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Neck Pain Treatment with Chiropractic

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Neck Pain Treatment & Chiropractic

We have been providing neck pain treatment in San Francisco for over 20 years.

Neck pain represents a major problem for people throughout the world with considerable negative impact on individuals, families, communities, health care systems, and businesses. Up to 70% of the general population will have neck pain at some point in their life. Recovery within the year from neck pain ranges between 33% and 65%, AND relapses are common throughout the life time of the neck pain patient. Generally, neck pain is more common in women, higher in high-income countries, and higher in urban regions. The greatest risk of developing neck pain occurs between 35 and 49 years of age. Since neck pain, very similar to low back pain, is very common and likely to recur over and over again, the question is, what is the best course of action regarding neck pain treatment?

 

            A recent study on neck pain patients compared the effectiveness of manual therapy performed by a chiropractor, physical therapy performed by a physical therapist (PT), and medical care performed by medical physician (MD). The success rate determined at the seventh week was TWO TIMES BETTER for the manual therapy/chiropractic group (68.3%) compared to the medical care group. Those receiving manual therapy also had fewer absences from work compared to both the medical and PT treated groups. Lastly, both the manual therapy and PT groups used less pain relief medication compared to the medically treated group. Another study looked at the multiple approaches that chiropractors use for treating patients with neck pain to determine the “best” approach a chiropractor can use. They reported 94% had improvement or less neck pain after just one treatment when the mid-back (thoracic spine) was also adjusted. Similarly, after receiving two treatments over a one week time frame, the group receiving midback adjustments (vs. the group who did not) reported lower pain and disability scores. A similar study concluded that the best results occurred when the neck, upper back/lower neck, and mid-back were adjusted. This group, when compared to neck adjustments alone, reported greater reductions in disability scores. Thus, having the cervical spine, upper back, and mid-back all adjusted appears to yield quicker, more satisfying results than just neck pain treatment (adjustments) alone.

 

            What about the role of exercise in the management of neck pain patients? In November 2012, a systematic review of manual therapies for nonspecific neck pain reported that the addition of neck exercises to a treatment plan provided more benefits than spinal manipulation alone. Similarly, in September 2012 (The Annals of Internal Medicine), chiropractic adjustments were compared against exercise and pain medication treatment groups involving 272 patients tracked over a one-year time frame after a 12-week treatment. Both the chiropractic and exercise groups experienced the most significant pain reduction when compared to the medication treated group with more than double the likelihood of complete pain relief. The chiropractic and exercise groups also had the best short and long term results, but ONLY the chiropractic group found the benefits to last a year or more. The authors (Bronfort, et. al) reported the success of chiropractic treatment stems from its ability to address the CAUSE of the problem rather than simply addressing the symptoms!  

 

            We realize that you have a choice in where you choose your healthcare services.  If you, a friend or family member requires care for neck pain, we sincerely appreciate the trust and confidence shown by choosing our services and look forward in serving you and your family both presently and in the future.

Our chiropractors adjust the full spine in most neck pain cases and provide onsite and home exercises for the neck, back and extremities. To schedule an appointment for neck pain treatment in San Francisco please call 415-392-2225.

Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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Low Back Pain From Sitting All Day?

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Low Back Pain From Sitting?

If you spend the majority of your day sitting in front of a computer like most of our downtown San Francisco Chiropractic patients, you are prone to low back pain.

There are things you can do to reduce the odds of low back pain such as stretching and and setting up your workstation properly. We teach all of our patients some simple at your desk spinal exercises that can be done throughout the day at work to help pass off spinal tension that builds in the muscles from sitting. We recommend you try these. You will notice an immediate benefit.

The downside of sitting all day is that the back pain can lead to bulging and herniated lumbar discs, disc and spinal degeneration, and poor posture that may become irreversible.

We actually recommend standing over sitting if possible, which means you would need to have a raised work service. Standing all day and sitting in between is better for your back and heart (believe it or not) than sitting all day and standing in between.

Regular visits to the chiropractor is also a good idea as chiropractic adjustments can help to counter the stresses on the spine from sitting and modern day living.

To find out more about the detrimental effects of sitting all day check out this article from the Mayo Clinic entitled How Much Is Sitting Too Much?

And follow us here on our San Francisco Chiropractor Blog and we will keep you up to date on the latest back pain and health & wellness news.

