Neck pain ranges from minor irritation to debilitating, life-altering intensities. It can originate from various anatomical components, including sore muscles, torn ligaments, degenerative joints and disc herniation. Severe cases may require long-term use of pain medication or invasive procedures such as nerve blocks or spinal fusion.
A recent article published by Harvard Medical School offers simple guidelines that help avoid future neck problems and, in some cases, reduce, relieve or alleviate neck pain. Continue reading
Andrew Persky, DC, founder of LifeAligned Upper Cervical Chiropractic, in Warrington, is raising awareness about concussions, headaches and innovative treatment through Head Health, an outreach program that offers educational sessions to local schools, sports organizations and community groups.
“Concussions and chronic headaches are two of the most common debilitating health issues affecting our precious heads,” Persky explains, “and yet they are also two of the most misunderstood.” Head Health is a dynamic, 30 to 45-minute interactive presentation, offered free to groups of 10 or more, designed to help audiences gain a deeper understanding of these conditions and their treatment options. With a goal of bringing clarity and offering hope to those in pain, Persky combines real-world patient stories with the latest research on these topics. Continue reading