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 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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What To Do If You Have A Sitting Job And Mid Back Pain

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

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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Active Release Technique: Is it For You?

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Active Release Technique: Is it For You? Downtown Toronto Chiropractor Have you thought about getting Active Release Technique for your muscle ache?   Were you wondering if Active Release Technique is effective for your pain?   Active Release Technique (ART)is one of the most popular techniques used on athletes. Increasingly the technique is used to treat non-athletic injuries, anywhere you have tight muscles and knots that need relief.   Active Release Technique or ART is also called Myofascial Release Technique. The techniques are identical but I will use the term Active Release Technique.     Active Release Technique uses the patients’ own movement specific for that particular muscle making the[...]
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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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3 Exercises To Help Your Cervical Spine Pain: Neck Pain

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Would giving your child a piggy back, as in the  picture above give you neck pain? Then this article is for you.   Research shows that exercises help neck pain. [1] But which neck exercises are most helpful for your cervical spine pain (neck pain)?   In this issue of Bodi Empowerment  I show you three exercises to help your cervical spine pain. These exercises are a modification of the McKenzie exercises that I have found helpful for your cervical spine.    See Also: The 5 Best Exercises For Your Stiff Neck     The Double Chin   Many people’s[...]
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Does Chiropractic Work?: Chiropractors

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Chiropractic Scientific Evidence:Toronto Downtown Chiropractor Have you thought about seeing a chiropractor for your pain?   Is there evidence for what chiropractors do?   In this article I give you the plain evidence for what chiropractors treat, proven by research.  I also point out the conditions that aren’t proven.   If you are looking for a chiropractor you should seek out a chiropractor that does treatment that is backed up by evidence. This is an evidence-based chiropractor. For more articles on choosing a chiropractor look here and here,   The Evidence For Chiropractic   Chiropractic spinal manipulation is widely used for the treatment of lower back[...]
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How to Improve Posture: 4 Upper Back Exercises

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

How To Improve Posture-Toronto Chiropractor Do you have a rounded upper back? This can be the cause of your neck pain, stiffness and headaches.   Do you want to feel better about yourself and exude confidence with great posture?   This issue teaches you ways to help the rounded upper back problem that is prevalent in our sitting society.     See Also: The 5 Best Exercises For Your Stiff Neck   So you have a rounded upper back and you can’t keep a straight back for more than a couple of minutes. The reason is muscle imbalance. The muscles of the chest are too[...]
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School Backpack Guide: Buyer’s Guide and Backpack Safety

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Which backpack is best for your child?   How can you improve your child’s backpack safety? It’s “Back to School” time. If you are wondering what the best features to look for in a backpack, and what to do to improve your child’s backpack safety, you’ve come to the right place.   Kids love to wear their backpacks with only one shoulder strap. It’s way cooler when all the other straps dangle loosely, but wearing a backpack improperly, causes the muscles, ligaments and the spine to overcompensate for the weight of the backpack.   See Also: How To Improve Posture –[...]
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