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Would you like a good stretch for your neck and upper back pain?  Would it surprise you if I told you the real problem could be the muscles in your chest? Chest muscles tend to get short and tight and this can cause neck and upper back pain.  So part of the solution to get […]

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Do you have a stiff neck?  Here are eight ways you can get that tight neck loosened up. 1.  Massage.  If you have massage does your massage therapist massage, warm and loosen the muscles on the front of your chest and arms and abdomen?  Does she or he or has anyone checked to see whether […]

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If you have neck pain or back pain there’s a really good chance that you have lost the natural curves in your spine. When you were born you were curled into a rounded-back position.   In a little while you began to stretch your arms and legs and rolled over and arched your back in the […]

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Neck pain can come all the way from your feet! Moving your feet while you lay in bed can help you get rid of a stiff back, stiff neck or tight hip muscles.  Moving your feet actually causes movement in all of the muscles up to your head.  Why?  Because they are all attached! Here […]

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Neck pain can be caused by all of the muscles in your neck.  When they “push” or “pull”  on your spine the muscles can cause pressure on the nerves in your neck.  But wait!  There’s more! Your neck is also attached to the rest of your body. That means that muscles as far away as […]

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Neck pain, even if it’s nervy pain, is usually caused by your muscles.  Muscles move bones and that can cause pressure on nerves in your neck.  You can relax muscles that are tight with ice or heat. The rule of thumb is:  Ice for nervy pain and heat for muscular pain. If you use heat […]

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Playing a musical instrument can really be a pain in the neck! Which muscles cause back and neck pain in musicians and what can get rid of the pain?

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There are simple, natural steps you can take to help your stiff neck feel better while your body is healing.

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Healing Story Number One: Years ago I worked with a woman who fell asleep reading in bed. She fell asleep with her head propped forward. After several hours, she awoke in pain. She could hardly move one of her arms. Over the next month, she came into work only two half days. You could see […]

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