To schedule an appointment for Low Back Pain Treatment in SF call 415-392-2225

Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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Stretches for Low Back Pain and Sciatica

We have been providing treatment for low back pain and sciatica in San Francisco for over 20 years now. Part of our success formula is incorporating low tech stretches for low back pain and sciatica into our treatment plans that our patients perform in office and at home. This is a video of stretches for the low back and hip and can help with back pain and sciatica. Please do not perform if they cause pain.

To schedule an appointment for low back pain treatment in San Francisco call 415-392-2225. Our chiropractic clinic is located in the SF Financial District at the Embarcadero Center. We Validate Parking.

Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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What exactly is Whiplash?

Whiplash injury doctors in san francisco CAWe have been providing treatment for whiplash in San Francisco for over 21 years now.

“Whiplash” is considered a non-medical
term that encompasses a range of injuries. These injuries typically affect the
neck and are caused by a sudden movement of the cervical spine associated with extension
or forceful backward bending. The medical term “cervical
acceleration-deceleration” (CAD) is considered to be a more accurate
description of what happens during a car accident, and the term “whiplash
associated disorders
” (WAD) describes the injury’s residual signs and symptoms.

WAD or CAD is most commonly associated
with motor vehicle collisions (MVCs), when a vehicle is struck from behind.
Other less common causes include: dancing (especially “headbanging”), falls
from stools or ladders, bicycle injuries, horse related injuries, and many
others. In the UK
in 2007, 430,000 people made an insurance claim for WAD, accounting for 14% of
every driver’s premium. In the US,
over 1 million WAD injuries occur annually due to car accidents alone with an
estimated 3.8 cases per 1000 people per year. An estimated 6.2% of the US population has
“late whiplash syndrome” or long-term problems associated with WAD.

Prior to the advent of the automobile,
WAD was referred to as “railroad spine” (as it resulted from a train crash),
first documented in 1919. WAD also occurred frequently in pilots landing on
aircraft carriers due to the rapid deceleration that occurred as the planes
landed and suddenly braked. When one thinks of “whiplash,” the visual of a high
speed crash comes to mind. However, WAD can occur at speeds less than 15 mph
due to less crash energy absorption by crushing metal. Since there is less car
damage at lower speeds, that energy is transferred to the contents (the people)
inside the car.

The neck consists of 7 vertebrae, the
6 disks, the 8 pairs of nerves, and the muscles, ligaments and other
“soft-tissues.” There are 4 phases of injury (initial, retraction, extension
and rebound), which all occur within 300 msec. Whereas, it takes about 800msec
to voluntarily contract a muscle. Therefore, you can’t really “prepare” or
fully brace for the impact. Most injuries occur at C5 and C6 in the lower part
of the neck between 150 and 300 msec. of the cycle. Factors that influence
injury include: the seat back angle, the seat back rebound, the headrest
position, the direction the head is positioned at impact (worse if rotated),
the occupants gender (females are at greater risk due to a more thin, less
muscular neck), the size of each vehicle involved, and more. All these factors
make it extremely challenging to accurately reconstruct a MVC on paper.

The most common symptoms associated
with WAD include neck pain, upper back pain and headaches. There can also be referred pain into the
mid-back or down an arm and sometimes legs (sciatica). The onset of symptoms can be
immediate or delayed for days. Risk factors that worsen the prognosis of a case
include: the presence of radiating pain from the neck to the arm and hand that
follows a specific nerve, failure to respond to initial treatment, a delay in
getting treated, and being placed in a cervical collar (especially if not
allowing to be mobilized and exercised — i.e. chiropractic care). The key to
the success of WAD treatment is to get treated immediately, don’t restrict
yourself to a cervical collar, unless you have an unstable fracture, and do
your prescribed custom exercises!

We realize you have a choice in where you choose your healthcare
services.  If you, a friend or family
member requires care for whiplash, we sincerely appreciate the trust and
confidence shown by choosing our services and look forward in serving you and
your family presently and, in the future.

To schedule an appointment or complimentary phone consultation with one of our San Francisco Whiplash Doctors call 415-392-2225.

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Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Yoga Stretches

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a very common problem that affects many people. In fact, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports about 28,000 CTS cases per year and because so many sufferers jump to a surgical option, it’s become THE LEADING CAUSE of lost workdays in the United States. Women are 71% more likely more likely to develop CTS than men!

