Scar Tissue is a Chronic Pain in the Neck

Scar Tissue is a Chronic Pain in the Neck

Chronic neck pain can be explained by starting with scar tissue, or what we call Fibrosis. Fibrosis is scar tissue that develops inside of your body, on muscles, tendons or inside of a joint capsule. Fibrosis always occurs at the end stage of inflammation, or swelling.  While scar tissue on the outside of the body doesn’t cause […]

The Best Neck Pillow is an Orthopedic Pillow

The Best Neck Pillow is an Orthopedic Pillow

We are creatures of habit. Unfortunately, this works against us when we want to fix bad habits, like poor neck posture. You can begin by choosing an orthopedic pillow. An orthopedic pillow is the best neck pillow for sleeping, as it’s a device that gently and safely corrects your bad habit of sleeping wrong, and re-positions your neck to be […]

Part 6 Common Sleep Injuries: Hip Injuries

Part 6 Common Sleep Injuries: Hip Injuries

Hip injuries are the trickiest of common sleep injuries, because you will often feel pain in another part of your body. The lower back is most often the scapegoat. For instance, what you think is a lower back injury can turn out to be Piriformis Syndrome. A chiropractor can accurately determine if the cause of […]

Part 5 Common Sleep Injuries: Back Injuries

Part 5 Common Sleep Injuries: Back Injuries

Gravity is not your friend. Life would be easier on the moon. Your posture, even when you are passively sleeping, is still actively fighting against Earth’s pressure on your body. If you have a terrible mattress, don’t have the proper pillow, or are sleeping wrong, you aren’t helping to support your spine, which leads to […]

Part 4 Common Sleep Injuries: Wrist Injury

Part 4 Common Sleep Injuries: Wrist Injury

Babies are so cute when they sleep with their chins cupped into their bent wrists; tiny hands curled into little balls and pulled into their chests. What is not cute, at least to your chiropractor, is an adult sleeping in the fetal position. That much stress on your body just isn’t comfortable or healthy. Best […]