Is Your Neck Causing Back Pain? A SIMPLE 5 STEP TEST This test will tell you if it is really your neck causing your back pain
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Stand normally with a friend facing you to observe your movements.
Turn your head left and right as far as you can comfortably. Have your friend note how far you turn.
Sit in a chair and repeat the turning of your head both ways. Have your friend again note how far you turn.
Ask your friend if there is a difference in your neck movement, standing compared to sitting.
If your neck movement is more limited in sitting, then it is your neck or upper back that is tight and can be causing your low back pain.
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is put together based on your individual needs. Not only do we treat with the latest gentle, hands-on therapeutic techniques, but we also rebuild your strength and coordination to prevent future injuries. Furthermore, we teach you how to protect your body, improve your posture and balance, and how to prevent a recurrence of pain. Give us a call today, we can help!
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