Pain

Caring for Your Back - Part 3

Caring for Your Back - Part 3

Our spines like movement, they do not like sustained positions or repetitive activity they are made to move does that answer seem as obvious to you as it does to me?  In the late 80’s and early 90’s a rash of forearm pain and disability was sweeping Australian sarcastically called “Kangaroo Paw” it was assumed it was to do with using computer keyboards and for many computer uses and workers the disability was devastating.

The Link Between Stress and Pain

The Link Between Stress and Pain

Stress is the body’s natural reaction to a perceived threat, known as a stressor. Stressors come in many different forms, the two most common being physical and psychological. Physical stressors cause a direct threat of strain or damage to our body. This includes physical injury, such as getting a paper cut or breaking a bone, environmental and temperature extremes, chemical exposure, illness, or anything that can have a harmful effect on the tissues of our body.