The most common cause of neck and back pain is poor posture. Bad posture mis-aligns the spine placing the muscles in the back and neck under unnecessary stress, which tightens the muscles and leads to painful knots. Many patients even complain of consistent migraines, which is often a symptom of poor posture.
Firsly in the news this week, the legalization of marijuana is slowly underway. With this past election, Oregon has fully legalized recreational marijuana making marijuana completely legal in three states, Colorado, Washington, and Oregon. Washington D.C. has voted for major decriminalization of marijuana, making it legal to grow six marijuana plants in one’s household and making it legal to posses up to two ounces of marijuana if one is over 21.
Is sitting at your computer giving you back pain or neck pain? In today's society, many of our duties revolve around the computer. While technology is a great benefit to society, this does not mean we may not be sitting at the computer for several hours each day.