Neck Pain

Mark Johnson Presenting at RSDSA Conference
Mark Johnson has a Ph.D in Clinical Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine from the University of North Texas, and completed medical psychology rotations at Duke University Medical Center. His specialties include chronic pain, sleep, and co-occurring mood disorders. Dr. Johnson has been with the Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center since 2014. This presentation is part of a broader discussion on integrated Solutions to CRPS, treating the whole...
Michael Sullivan, PT, MSPT is the Director of Rehabilitation Services at the Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center. Mr. Sullivan's lecture deals with one of the many issues that people with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome struggle with--that movement is painful, to the point where individuals with CRPS don't feel they have the choice to be active. The lecture also talks about neuroplasticity, graded motor imagery, mirror box therapy, and virtual...
Dr. Peter Abaci Presenting at RSDSA Conference
Peter Abaci, MD is the co-founder and medical director of The Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center, author of, "Take Control of Your Pain", and a frequent contributor to WebMD, Pain Pathways, and Huffington Post. His objective is to teach you how to have a great life with CRPS. This presentation is part of the broader discussion on integrated Solutions to CRPS, treating the whole person, and optimizing wellness.
Yoga pose for neck pain
Neck and shoulders stretches - Cole's 15 minute seated neck pain and tension relieving deep stretches can be done by anyone, and anywhere! Neck pain and shoulder tension is something we all experience in our lives, from athletes to computer workers. The poses in this sequence were designed to open space in the neck and shoulder areas and provide much-needed relief for a creaky neck or waking up with neck pain, or a quick neck, shoulder and upper...
As I’ve said in trainings and even on TV, “Sometimes I like wearing high heels. I won’t give up my Jimmy Choos, but I don’t want to pay the price of vanity.” Research clearly shows that there are some seriously negative effects of wearing high heels daily. So whether you wear them every day or just for special occasions, there’s some cause and effect that you should consider if, like me, you are hell bent on not ditching your heels.
Yoga for neck pain
Beginners Yoga: How To Relieve Neck Pain, Neck Tension, Headaches, and Shoulder Pain, naturally, Through Yoga! Learn how to holistically Relieve Tension & Pain in Your Neck and Shoulders, and Get Rid of Headaches in this Instructional Yoga Video. Certified Yoga Instructor Lauren Bringle from Austin TX, leads this Yoga flow.
Yoga for back pain
Yoga For Beginners: Relieve your Neck, Shoulder, & Back Pain Through Yoga in this 40 Minute Beginners Yoga Class! Learn how to Naturally and Holistically Relieve Tension & Pain in your Neck and shoulders in this, Easy to Follow Along, Instructional Yoga Video. Certified Yoga Instructor Lauren Bringle from Austin TX, leads this 40 Minute Yoga Flow. This video is excellent for anyone from beginner yogis to advanced yoga practitioners. 
Yoga neck stretch
Learn how to holistically Relieve Tension & Pain in Your Neck and Shoulders, and Get Rid of Headaches in this Instructional Yoga Video. Certified Yoga Instructor Lauren Bringle from Austin TX, leads this Yoga flow. This is a Beginners level instructional Yoga video.
It’s important to understand the difference between chronic and acute pain. Acute pain is what you experience when you first get injured. It is caused by tissue damage and the swelling and inflammation that come along with it. Once the injury starts to heal, the inflammation subsides and the acute pain starts to resolve. This type of discomfort serves to protect you from further damage. For example, if you sprain an ankle, it becomes acutely...
Man shoveling snow
As most of the country is suffering from bitter cold right now, that probably means many of you are looking out your windows at snow, sleet, and ice and wondering if you should go out and start shoveling. Think through this carefully before you run out there with good intentions and a hearty shovel in tow. Each year, shoveling snow is a major source of injuries and health problems like heart attacks, and it leads to tens of thousands of doctor...

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