Yoga Poses for Back and Neck Pain

Published on December 30, 2019 in Mobi Blog, Neck Pain, Neck Posture and Exercises

If you’re experiencing minor pain or cricks in your neck and back, you may consider practicing yoga to ease symptoms. Originating in ancient India, Yoga has since spread across the globe and become a common form of exercise and relaxation.  Often involving a series of poses, yoga employs a mix of stretching, balance, strength, and breathing techniques.

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Pinched Nerve in Neck: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Published on December 16, 2019 in Mobi Blog, Neck Pain, Neck Anatomy and Disease

If you’re experiencing a pinched nerve for the first time, it can be difficult to truly discern the cause without the confirmation of a doctor. Pain or discomfort from a pinched nerve, which is essentially a nerve that becomes damaged or compressed, often subsides within a couple days, but can sometimes last for much longer. Symptoms can range from mild to severe and may require medical attention in order to find relief.

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Degenerative Disc Disease

Published on November 20, 2019 in Mobi Blog, Neck Anatomy and Disease

Degenerative disc disease is technically not a disease, but rather a degeneration of the discs located in the cervical spine. It occurs when the cushioning discs in the cervical spine begin to break down over time. Subsequently, it’s a common cause of neck pain for adults and the elderly, though it’s also possible to cause some individuals discomfort early on. Aside from age, other risk factors include injury and a genetic predisposition to more rapid wear.

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Causes of Back Spasms

Published on October 2, 2019 in Mobi Blog, Neck Pain

A spasm in the muscle occurs when the muscle involuntarily tightens, resulting in intense pain that can last anywhere from a few short minutes to days. They typically feel sharp and sudden, with the pain radiating deep into the muscle tissue. It can also cause the muscle to feel especially hard, making it difficult or painful to move the neck.

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What to Expect From ACDF Surgery Recovery

Published on September 16, 2019 in Mobi Blog, Neck Anatomy and Disease

Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) is a surgery that relieves spinal cord and nerve compression in the neck by removing a degenerative or herniated disc. It’s a common, relatively safe procedure that often results in long-term success. While ACDF recovery time can depend on the individual, there are typical steps that most people can expect to experience in the weeks and month after surgery.

In this post, we’ll review what to expect after ACDF surgery, from post-op to a month out, as well as activities to avoid throughout recovery.

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