Muscle guarding is your body’s first response when the pain cycle is activated. When you suffer and injury, it kicks in a continuous loop of negative issues known as the pain cycle. The following diagram gives a picture of how this happens. This diagram contains a lot of information, the individual points below should help… Read more »
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Your Workstation Could Be The Cause Of Your Pain!
One of the most common causes of headache, neck and back pain can be your office workstation! Sitting hunched over a computer for countless hours every day causes our bodies to stay in a tight rigid position. This prolonged posture will cause muscle fatigue which can be the first source of pain. After many weeks… Read more »
Hand Numb: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? 3 Self Tests
Is it Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome, or CTS, is a buzz word today among many people, especially office workers. There is an assumption that most hand pain or numbness is carpal tunnel. The fact is, not all hand pain is CTS. CTS typically causes a numbness or tingling in the thumb and first… Read more »
3 Myths of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Not All Hand Pain Or Numbness Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Many individuals suffer from hand pain or numbness and it is natural to associate this with a carpal tunnel syndrome or CTS. In this video, Hazelwood chiropractor, Dr. Martin Schmaltz presents three of the common myths regarding carpal tunnel syndrome. They include: 1. Not all… Read more »