There are so many options when choosing a pillow, it can be rather confusing. The type and size of pillow can have a major effect on the health of your neck. First of all, don’t sleep without one. The reason for that is, one should always sleep on their side or back, and a pillow […]
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People try all sorts of things to get better sleep. Unfortunately, some of these attempts are counterproductive, resulting in further problems sleeping. In fact, good sleep has much more to do with the ability to simply fall asleep. Our brains need to go through cycles of sleep in order to have appropriate psychological and physical […]
There are more options than ever for bedding these days, from the standard type to memory foam to an air mattresses. You can also find air mattresses combined with memory foam. There are advantages and disadvantages to each. Conventional mattresses can be bought in all price ranges, but I caution patients against getting cheap bedding, because that’s […]
Sleep habits (referred to as hygiene) are the most important factors dictating our sleep health. Sleep hygiene is a variety of behaviors necessary for healthy, quality nighttime sleep and full daytime alertness. By these behaviors, we can affect directly our neuropsychology for improved health.
So often when a patient comes in with a neck or back complaint, they state that they can’t recall anything happening that caused the problem. That’s because they are thinking that nothing happened recently– car accident, fall off a ladder, etc. What tends to be the case in the majority of patients is that […]