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60-Second Fix For A Stiff Neck / Dr Mandell

When muscles shorten and contract they become very painful. This simple exercise technique has been known to trick the brain so the muscle can relax and lengthen.

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Neck Pain Release Stretch (How to Decompress Pinched Nerve) – Dr Mandell

Many doctors commonly overlook and misdiagnose this common condition worldwide. Doctors focus most of their attention to the spinal structures looking for herniated discs and pathological conditions in the spine. They commonly prescribe expensive diagnostic tests for unnecessary surgeries and procedures, raising your insurance premiums. The major nerves that come off the spine in the neck must first make its way between the anterior and medial scalenus muscles before it makes its way out to the body. Through chronic poor posture, poor ergonomics, forward head posture, rounded […]

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Stop Burning Pain in Shoulder Blades in Seconds (Simple Trigger Point Release Technique) Dr Mandell

Trigger points are discrete, focal, hyperirritable spots located in a taut band of skeletal muscle. They produce pain locally and in a referred pattern and often accompany chronic musculoskeletal disorders. Most of these conditions arise from poor posture, forward head carriage, rounded shoulders, and muscular weakness.

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Most Important Forward Head Correction Exercise (Help Correct Forward Head Posture) – Dr Mandell

This simple exercise technique can be done daily to help strengthen the weakened muscles that's causing forward head carriage and poor head posture.

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The Best Core (Medically Proven) Exercise to Flatten Your Stomach – Dr Mandell

The six pack you might be trying to achieve is not the muscle that you need to strengthen. This deep abdominal muscle when strengthened will be a tremendous asset for the way you look and feel.

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Exercises that Elongate the Neck to Remove Ugly Forward Head Posture – Dr Mandell

Forward head posture destroys the normal biomechanics of the neck causing significant spinal damage to the joints, muscles, ligaments, and discs.

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Quick Fix to Forward Head Posture (Damaging Effects) Comprehensive – Dr Mandell

Ideally the head should sit directly on the neck and shoulder, like a golf ball sits on a tee. The weight of the head is more like a bowling ball than golf ball, so holding it forward out of alignment puts a strain on the neck and upper back muscles, leading to disc degeneration, herniated discs, and pinched nerves. Poor posture directly affects your breathing, digestion, and many other internal organs.

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Love Hug Trapezius Stretch for Instant Neck Pain Relief, Tight Muscles, Headaches – Dr Mandell

This technique is beneficial to reduce spasm and muscle contracture of the trapezius muscle. Poor posture along with forward head posture causes these muscles to over-contract causing excessive amounts of lactic acid and toxins which lead to chronic pain and discomfort.

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Intercostal Neuritis Relief (Mid Back Pain, Rib & Chest Pain) – Dr Mandell

Intercostal Neuritis (Neuralgia) is inflammation of the intercostal nerves that travel from the back, around the rib cage, and to the front of the chest. This can affect breathing while trying to expand the rib cage. I will expand more on this condition in this video. Dr. Mandell

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Feed This To Your Brain and Say Goodbye to Chronic Pain – Dr. Alan Mandell, D.C.

The brain changes in response to changes in your body. Both positive and negative elements can impact the nervous system. Negative elements include injury, disease and stressful situations. Positive elements include senses, thoughts, emotions, beliefs, memories and movement. Becoming aware of the process of neuroplasticity and becoming aware of how thoughts, emotions and beliefs can impact pain, allows one an opportunity to intervene and change one’s relationship with pain.

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