Posture Perfect

“Stand up straight,” scolded my grandmother. “He looks lazy,” the job interviewer whispered judgingly to her business partner. “I feel so lost, ” my depressed friend moaned as he slouched over his morning coffee. “My neck is killing me and I have had a headache for the last three days,” …

Carpal Tunnel

The carpal tunnel pain that many experience in their hands and wrists can actually be a combination of nerve problems in the wrist, elbow and spinal nerves in the lower back. It’s called “carpal tunnel” after a small space in your wrist with the same name that nerves and tendons run …

Back Pain

The nerve rich facet joints on the back side of each spinal bone are a common cause of back pain. If these pairs of interlocking “fingers” aren’t moving right, they can cause painful symptoms. The discs between the spinal bones can be a source of back pain too. These rings …