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Nav J. Patient Expert

Glastonbury, Connecticut
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Which to use for my pain? Heat or Ice by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Here is dilemma that many patients face on a daily basis? I am having pain in my hip from arthritis. Which is better? Heat or ice? I bumped on knee on the coffee table ... Read on »
Cancer Fighting Foods- which foods to choose while at the grocery store? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Recently one of my family members was diagnosed with cancer- breast cancer. It appears that this has been really making the news too.  My husband and I have always eaten ... Read on »
Looking for an oversize moist heat pack? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain I recently had a patient request a large heating pack. She needed it for her back because she suffered from arthritis for a number of years. She could not find a hot back bi ... Read on »
I have a herniated disk, what are the symptoms associated with this? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain The symptoms of a disk herniation can go far beyond just pain. Either in the neck or the lower back. Symptoms can include numbness and tingling, a change in sensation, a dec ... Read on »
Keep Your Neck Muscles Loose and Limber by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Neck Pain and Stiffness can result sometimes after just plopping yourself into bed. It can be because of your actual sleeping position (for example sleeping on your stomach ... Read on »
If you Do A Lot of Sitting, Use a Low Back Pillow to Maintain Optimal Posture by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Some professions just require a lot of sitting: working at a front desk as a receptionist, being a taxi driver, being a truck driver, or even working at at a call center are ... Read on »
Back Pain From Bad Foot Posture? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Have you ever looked at the arches of your feet? Do you have flat feet or high arches? If yes, not having proper foot posture can cause foot pain, arch pain, knee pain, hip ... Read on »
The Best Pillow for A PInched Nerve in the Neck.... by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain My Recommendation for someone who has neck pain, numbness and tingling, weakness from a pinched nerve in the neck is the arc4life pillow. - Check out the Post here: Pillo ... Read on »
A Pillow that Helps you Sleep on your Back at Night by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Here is a highly recommended positiong pillow: the Knee Elevator. It Helps with persons who wish to sleep on their back. You simply place the pillow under your knees, and it w ... Read on »
Which Neck Pillow Should I Use if I have Been Diagnosed with A Disc Herniation in my Neck? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Here is a question that I get commonly. A patient is suffering with   neck pain, numbness and tingling in the arms or the hands, or maybe even weakness in the upper extremit ... Read on »
Change Your Favorite Pillow into a Neck Roll Pillow by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Okay sounds confusing but here is way to keep the pillow you have even if it is flimsy and losing support. Get a neck roll that you can slide right into the pillowcase where ... Read on »
Make Sure Your Mattress is aligning you properly at night by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain There are a few keys to good sleep: a good mattress, and a  proper neck pillow. One thing you want to make sure is that your mattress is not sagging. Often times, you will n ... Read on »
Should i sleep on a larger pillow or a smaller pillow? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain This is a very popular question that many people ask before they purchase a new pillow. Should I buy a king size pillow, you know i have a king size bed.... Well in mo ... Read on »
Learn more about neck pain by first looking at the anatomy of the neck by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain When neck pain strikes it can stop you in your tracks. You ask yourself, what is going on in there? Which muscle is being bothered? Why am I having this pain. Whether this p ... Read on »
The Hunchback Posture: How to Get Rid of It and Prevent it by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain You have heard of the famous hunch back of notre dame, but do you know someone who exhibits this posture? Maybe you noticed it on your neighbor that goes and checks his mail ... Read on »
Exercises for the Neck: Stretching and Strengthening is Key by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain One of the most important aspects of having good health is regular exercise. This also includes the neck and the back. Doing neck stretches before working out can be quite b ... Read on »
Looking for A Doctor that Provides alternative treatment for Sciatica by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain What is a natural treatment for bulging and herniated discs in the neck or lower back? The answer is non surgical spinal decompression. This treatment is great for someone w ... Read on »
How to Get Upper Back and Neck Pain Relief by Stretching the Trapezius Muscle by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain What is the Best way to  Stretch the Trapezius Muscle in Your back? Learn more about the Trapezius muscle and how to it stretched and your back pain free.   Click here to read ... Read on »
How to choose the best neck pillow: the Top 10 Factors to Consider by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Choosing the right neck pillow can be very confusing. Do you choose a foam, fiber, buckwheat, water, or bead filled pillow. So many choices.  What are the top 10 factors to co ... Read on »
"I Need A Firm Neck Pillow..." by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain The Tri Core family of pillows is the way to go. Another great pillow but definitely for those of us who like a harder pillow. One of the most common types of pillo ... Read on »