Do You Have Text Neck?

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In any given day, how long do you think you spend on your computer or cell phone? If you’re like most adults, it’s probably about two to four hours a day. And what about your posture? Are you maintaining good neck and shoulder positioning while using electronics? If not, you could be […]

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Forward Head Posture

How often do you find yourself leaning forward when you’re sitting at a desk, typing on the computer or reading a book? Now ask yourself how often you feel stress and tension, or even get headaches, at the base of your neck? The further forward you stretch your head and neck, the […]

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Brachial Neuritis

When patients come in complaining of neck, shoulder, and arm pain, there are many different diagnoses possible. Generally, we think of pinched nerves and muscle spasms first. They’re the most common, and they’re also conditions that are more universally known! But sometimes, the diagnosis is a bit more complicated than that. One […]

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Resistance Exercises

After getting through the first month or so of treatment, Doctor Becerra generally does a re-exam to check how a patient is doing with their care. It incorporates many of the same tests that he does at the initial visit. At this point, many of our patients are cleared to begin strength […]

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Posture Pump FAQ

The number one reaction to the device shown in the picture above is “what is that?” It may look a bit scary, but that device is called a Posture Pump, and we use it to restore proper neck function. Oftentimes, patients will have what is called forward head posture. This means that […]

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Do You Suffer From Normal Headaches?

Headaches

Fight Headaches! Suffer No Longer!   Here in our office we have been getting several cases where people are complaining of neck, mid-back, and low-back pain. What’s interesting about this is that when I evaluate their symptoms many tell me their secondary issues, the most common being headaches.   People can suffer […]

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Spinal Degeneration

spinal degeneration

Arthritis and Spinal Degeneration What disease affects 80%-90% of individuals, without discriminating between male and female, by the age of 65? spinal degeneration. It is the most common type of joint disease. The areas most frequently affected are the hips, knees, lower back, hands, and feet. Characterized by progressive erosion of articular […]

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iPad and Neck Pain

iPads and other tablet devices are soaring in popularity. It’s predicated that by 2015,  more than 80 million Americans will use tablets regularly. While tablets provide new convenience to mobile computing, the devices are putting excessive strain on our necks and backs according to a new study from the Harvard School of […]

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Today’s Fashion Part 1

Today’s Fashion Can Be Tomorrow’s Pain Looking your best might not always be the best thing for you. Today’s society is extremely fashion and style conscious. Unfortunately, clothing designers and stylists aim to please by creating unique looks that might not always be practical or even comfortable. The look of the season […]

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School Backpacks-Part 2

What Can You Do? The ACA offers the following tips to help prevent the needless pain that backpack misuse could cause the students in your household. Make sure your child’s backpack weighs no more than 5 to 10 percent of his or her body weight. A heavier backpack will cause your child […]

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