What is causing your throat pain? What is causing your throat pain?

Throat pain or tension in the front of the neck can come from restricted joint motion of the neck, jaw or TMJ issues, and tension to the muscles of the neck and jaw. You may have a sore throat or a sensation in the back of the throat called globus. The important finding is that your doctor is unable to find a reason for your throat pain.

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Sinus pressure or pain? It may not be a sinus infection. Sinus pressure or pain? It may not be a sinus infection.

Sinus pressure or pain can indicate a sinus infection OR it may be referred pain coming from the neck. You may have symptoms of sinus pain but when imaging is done the sinuses are clear. Imaging to clear your sinuses, MRI, medical CT, or the much lower radiation cone beam CT can show us your sinuses. If they are clear and you have facial or sinus pressure and pain then it is coming from another source. One that can be treated.

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Turmeric Curcumin. Is it safe? Tips to help decide Turmeric Curcumin. Is it safe? Tips to help decide

Safety considerations when taking Turmeric Curcumin. This supplement is considered safe in lower doses but there are a few things to be aware of when taking this supplement. Here are some tips and resources to help. There are certain conditions that should use caution with Turmeric Curcumin. A history of kidney stones, gallbladder disease, iron deficiencies, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Diabetics should be aware that Curcumin can reduce blood sugars.

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How to pick a pillow How to pick a pillow

This video is about the process in picking the right pillow for you. For side sleeping remember to 'fill the holes' and keep the spine straight with enough support. If you have tried 2 or 3 pillows and your neck pain or headache pain continues then the problem is not your pillow but your neck.

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Vision Exercises, convergence and divergence Vision Exercises, convergence and divergence

Difficulty with grocery stores or driving? You may have a convergence insufficiency and a lack of smooth pursuit or eye tracking of objects as they move away or towards you. This exercise helps improve your ability to improve your eye coordination.

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