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Alcohol and Healing

May 12, 2023 | Comments Off on Alcohol and Healing

For people trying to rehabilitate from a variety of back-pain inducing conditions and injuries, the pain-masking effect of alcohol could be causing you more trouble than the consumption is worth. Alcohol is known for it’s anesthetic quality which make it an easy go-to when severe pain or stiffness has got you down. However, along with…

The Perfect Pillow

May 3, 2023 | Comments Off on The Perfect Pillow

It’s time to take stock of your pillow flock. How many of them are providing you with the comfort and support needed to sleep productively? On the flip side, how many of them are causing you to toss and turn in discomfort, and putting you at risk for obesity and depression? If assigning such serious…

Herniated Discs

April 24, 2023 | Comments Off on Herniated Discs

Herniated disc prevalence is on the rise in America. As modern trends lead us into more sedentary lifestyles, the cards become stacked against the spine’s chance at longevity. Cell phone obsession, desk-bound work schedules, and the wide availability of electronic entertainment have taught us to sit more than ever. At our office we are concerned…

How Stress Creates Pain

April 14, 2023 | Comments Off on How Stress Creates Pain

On the whole, our society operates with levels of stress that are bound to cause damage. Feeling great physically begins with feeling great mentally; how can you reasonably expect to overcome pain, lose weight or achieve any health objective if your mind is clouded by stress? We want to give you some reasons to consider…

Stretching with Resistance

April 6, 2023 | Comments Off on Stretching with Resistance

Resistance stretching is about optimization: it allows you to achieve the flexibility improvements of a stretch routine while simultaneously building muscle. The idea is counter-intuitive, relying on the notion that a muscle can be shortened and lengthened simultaneously, giving you the best bang for your buck when it comes to your time. The 2016 Olympics…

Eating for Herniated Discs

March 27, 2023 | Comments Off on Eating for Herniated Discs

There are no two ways about it: a healthy spine begins with the nutrients you ingest on a daily basis. The great thing about nutrition is that certain ingredients can be used to target certain conditions and help different parts of the body, so you can effectively customize your diet to account for any condition…

Fighting Sciatica

March 17, 2023 | Comments Off on Fighting Sciatica

Few things ruin a good day like a flare-up of sciatica. The condition characterized by pain and stiffness in the lower back, aching in the buttocks, and numbness and tingling in the lower extremities can make it difficult to stand up, let alone get on with your day. The longest nerve in the human body,…

Herniated Discs – How To Recover

March 8, 2023 | Comments Off on Herniated Discs – How To Recover

A herniated disc is the logical outcome of 21st-century lifestyles which require more time spent sedentary than in any previous generation. The degree of the injury dictates the severity of treatment: while some people may incur a herniated disc without even feeling it, for others the pain is so severe as to require surgery. Most…

Hydration For Health

February 27, 2023 | Comments Off on Hydration For Health

What is a way that you can immediately feel better, mentally and physically? The answer is simple and natural: drink more water.  Staying hydrated is essential for maintaining good health and overall well-being. The human body is made up of about 60% water, and water is needed for numerous bodily functions, including regulating body temperature, carrying…

Myofascial Pain Syndrome

February 19, 2023 | Comments Off on Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Prolonged Tension That Causes Pain Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder characterized by pressure in sensitive points in the muscles called trigger points. In MPS, the stimulus point of pain is not where symptoms are felt; rather, the pain is referred to other points in the body. For example, a point of tension…

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