Archive by Author

Ergonomics and Spinal Care

Your work station must be arranged in a fashion that suits you best and would not cause stress to your body. Extended hours of repetitive work habits and poor posture in an environment that is stressful can cause an ‘overuse injury’. Employing the following steps can aid in minimizing injuries. Be positioned in your workstation […]

Contoured Pillow for Spinal Care

The most common cause of neck pain (and disturbed nights), is “prolonged abnormal posture during sleep”. A soft filled pillow that quickly loses its shape fails to offer the level of support required to relax the heads support system of neck muscles and ligaments. Instead, these structures are left unsupported and cause neck strain. Maintaining […]

Ice and Heat Application for Spinal Care

Ice is an effective and natural pain killer and anti-inflammatory agent. Ice can be applied over the inflamed area in the acute or early stages of your problem. Whenever you experience swelling, redness or sharp stabbing pain, it is generally considered best to apply ice. Repeat until symptoms ease – usually for 24-48 hours. Here […]

Home Tips on Spinal Care and Nutrition

Your dietary intake and eating habits offer two of the most influential means of determining how you feel and perform on a daily basis. By following some basic dietary principles, not only can you feel and function better, but you can also significantly increase your ability to fight and resist disease. Do you need another […]


Scoliosis is a progressive, lateral curvature of the spine. Normally, when viewed from the side, the spine should have curves; but when viewed from the front, the spine should be straight. In scoliosis, the spine is curved even when it is on the front view.