What Happens When You Crack Your Back?

what happens when you crack your back

Have you cracked your back by moving a certain way, stretching, or with the help of a friend? Sometimes cracking your back helps relieve pain or stiffness. At other times, hearing the pop and snap just feels satisfying. So, what exactly happens when your back cracks? Is it dangerous?

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How to Prevent Tech Neck in 5 Easy Steps

how to prevent and treat tech neck

Could reading this article hurt your neck? If you are using a computer or handheld device to read this, you may be increasing your risk for tech neck, a painful condition that develops when you look down at your phone, tablet, or laptop.

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What’s in a Headache?

what's in a headache

For most people, headaches are an annoyance that happens from time to time. Stress, poor posture, too much screen time, and sinus pressure can all cause the occasional headache. There are more than 150 different types of headaches, according to the International Headache Society.

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Chronic vs. Acute Inflammation & How Laser Therapy Helps Both

chronic and acute inflammation

The inflammatory response is part of the immune system, which kicks in when you have an injury or infection. Once your body has recovered, inflammation should go away. Sometimes inflammation does not go away, though, and this can lead to other health issues. Fortunately, laser therapy can help alleviate inflammation and address the underlying issue that causes inflammation.

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How Do We Feel Pain?

how do we feel pain

Pain is universal – everyone feels pain at some point in life. The level of pain they feel can vary, of course, from the severe pain of a broken bone to the minor insult of a paper cut. Pain can be the result of a wound, overuse injury, muscle spasms, or a long-term illness.

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How Laser Therapy Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

how laser therapy helps you keep new years resolutions

Do you make New Year’s resolutions to improve your health, but end up breaking them within just a few weeks? You’re not alone! Nearly half of everyone who makes New Year’s resolutions say they want to lose weight or get in shape, but about 80 percent of all New Year’s resolutions fail—often by the second week of February. Fortunately, laser therapy can help you keep your resolutions for better health this year and for a lifetime.

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