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defaultDynamic Cupping - How it helps your Soft Tissue..

Date: November 5, 2017 | Time: 5:59pm | Posted By: Brian Prieto

Prieto ChiropracticVideo Link: bit.ly/2Am7RPSMy name is Doctor Brian Prieto from Yorba Linda, California and welcome to another video series. Today we are what we're going to talk about cupping. Some of the ancient cultures of Egyptian, Chinese, and Middle Eastern, used cupping as a source of treatment for a myriad of conditions. We want to talk about the modern version of cupping, we call "Dynamic Cupping". We use cupping to help draw the tissue away, helping to knock down inflammation,.... <view entire article>





defaultSitting in Front of the Computer is Literally Killing Us!..

Date: May 25, 2017 | Time: 12:16pm | Posted By: Brian Prieto

Video Link: http://bit.ly/2qgNdiGMy name is Doctor Brian Prieto from Yorba Linda, California and welcome to our section called "Questions that patients ask us".Did you know that sitting in front of a Computer for long periods of time is literally killing us? We are starting to understand more that living a sedentary life like sitting for long periods of time in an office chair for 8 hours a day can't be good for our bodies. Our bodies will function better when.... <view entire article>





defaultWhy Your Computer Mouse Can Give You Neck Pain!..

Date: May 9, 2017 | Time: 9:24am | Posted By: Brian Prieto

Video Link: bit.ly/2pYHBYvMy name is Doctor Brian Prieto from Yorba Linda, California and welcome to our section called "Questions that patients ask us".A real common problem in our society right now is the use of the computer mouse. Everyone uses the computer mouse and if used improperly, it can create issues in our neck and upper back. While on the computer using the mouse, typically our elbows are away from our body, and if we are in this position for.... <view entire article>





defaultWhy looking downward can give you neck pain! ..

Date: April 11, 2017 | Time: 12:38pm | Posted By: Brian Prieto

Video Link: bit.ly/2o3UPA5 My name is Doctor Brian Prieto from Yorba Linda, California and welcome to our video series called "Questions That Patients Ask Us". Today's topic is about is about neck and upper back pain caused from the forward head posture position. We see a lot of patients with complaints in the lower neck and the upper back area. Why is this a problem? Because when our head is too far forward when sitting at a desk or when.... <view entire article>





defaultWhat Position is Best to Sleep In?..

Date: April 4, 2017 | Time: 4:33pm | Posted By: Brian Prieto

Video Link: bit.ly/2nURAvnMy name is Doctor Brian Prieto from Yorba Linda, California and welcome to our video series called "Questions That Patients Ask Us". Today's topic is about sleeping posture. It's a very common question in our office. "Hey doc, what position is the best position to sleep in?" Well, let's talk about that. We're going to start off on the first position that's not good, and that's sleeping in the prone position, or sleeping on your tummy. When sleeping.... <view entire article>





defaultHeat vs Ice - How Do You Know Which To Use for Neck or Back Pain?..

Date: March 27, 2017 | Time: 9:45pm | Posted By: Brian Prieto

My name is Doctor Brian Prieto from Yorba Linda, California and welcome to our section called "Questions that patients ask us". Today's topic is when to use a heat (hot pack) versus ice (cold pack). "When do you use heat such as a hot pack? When do you use ice such as a cold pack?" Let's start off with a cold pack. If you have an acute injury or you just injured something or you're in a lot of pain,.... <view entire article>





defaultHow Can Your Pillow Hurt You? ..

Date: July 29, 2015 | Time: 11:13pm | Posted By: Brian Prieto

Patients ask me all the time "Which PILLOW is the best to use when sleeping?" My answer to that is the pillow that keeps your neck in the most NEUTRAL POSITION. First, what kind of sleeper are you? Do you sleep on your BACK? Do you sleep on your SIDE? Do you sleep on your TUMMY? Or do you MOVE ALL AROUND during your sleep?If you're a BACK SLEEPER then a big pillow or multiple pillows are not favorable for.... <view entire article>