With a number of individual joints making up the spine, the risk of development arthritis in these joints increase dramatically. Between each vertebrae is a cushion of cartilage, which, unfortunately, bears the potential for breakdown. With this, a person's quality of life can suffer dramatically, as any movement can be potentially painful or difficult. Core strengthening exercises and good posture can help prevent future back pain.
Imagine holding a bowling ball all day, everyday, over your head. Can you feel your shoulder muscles getting sore? Can you imagine walking to work, sitting at your computer, cleaning your house, playing with your kids, and all the time holding that bowling ball over your head? Well, that is essentially what your neck is doing all…