Category Archives: neck pain

2 Daily exercises to help reduce neck pain

Many instances of neck pain are due to repetitive postural strain. Forward head posture, rounded shoulders, and winging scapula are just a few postural deviations that can effect neck pain. Learn 2 exercises that you can do daily to help reduce your neck pain and stiffness. Please leave any questions down below in the comment […]

PT video: exercises for upper trap, shoulder, and neck tightness

Chronic neck and shoulder tightness can often be helped with simple postural exercises, check out the video below.  Let me know if you have any questions ~thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy,  Bellingham, WA

Neck pain after a whiplash injury

Unresolved neck pain, especially after a whiplash injury, may need to have the anterior (front of the neck) cervical musculature treated. The longus Colli is one of the anterior cervical muscles I find to be significantly involved with my clients who continue to have neck pain even though they have sought treatment. How do you […]

Little known fact about Concussions in youth athletes

Recent studies have shown that young female athletes (11-20 years old) take on average 6 days longer to recover from concussion related symptoms and return to their respective sport? Parents, pay close attention to your student athlete (boy or girl) to see if they continue to exhibit symptoms of a concussion, i.e. extreme fatigue, loss […]

Thoracic Spine Class: October 21st – 23rd, 2016 in Bellingham, WA

The Thoracic Spine ~From the Inside Out~ Weekend workshop presented by Ed Deboo, MSPT and Elizabeth Deboo, MSPT   Where:  2114 James St. Bellingham, WA When:  Meet, Greet & Introduction – Friday October 21, 6:30-9:00 PM, with light refreshments served. Workshop – Saturday & Sunday October 22 and 23, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM What: Lab/Experiential & Didactic Content Cost: $425, 14.5 contact hours […]

Video to improve your posture and help treat neck pain

Neck pain is one of the most common conditions we treat in our clinic. In addition to manual therapy and cervical stretching, it is important to address any postural influences on neck pain and to learn how to strengthen your scapular muscles. The scapular muscles form the “foundation” upon which the neck and head sits. […]