Commuting? 3 Ways To Decreasing Your Spinal Stress

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Toronto Subway Seats Decrease Spinal Stress| Downtown Toronto Sports Chiropractor Dr. Ken Nakamura |Best Toronto Chiropractor Your daily commute can have a big impact on your spinal stress. So much so that it could be the cause of your neck or lower back pain.   To decrease your spinal stress you’ve changed your ergonomics at work, then you changed how you text, and finally you changed how you sit while on your laptop at home. Yet you still have pain while you are commuting. What’s going on?   Unfortunately, most commuter rides including the Toronto subway car above and the vast majority of cars, the seats are not well designed to decrease spinal stress. It’s surprising since[...]
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Choosing The Best Pillow For Your Neck Pain

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

white swiss shepherd`s puppy sleeping with kitten on pillow. Cat & Dog Sleeping On The Best Pillow: Dr. Ken Nakamura Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Having a hard time choosing the best pillow for your painful neck? Are you having neck pain when you get up in the morning? Which pillow stuffing would make the best pillow for you? The best pillow for you is the pillow that fits your particular body type, bed and sleeping position. This means the pillow that is best suited for you won’t be the same as your partner. Sleeping in Pain   If you have really acute pain which very, very painful and you can’t really move your neck at all, I recommend either a rolled up towel underneath[...]
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Best Mid Back Pain Exercises

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Best Mid Back Pain Exercises: Best Toronto Chiropractor Do you have mid back pain? Do you want to know the best mid back pain exercises that help? Which are the best mid back pain exercises?   Most mid pain comes from the rounding of your mid back, also called the thoracic spine. When rounded this puts pressure on your ligaments, tendons and muscles and joints of your mid back.   Your posture moves the joints as far as possible then the muscles, tendons and ligaments get stretched to their limit.  When stretched for long periods of time especially everyday like you do at work while sitting the pressures start building[...]
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How To Attain Perfect Posture Through Exercises

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Perfect Posture : Downtown Toronto Chiropractor | Dr. Ken Nakamura   Attaining Perfect Posture is difficult to achieve. For a select few of you, you can reach your goal of perfect posture. Most of you can get in that perfect posture for short periods of time but revert back to old habits. Still for the unlucky few you can’t even get into that position.   The good news for everyone is that, if you do these exercises you will be able to improve your posture.    Measure Where You Are   Wall Test: Stand with your back to the wall with your feet a few inches or 5-8 cm away from the back[...]
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Best Therapy For Pain Radiating From My Neck To My Arm? Cervical Radiculopathy

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Person with Cervical Radiculopathy. Neck pain that radiates down the arm. Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Is your chiropractor or physiotherapist having trouble improving your neck pain that is travelling down your arm ( cervical radiculopathy )?    Do you have trouble checking your blind spot, while driving from pain radiating down your arm ( cervical radiculopathy ).    What’s the best therapy for cervical radiculopathy?   Radiating pain from your neck that goes down your upper arm to your forearm and even your hand is called cervical radiculopathy.   Cervical relates to the neck vertebrae called the cervical vertebrae and radiculopathy refers to numbness, tingling or pain that radiates down the arm when your nerve is irritated.   With[...]
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2 Minutes To Improving Your Sitting Posture

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

2 Minutes To Improving Your Sitting Posture: Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Do you have bad sitting posture?   Have you started to get neck pain, lower back pain or mid back pain when sitting too long?   Quick, correct your sitting posture right now? Does it improve how you feel?   Chances are if you have bad posture correcting your posture will improve how you feel in the lower back, upper back or neck. Good sitting posture makes you look better and takes away that stiffness and pain that comes as you sit for prolonged periods of time. Sitting up straight gives you the air of confidence and puts less pressure[...]
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What To Do If You Have A Sitting Job And Mid Back Pain

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Office Chair: Arm Rest, Back rest has lubar support, seat pan is curved and has up and down adjustment with castors. Do you sit for a living? Do you have aches and pains in the neck and or upper back while sitting? Would like to help the mid back pain you have now and prevent the mid back pain from getting worse? Sitting can be restful after a long hike but sitting on the job continuously for long periods can cause some serious pain in your mid back. When you first sit down in the morning sit with great posture. After a few minutes things change and that perfect posture changes. Your posture becomes more hunched or your chin starts to[...]
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Cervical Disc Herniation: Best Exercises For Your Sore Neck

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Cervical Disc Herniation: Comprehensive Guide To Cervical Disc Herniation Including Exercises: Downtown Toronto Chiropractic Do you have a cervical disc herniation?   Does your cervical disc herniation cause pain in your neck that refers down to your shoulder or arm?   Are looking for the best exercises that can help your cervical disc herniation ?   In this issue of Bodi Empowerment I go over the causes of  cervical disc herniations, what’s happening in your neck when you have a cervical disc herniation, symptoms for all the different cervical disc herniations, then I go over the exercises you need to help your neck get better.     Why Do I A Cervical Disc Herniation?  [...]
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Top Neck Pain Exercises: Get Rid Of Neck Pain | Deep Cervical Flexors

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Get Rid Of Your Neck Pain With These Neck Exercises- Toronto Downtown Chiropractor Do you have neck pain?     Do you want to know the neck pain exercises that helps according to the research?     In this issue of Bodi Empowerment I show you the neck pain exercises to get rid of that pain in the neck, literally.   Research has shown that people like you with neck pain use their larger superficial neck muscles as compared to their deeper neck muscles also called deep neck flexors. [1]-[3]   See Also: Top 3 Upper Back Exercises   The deep neck flexors are the muscles that aren’t activating via the nerves. Through[...]
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Top 3 Exercises For Your Upper Back Pain

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Upper Back Pain: Top 3 Exercises for Your Upper Back pain- Toronto Downtown Chiropractor Do you have upper back pain ?   Is your pain about the size of a golf ball on one side of your upper back? Then you need to do these exercises so you can feel better.   What’s the cause of your upper back pain?  Many web sites say things like:   Rhomboid Muscle Trigger Point Levator Scapula Muscle Trigger Point Rib Subluxation (Rib Out of Place)   While these may be the cause of your upper back pain, for most people upper back pain comes from the neck. Holding your  chin up and out leads to the trigger points[...]
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