Do You Have Text Neck? Yes, It’s a Thing.

By |2015-03-15T10:18:09+00:00March 15th, 2015|

We all do it when we have a spare moment… look down at our smartphones. With 58% of American adults owning smartphones (we’re most certainly pushing a higher rate here in the Silicon Valley) how does it affect our health – more specifically our posture? Research from Dr. Ken Hansraj M.D. explains that the human head [...]

Neck pillows and other supports

By |2013-01-30T16:05:42+00:00January 30th, 2013|

I get asked all the time about pillows and devices that are commonly sold on the web. For headache patients, you can go broke buying devices and pillows and eye masks and so forth without any guarentee of relief.  When you wake up with a stiff neck and headache, there is a chance it could be [...]

42 Pound Head

By |2011-04-13T16:46:56+00:00April 13th, 2011|

The 42-Pound Head By Erik Dalton, PhD Edited by Paula Strauss, D.C. "For every inch of Forward Head Posture (FHP), the weight of the head on the spine increases by an additional 10 pounds." Kapandji, Physiology of Joints, Vol. 3. It's not uncommon to have clients walk into my office with a 12-pound head that's migrated [...]