Monthly Archives: October 2015

Chronic Lower Back Pain Relief Tips

Lower back pain isn’t trivial. Americans spend billions each year on medications and treatments for back issues yet they are not changing their daily habits to naturally minimize their pain. If you suffer from lower back pain, the first steps to relief may be minimal changes to your daily habits. Furnish a Footrest Lower back pain… Read More
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How to Sleep with Chronic Pain

[caption id="attachment_1535" align="alignleft" width="228"] Back pain can interfere with getting zzz's.[/caption] Managing pain during sleep is a way of life for many people who suffer from chronic back and neck pain. Chronic pain can make sleeping difficult, and some research shows that difficulty sleeping can make pain seem worse. Your doctor may be able to identify the causes of your pain,… Read More
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Finding Natural Migraine Pain Relief

“Just about everyone has headaches,” reports the Migraine Research Foundation, “but migraine is not just a bad headache. It is an extremely debilitating collection of neurological symptoms that usually includes a severe recurring intense throbbing pain on one side of the head (although in 1/3 of migraine attacks, both sides are affected). Attacks last between 4 and 72 hours and are often accompanied by one or… Read More
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Easing Weekend Warrior Pain Woes

Are you a weekend warrior?  A weekend warrior is defined as a person who engages in athletic activity on weekends with minimal or no activity during the week.  Most warriors simply don’t have the time during the week to exercise with the intermittent strenuous activity increasing their risk of injury. [caption id="attachment_1515" align="alignright" width="150"] Dr. Derek Ochiai[/caption] Can… Read More
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Essential Oils for Pain Relief

Aromatherapy uses scents from essential plant oils that are either applied to the skin or inhaled. Aromatherapy for health purposes dates back thousands of years, playing an important role in the medical systems of the Chinese, Indians, Egyptians, Romans, and Greeks. Today it is one of the alternative treatments used for a wide variety of emotional and physical conditions including pain. … Read More
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