This Arc4life How to article discusses how one should wear a lumbar support belt. There are many types of lumbar support belts available online today. You want to make sure your lumbar support belt fits properly and it proportioned for your body. Low back belts and supports can help patients with sciatica, lumbar strai...
Let me start off by describing what correct neck alignment is. Ideal alignment is having your neck straight up and down when looking at your posture from the front or back. When looking from the side you should have a smoothing flowing C-curvature. This squidoo lens will showcase for you what a normal and abnormal neck curve look like on x-ray.
Have you ever been diagnosed with "military neck"? It basically means that your neck curve is straight and not the proper c curve that it should be. It is also known as loss of cervical lordosis or having a hypolordotic curve in the neck spine (loss of the cervical curve, the spine may not be completely straight but there is a loss of curve there.
Have you ever awoken up with pain on the one side of the neck? Maybe you had tingling into your fingers. Or Numbness into your arm? Are you tossing and turning all night because your pillow loses shape and does not give your neck the support that it needs?
So you wake up in the morning, ready to conquer the day, and BAM, you cannot turn your head and neck to the right side. Brushing your teeth, taking a shower, making the bed, making breakfast- all of these tasks are excruciating...and then driving to work.
I am sure you have heard of the MyPillow Pillow. Yep probably on late night tv or one of the financial tv stations. Well just in the last month of October, Mypillow reached a 1 million dollar settlement after lawyers accused the pillow company of false advertising.
After most neck surgeries it is recommended that you wear a neck collar. This specialty neck collars holds your neck stable after a neck fusion surgery. Read more about what Ms.Palmer used here.
Strengthening Exercises for the Neck and Lower Back that Work to Relieve Pain.