            In a review of over 31,000 cases, women spent an average of 30 days off work because of CTS. Jobs most commonly affected include: production workers in food processing and clothing manufacturing, typists who work at keyboards for hours on end, and construction workers who use tools that vibrate, such as jackhammers or tools that have poorly designed handles. The Journal of the American Medical Association recently estimated that almost 3 percent of adults in the United States may suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at some point in their lives.

            Now that we’ve learned how susceptible we are to CTS, what are some things you can do to decrease your chances of acquiring Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? For starters, keep your weight reasonable (Body Mass Index between 19 and 25), take “mini-breaks” during the repetitive work day, and receive chiropractic treatments aimed at releasing the tight muscles in the neck, shoulders, upper arms, forearms, hand and adjusting the associated joints.

            You can also stretch! There are many different types of stretches that should be considered. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome responds well to yoga stretches. Feel free to watch the entire 37-minute YouTube video at the link below that addresses many exercises that may help:

Yoga Stretches for CTS

             As you perform these various stretches, take deep breaths, “feel” the different fibers of muscles stretch and keep the intensity, “…within reasonable pain boundaries.” That is, a “good hurt” is what you’re striving for here, no sharp pain is allowed!

            We realize you have a choice in who you consider for your health care provision and we sincerely appreciate your trust in choosing our service for those needs.  If you, a friend or family member require care for CTS, we would be honored to render our services.

To schedule an appointment for carpal tunnel treatment in San Francisco please call 415-392-2225.

Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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What Causes Neck Pain and What Exercises Help?

Seventy percent of the population will experience severe neck pain at some point in their lives. Many will become chronic, whereby the neck pain persists for over 90 days.

It’s safe to say that if you haven’t had neck and/or shoulder pain, you probably will. Like low back pain, there is a statistical increase in probability that once you’ve had neck pain, the chances of having another episode are significantly increased. A recent study reported that over a 12-month period, 16-18% of the population studied complained of neck and shoulder pain and each year, medical care was obtained by 21-38% of that same group. Moreover, 13-21% lost work time because of their neck and/or shoulder pain. The study reported there was a “…strong episodic nature…” as this condition was found to frequently come and go. Neck pain can arise from a number of structures including muscles, ligaments, bone, joint capsules, and more. Typically, a patient presenting with neck pain is treated for a few weeks and is then quite satisfied with their result… until the next time. Unfortunately, there is usually, “…a next time.” So, the question is, what can we do to prevent neck pain or its re-occurrence?

When considering the many causes of neck pain and the high rate of recurrence, one common finding in those with this popular “come and go” neck/shoulder pain pattern is weakness of the deep flexors muscles located in the front of the neck. One reason for this common finding is that it is very difficult to strengthen the deep, intrinsic muscles of the neck as they are “involuntary.” That means, we cannot consciously “flex” or purposely contract our deep neck flexor muscles. Also, the larger extrinsic muscles tend to be too tight and by reflex, “turn off” or, inhibit the deep neck flexor muscles, compounding the problem.

Therefore, in order to exercise them, we must “trick” the deep muscles into contracting without contracting the larger, extrinsic muscles. This can be accomplished by doing a very specific, controlled exercise with our neck by laying on the back with a partially inflated blood pressure cuff (or, by using a special device purposely made for this test and exercise) placed behind the neck. The inflatable bag is pumped up partially to about 20mmHg and then in a VERY controlled manner, we tuck in our chin and flatten our neck pressing into the bag raising the pressure by 2mmHg and holding that steady for 3-5 seconds. This is repeated in increments by pushing down a little harder until the gauge reads 24mmHg and again, holding that for 3-5 seconds. This pattern is repeated 5x or, until you reach 30mmHg and the process is then reversed releasing the pressure in 2mmHg increments at 3-5 second holds until you reach 20mmHg again. Sound easy? Not quite!!! This exercise requires “fine motor control” to accomplish the task and most of us haven’t specifically addressed these fine moving muscles and end up only exercising the larger extrinsic muscles by doing traditional neck strengthening exercises, which further inhibits the deep neck flexors. 

Note: Most reading this other than doctors and therapists will not have this piece of equipment. You can work the deep neck flexors doing the exercise in the video above on a firm bed, exercise bench, or on the floor. We recommend you ice before and after.

