Yet Another 4 Causes of That Pain in Your Neck

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You might be thinking, “Really, Roberta, a third list of neck pain causes?” In a word, yes! I’ve mentioned before that neck pain is one of the most frequent reasons people give for coming in to my Park Avenue Center for Wellbeing. Persistent neck pain, if left unaddressed, is a problem that not only decreases… Read more »

3 More Ways to Avoid Those Pains in Your Neck

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In my last newsletter, I discussed computer habits that can lead to neck pain. But when it comes to the workaday world, the truth is, computer usage is not the only pain in this area of your body. Even people who don’t spend a lot of time with computers wind up with neck stiffness and… Read more »

I've got a headache this big….

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If you’re a headache sufferer, you know that there are times when it’s virtually impossible to look, feel, think, and live your best. Debilitating headaches can cripple your personal as well as professional life, often resulting in postponing activities, deadlines, and daily tasks for hours or even days. My 3Rs are great for identifying solutions… Read more »

Headaches? Don't Sleep Late On Sunday.

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If you think a taste of chocolate, a glass of wine, and sleeping late on weekends are harmless vices, think again. Those innocent indulgences are just a few of the most common triggers of headaches. But don’t give up hope just yet. It’s possible you may be able to enjoy your favorite things and headache-free… Read more »

Putting the 3 R’s to work in your life

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The “3 R’s” I listed in my last post,–Recognize, Reframe, Reclaim–,sound great on paper, and using them has a positive effect on overall wellness, even for people with chronic pain. But it takes work. Roll up your sleeves: here’s how to put these steps to work. R#1 – RECOGNIZE the mind-body connection Verbalizing positive thoughts… Read more »

Roberta’s 3R’s: Three Steps to Ease Living with Pain

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Are you living…or are you just existing? Pursuing a fulfilling life—even if you are in pain–can be a challenge, but “Roberta’s 3 R’s” below are positive steps you can take right now to direct the course of action pain has on your life and purpose. Neck, back, joint, and other pains and inflammation all can… Read more »