Soon summer will be just a memory. Before you know it, you will looking to have some fun outdoors in the cold of winter. There are many ways to have fun, but keep in mind when the weather grows chilly, and warm breezes are replaced with icy winds, and freezing temperatures make for slippery surfaces, [...]
Car accidents are funny things. Not in the comical sense, of course, but in the fact that you may feel perfectly fine stepping out of your vehicle shortly after an impact, only to be way-laid a few days later with searing pain in your back, neck or legs. It seems as if your body has [...]
Sitting has not been faring well in the research world. As studies continue to emerge revealing the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle, tech professionals are standing up.
Are you suffering from muscle pain? These five simple tactics could help soothe sore muscles. Fish Oil: In recent research from Indiana University, participants who regularly took fish oil pills were found to have a lower likelihood of pain and sensitivity after completing strenuous workouts. The study lasted 30 days. The researchers divided the participants into two groups of 16 people and had each group take pills daily throughout the study period, with one group taking fish oil and the other taking a placebo.
After a car accident, you may feel a sense of shock or distress. Dealing with logistics like insurance and car repairs may even cause you to put off seeking medical treatment, especially if the accident didn’t cause obvious injuries. Like any trauma, a car accident causes your adrenaline levels to spike. This hormone prepares your body for action in high-stress situations and has a numbing effect on pain. After the threat is gone, you may begin to feel soreness and discomfort that you hadn’t felt immediately after the accident.
Why is sitting so bad for your back? Is back pain genetic? Researchers are always learning more about the science of spinal health. Read on for some facts that will help you better understand—and ultimately cure—your back pain.
If you are suffering from adult scoliosis, there are numerous therapies that might help you. You can also modify your own lifestyle in certain ways to reduce your symptoms. Here are five interesting truths about this spinal condition: […]
Millions of men and women worldwide are stricken with sleep disturbances and back pain. Since both of these problems are so incredibly common, Israeli researchers from the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and University of Haifa sought to expand our understanding of the connection between the two disorders.
Is your sciatica keeping you up at night?According to the Virginia-based National Sleep Foundation http://sleepfoundation.org/sleep-disorders-problems/pain-and-sleep, 15% of American adults say that they are suffering from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. The number is significantly higher among senior citizens, with one in two stating that they experience regular discomfort.
Smart phones may be smart, but they are weighing us down. Our heads are drooping to check our mobile devices, and we are paying the price with additional back pain. The angle we tilt our heads to read our phones and devices can put severe pressure on the back and neck. Discover how to avoid this unnecessary pressure and strain on the neck and back.
Karen Weintraub of USA Today brought us the story of Kimberly Smalling, who has fibromyalgia so severe that she can’t always raise her arms. Smalling takes out an analgesic back patch, splits it into pieces for each shoulder, and goes to sleep. This quick-fix over-the-counter pain relief solution has had value for her in the short term, allowing her to continue her career as a men’s hairstylist.