The first time you try this, you’ll be amazed at how challenging and tiring it is. But, after a few days of performing the exercise, you may find you feel much better!  Of course, this depends on the degree of injury one has, but often, once cervical spine stability is improved by strengthening these deep neck flexors, symptoms usually improve. So, the question is, can we achieve good deep neck flexor strength by doing a more practical, upright position exercise rather than requiring a costly apparatus that requires a laying down position?  In a recent study, a standing exercise where a similar movement called, a “neck-lengthening maneuver” was performed producing similar results as the laying down exercise (relaxation of the strong, extrinsic – outside – muscles and strengthening of the deep neck flexors). Simply tuck in the chin and stand tall, “lengthening” your neck!

Chiropractic adjustments, massage, and low tech exercises such as the ones many chiropractors prescribe will help prevent and treat most neck pain.

            We realize that you have a choice in where you choose your healthcare services.  If you, a friend or family member requires care for neck pain, we sincerely appreciate the trust and confidence shown by choosing our services and look forward in serving you and your family presently and, in the future.

To schedule an appointment for neck pain treatment in San Francisco call 415-392-2225

 

Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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Fibromyalgia Exercise Recommendation Update!

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Exercise therapies have been identified as one of the most effective forms of treatment for Fibromyalgia (FM). Unfortunately, in a study of 121 newly diagnosed FM patient files, less than half included an exercise recommendation. This statistic is alarming! This month’s article will focus on recent FM studies supporting the benefits of exercise.

            The first study looked at the immediate effects of a 6-mo. combined exercise program and its impact on quality-of-life, physical function, depression, and aerobic capacity in 41 FM females. Also, it studied the impact of starting and stopping the program. A group of 21 women were placed into the exercise group and 20 into the control group. Questionnaires and a physical fitness screen were used to measure the outcome or benefits of the program vs. no intervention at baseline (initial), and after 6 months of exercise training followed by 6 months of no exercise training over a 30 month time-frame. Results highly favored the exercise training group over the control group in all parameters both during the exercise training (immediate effects) and during the no exercise 6 month time frames (long-term benefits).

            A Chicago-based pilot (small-scaled) study evaluated the use of aerobic conditioning (VO2 max.) on 26 FM subjects at baseline and after a 12-week home-based aerobic exercise program. The exercises included a 30 minute program at 80% of the maximum heart rate, and also measured pain, disability, depression and stress. Results showed those who successfully completed the 12-week program demonstrated an increase in aerobic conditioning, and a trend towards less pain, disability and stress reduction. Those who were unable or unwilling to participate had significantly higher pain, disability and a trend toward more depression at baseline vs. those that completed the program. The conclusions suggest aerobic exercises benefits the FM patient’s quality of life and, VO2 max is a useful marker for measuring exercise benefits. Also, those scoring initially high in the pain, disability, depression/stress measures were more likely to fail and may benefit from a more comprehensive guided program.

            Another study looked at the effects of a 3x/week, 16-week exercise program in a chest-high pool of warm water measuring global symptoms and exercise adherence (compliance) levels. A group of 60 middle-aged FM women were compared to 20 healthy, similarly age matched females before and after a 16 week aquatic exercise program that included strength training, aerobic training and relaxation exercises. Tender point count, health status, sleep quality, physical endurance, psychological and cognitive function were measured and, compliance at 12-months was studied. Again, the results revealed statistical improvement in most of the parameters tested in the FM exercise group and, 23 of the 60 were still exercising at 12 months. Again, the conclusions favor the need for exercises in the management of FM.

            As noted in the initial paragraph, in spite of all the positive research support for including exercise training in FM patients, less than half of newly diagnosed FM sufferers are given exercises as part of their treatment plan. The need for exercises to be part of the FM treatment plan is clear, and training needs to be initially structured to enhance compliance. 

            If you, a friend or family member requires care for FM, we sincerely appreciate the trust and confidence shown by choosing our services!

To schedule an appointment with a Fibromyalgia Doctor in San Francisco call 415-392-2225. Mention this article for a complimentary consultation.

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Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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Neck Pain, Headaches, and Poor Posture

Neck pain and headaches doctor in san franciscoNeck pain is one of the most common complaints for which patients present to our San Francisco chiropractic clinic. Headaches are also another very common problem and often go hand-in-hand with the presence of neck pain. So, the question that is frequently asked is, “…why do headaches and neck pain often travel together?”

