Category Archives: Neck Pain

We want to help with your musculoskeletal patients.

We exist to get people better and make happy patients. To that end, we want to help PCPs with their musculoskeletal patients. In Wales they are piloting placement of physiotherapists directly into general practices. Results from the nine-month trial in four practices found a 16% reduction in referrals to hospital-based services. And nearly 2,000 appointments…
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Your Best Advice for Neck & Upper Back Pain

The short answer? Sit up straight! Yesterday we saw 2 CHP officers sitting at a table outside Peet's, looking at their phones. Their posture was horrible. And we see that all the time. The thing that made this stand out was that they were in uniform, with their motorcycles parked nearby. As motorcycle officers, they…
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Simple Tricks for Making Work More Comfortable With the Science of Ergonomics

In an ideal world, your office should be a place of comfort, productivity, and creative problem solving. But for many people, an improper computer setup can instead lead to stress and pain in the back, neck, shoulders, and extremities. Luckily, if you don’t have any existing problems, creating a healthy, ergonomic workstation can be pretty…
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The Woes of a Desk Jockey

In our years as physical therapists we’ve seen all kinds of injuries and heard all kinds of body-related complaints—some from accidents, some from surgery, and some resulting from extreme athletics. But there’s no athletic endeavor that is guaranteed to lead to injury quite like the Desk Jockey.  The wear and tear on the body of a…
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