Can’t give up that pillow? – think again!

by Carl Parnham RMT I am not a pillow expert, but I deal with people’s proverbial “pain-the-neck” every day.  So, I did some research into pillows and here is what I found.  I came across this scientific study published in a physiotherapy journal (Physiotherapy Canada, Volume 63, Number 2, Pages 183-190).  Here they let people use their own pillow as well as other types.  The participants (106 of them!) were…

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The Desk Pain Blues

by Crystal King, P.T.S., B.P.E candidate –Preventative and Rehabilitative Exercise Therapist     A recurring theme that I have been seeing with patients at the clinic is a combination of back, shoulder and neck tension resulting in pain and discomfort.  Through my work at the Acupuncture Turning Point I have come to find that a commonality between the complainants is that they tend to be office workers,whose job requires them…

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