Fixing Neck Pain and Headaches!


Posted by Dr. Scott Wilson | 03-Oct-2014

In many cases, neck pain and headaches are caused by excess tension in the upper back and neck – often caused by spending too much time in front of a computer or looking down at a smart phone. A quick way to determine if the pain you’re experiencing is related to tension in your neck and upper back is to stand tall and, with your mouth closed, see if you can touch your chin to your chest without experiencing pain. If not, you’ve likely got tension in your upper back and neck.

In the following video, Dr. Jason Lemieux of Physiomed Oakville demonstrates how to relive this tension by rolling out your back and neck and by activating your postural stabilizers in the front of your body:

 

 


Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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