            There are many types of headaches, some of which we have discussed previously with migraine and tension-type headaches being the most common. This article will focus on how headaches and the neck are related to each other and what YOU can do about it.

            The relationship between neck pain and headaches is strong! In fact, in some cases, headaches will occur ONLY when the neck hurts. One reason is because the first three nerves that exit out from the top of the cervical spine (C1, 2 and 3) have to travel through the thick group of muscles that insert onto the back/base of the skull along the occipital rim. Because we carry a lot of stress in the neck muscles, when they tighten up, they squeeze or pinch those 3 nerves and pain then radiates into the back of the head and sometimes up and over the vertex to the eyes or behind the eyes. If you take your fingers or thumb and push firmly into those muscles at the very top of the neck or base of the skull, it often feels, “…like a good hurt.” This is because they are usually tight since most of us carry our head too far forwards (forward head posture or FHP) and the muscles have to contract and constantly work to keep the head from gliding even further.

Cervical nerves and headaches
            So, what can YOU do about it? Let’s talk about a few GREAT posture retraining exercises. Tuck in your chin to the point where the voice changes pitch (your voice will start to sound “funny”). At that point, release the chin slightly so the voice clears and stay in position! That is the posture or head position of choice. Initially, it will be very difficult to remember to hold that position very long because your muscles (and brain) aren’t used to it and, you’ll slip back into the old forward head carriage habit or chin poke position. So, be patient with yourself because it takes about 3 months of constant self-reminding to, “…keep that chin tucked,” before this new “habit pattern” is formed in the brain.

We like to have our chiropractic patients perform these posture exercises at the clinic to make sure they do them and are doing them properly. Once learned these exercises can help counteract hours of poor posture at the computer.

            Another great exercise is an “offshoot” of this, where you tuck the chin in as far as you can (making a double or triple chin) holding that position for 3 seconds, and then tip the head back as far as you can without releasing the chin tuck and hold for another 3 seconds. Repeat this 2-3x / “set” and perform this multiple times per day.

            A 3rd great exercise for improving the forward head carriage posture is performed by lying on your back on a bed so that the edge of the bed is at the middle of the neck and head is dangling off the bed. Take a tightly rolled up towel (a hand size towel works well) and place it under the neck so that is resting on the edge of the bed so that your head can fall back towards the floor. Take some deep breaths and concentrate on relaxing all your neck muscles. Periodically, slowly rotate your head left to right, right to left, and “feel” the different muscles stretch as you do this. If you can afford 15 minutes, that’s PERFECT! But, if you only have a few minutes it’s still GREAT!

            Between maintaining a chin tuck upright posture and retraining the curve in your neck with the head hang off the bed exercise, you’ll feel (and look) much better! 

A cervical pillow such as Tempur-Pedic, can also help to restore and maintain the curve in your neck. 

            We realize that you have a choice in where you choose your health-care services.  If you, a friend or family member requires care for neck pain, we sincerely appreciate the trust and confidence shown by choosing our services and look forward in serving you and your family presently and, in the future.

To schedule a complimentary consultation for headaches and neck pain treatment in San Francisco, call 415-392-2225 and mention this article. 

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I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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Best Exercise for Forward Head Posture

Forward Head Posture Treatment San Francisco We have been practicing chiropractic in downtown San Francisco for almost 20 years now. One of the most common problems we see is Forward Head Posture (FHP). The head should be positioned over the body in such a way that from the side, your ear lobe is center with your shoulder. When we spend too much time sitting in front of a computer, our heads tend to move forward…and stay there. This can cause a chain reaction from tight neck muscles, increased pressure on the spine and discs, to neck pain, headaches, breathing problems, and insomnia.

Chiropractors are experts at preventing and correcting forward head posture. After-all, FHP is acquired. It is an adaptation to your external environment. Just like the branches of a tree by the ocean conform to the steady onshore winds…the muscles, ligaments, tendons, and spine, adapt to the constant pull towards the computer screen.

Fortunately, there are ways to correct FHP with exercise, chiropractic adjustments, ergonomic instruction, and proper sleeping position…including a cervical pillow.  Check out this video for the best exercise for Forward Head Posture that I know of. We use a foam block behind the patients upper back at our chiropractic center to enhance the treatment and make it more effective.

To schedule an appointment at Executive Express Chiropractic in San Francisco call 415-392-2225. Ask for a complimentary posture exam.

Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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