Neck & Shoulder Pain: You’ll Want To Sit Up And Read This…

When I was a kid, whenever I’ve heard someone say that posture is important, or that you can do damage if you don’t sit or stand currently, I didn’t quite pay attention to the importance of it. There is nothing worse than hearing: “Stand up straight, or ” sit properly”, and “stop slouching!” However sometimes…

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3 Things We Do Everyday That Cause Neck Pain (And How To Get Relief Quick!)

Lets play a fun quiz that might help you live with less neck pain. (And if you answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions… read on!) When you sleep at night, do you find yourself sleeping on your stomach? Or with more than one pillow in a twisted position? When you’re relaxing at home, do…

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Choose the safer way to manage pain

October is finally here, bringing with it the first signs of Fall, pumpkin flavored treats, and most importantly; National Physical Therapy Month. Since its inauguration by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in 1992, PT Month has been a great opportunity to celebrate all PT professionals as well as recognize the transformative power of physical…

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5 Daily Habits That Reduce Stiffness

I wanted to answer a common question I get asked about being stiff which we get asked regularly by clients at PhysioFit: “Kim, do you have any advice for someone like me who isn’t in a lot of pain? I’m just incredibly stiff when I wake up on a morning, and I feel it throughout…

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Neck Pain: One Quick Easy Way To Live With Less Of It

Lets play a fun little game that might help you live with less neck pain. Take a quick look down by your feet, on the sofa next to you…wherever your bag may be, take a quick look. I’m going to take a guess and say your bag is either big, heavy, or both? (This goes…

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When Backing Up the Car Becomes a Pain in the Neck

That pain you feel when turning your head while backing up your car is probably due to tightness in the muscles of your neck and upper back, often the result of years of poor posture. To improve your posture, keep your neck in a “neutral” position, with your chin more tucked in than pushed forward. When you walk, stand or sit, pretend that a string is…

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