Category Archive for: ‘neck pain’

Surgery for Neck Pain May Also Relieve Headaches

August 12, 2009HealthDay Newsajc.com Surgery can significantly improve headaches associated with neck problems, according to the results of a patient survey. The study included 1,004 patients, aged 25 to 78, who had two types of cervical neck operations — arthroplasty (disk replacement) or arthodesis (spine fusion). Before the surgery, 86.4 percent of the patients reported headaches — 34.1 percent had …

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Chiropractors: How much can they really heal?

July 23, 2009By Julie DeardorffChicago Tribune Chiropractors are best known for treating back and neck pain. But can their hands-on manipulations of the spine also help with colic, asthma, ear infections, allergies and digestive issues? Though it’s a controversial notion, some chiropractors are aggressively marketing themselves as holistic, primary-care healers who can treat a broad scope of ailments ranging from …

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Too Much Texting Can Spell Neck, Arm Pain

July 6, 2009HealthDay NewsForbes.com Beyond the already well-known “BlackBerry thumb,” avid texting may also cause pain to the hand, arm and neck, new research shows. But there may be ways to avoid this discomfort, the study found. Young adults who texted while hunched over and typed using only one thumb had more problems with their arms, neck and hands than …

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Health: Ill Fitting Bras & Back Pain

Jul 6, 2009Reporting STEPHANIE STAHLCBS3.com As a hair stylist, 33-year-old Maria Pacifico uses her arms all day, and figured that was causing her back and neck pain. “A burning sensation right on the back of my shoulder blades,” said Maria. She was shocked when she got a new bra, the pain went away. “At the end of the night, I …

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How to Stay Healthy in the Computer Era

How to Stay Healthy in the Computer EraA Review by Dr. Ben Kim for NaturalNews.com PainCareMD.com

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Fish Oil’s Many Pluses

Tuesday, 26 August 2008, 03:00 CDT By Tweed, Vera Vukovic, Laurel …Fish Oil In 2002, the American Heart Association concluded that about 3 g offish oil daily was beneficial for maintaining a healthy heart, and higher doses, with the oversight of a physician, could be beneficial where disease exists. The omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil cool inflammation, protect the …

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‘Right-Size’ Your Handbag

By Debra D. BassST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH07/26/2008 Fill in the blank. “The dumbest thing I ever did for fashion was…” Take your time, everyone else I asked did. Apparently, most of us have a long list to choose from. … …When women come to him with headaches, back pain, neck pain and a number of residual complaints, the last thing they …

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Top Causes of Neck and Back Pain

According to the Panadol Back + Neck Report, back and neck pain is a way of life for a worrying number of sufferers, from the moment they wake up, after a pain-interrupted sleep, to working through discomfort at their office desk, then missing out on the hobbies and sports they love. The top ten perceived causes of back and neck …

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