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5 Exercises To Correct Forward Head Posture

By: Dr. St Jean Forward head posture is caused by office work, looking down at a smartphone for a long time, or a heavy bag.  In this video, we are going to talk about 5 exercises you can do to correct forward head posture in the comfort of your own home. What is forward head posture? Forward head posture is when the head translates forward in relation to the shoulder joint.  It is a very common modern day postural issue. […]

Eliminate Your Migraines By Avoiding These Triggers

By: Dr. St Jean A migraine is a complicated condition with a wide variety of symptoms.  It is debilitating characterized by moderate to a severe headache felt as a throbbing pain on one side of the head.  This is often accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and increased sensitivity to light or sound.  In this video, we are going to talk about how you can eliminate your migraines by avoiding these triggers that are fairly common. Hormonal Imbalances Hormonal imbalances are […]

Eliminate Neck Pain with These 3 Exercises

By: Dr. St Jean The neck is a complex structure. It supports the head while moving in several directions which makes it more susceptible to pain and injury. In this video, we will talk about how to eliminate neck pain with these 3 exercises that you can do pretty much anywhere and are going to eliminate your neck pain, right now. Scenario: Ouch! Neck pain! You are watching and you suddenly have localized tight achy, dull-type pain.  You have radiating pain that is sharp, […]

Hidden Sources of Neck Pain

By: Dr. St Jean Neck pain is a fairly common complaint.  Today, we are going to talk about some of the hidden sources of neck pain which are often overlooked.  We are going to talk about how tight scalenes, forward head posture, gallbladder issues, and improper sleeping postures can actually cause neck pain and what you can do about them. I am going to let you in a little secret here and it is pretty straight forward.  It is impossible […]

Stretches For Neck Pain Relief

By: Dr. St Jean   Neck pain can be caused by a variety of situation such as stress, injury, or illness. In this video, I am going to talk about different type of stretches for the neck specifically stretches for your upper trapezius, your levator scapulae, and your SCM also known as sternocleidomastoid. Safety Before Stretch! Of course, there are other muscles in addition to the once you see here. All of which can either directly or indirectly caused pain via strains or just […]

Are Hormonal Imbalances Causing Your Headaches & Migraines?

 By: Dr.St Jean Hormonal imbalances are puzzling. So much so if they’re causing your headaches and migraines.  Hormonal imbalances are very common cause of headaches. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about migraines, tension headaches, or cluster headaches. There’s a ton of different types of headaches, but in most headaches, hormonal imbalances are something that we want to consider, especially in migraine headaches. First of all, your hormonal system is pretty complex. There’s a bunch of structures called glands throughout your […]

Is Your Headache a Migraine?

By: Dr. St. Jean Migraine headache is an extremely debilitating group of neurological symptoms. It can actually attack anyone. You either may know someone who is afflicted by migraine or you yourself may be impaired with it. In this article, we’re going to talk about how you can tell whether or not the headache you’re experiencing is actually a migraine to help you on your way to recovery! We treat headaches and migraines here in the clinic all the time. […]

Low Back Pain: 3 Common Types

By: Dr. St Jean I think you’ll agree with me when I say….when you have low back pain, you REALLY want to figure out what the problem is quick and get out of pain!  In this article, I’m going to show you the 3 most common causes of low back pain.  We are going to talk about sprain/strains, disc injuries and spinal stenosis. If you are suffering from low back pain, there’s a high probability one of these 3 things is […]

Is Your Low Back Pain A Medical Emergency?

 By: Dr. St Jean Do you have low back pain?  Did you know that in certain situations, it your low back pain could be considered a medical emergency? It’s crucial that you pay careful attention here as this is very important topic. Many of us are familiar with other medical emergencies.  If someone is having a stroke, a seizure, or a heart attack, we would probably recognize these scenarios as an emergency.  From there, we know we have to go to […]

Is Your Low Back Pain Caused By Stenosis?

By: Dr.St Jean Maybe you have low back pain and sometimes you can’t walk. Most of your days are spent in fear, the more you try and do, the worse it is. You think there has to be a way to recover my health.  In this article, we will look deeper and see if your low back pain is caused by stenosis as well as the interventions you can do address it. What is Stenosis? Stenosis is the narrowing of certain body channels or […]

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