There has been a jump in neck and shoulder pain, with so many people working from home, including children and teenagers. The most important thing when sitting or standing for hours, is looking after your spine.What are the key elements to good posture?The position of...

The deep cervical extensors (at the back of the spine) and flexors (at the front of the spine) control segmental movements in the cervical spine. When the neck is injured, particularly in whiplash, the balance of these muscles is disturbed. Structural changes such as fatty tissue...

At least 1 in 6 people are affected by chronic headaches, and not the self inflicted sort! A common type of headache is the tension headache, which is caused by tightening of the muscles in the neck or jaw, or from a physical response to stress. Other causes include...

The neck is a very mobile part of the body with many small joints and many muscles. This makes it more vulnerable to injury. There a many reasons why someone may experience a 'pain in the neck', such as: Poor Posture - puts extra strain on the...