Monthly Archives: August 2016

Top Five Ways to Improve Posture and Reduce Back Pain

What is the role of poor posture and back pain? How can someone with bad posture improve it? Salonpas connected with leading wellness professionals for tips and techniques. “Back pain is a serious public health problem that not only affects adults, but is now seen increasingly in children and adolescents,” says Dr. Hallie Zwibel, Director of Sports Medicine at the New York Institute of… Read More
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Top Five Reasons to Go Topical for Pain Relief

Why are pain patches and other OTC topical medications in the form of sprays, gels and creams taking hold in the United States?  Pain patches, widely used instead of oral painkillers outside the U.S., could help Americans avoid uncomfortable or dangerous side effects that often result from popping aspirin and other pills. Localized, Targeted Treatment– One of the primary benefits of… Read More
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Top Four Ways to Reduce Stress Related Pain

Stress affects everyone.  Symptoms of stress may emerge when faced with deadlines at work, juggling your finances or when coping with a sick child or parent.  But what is stress?  “When you feel threatened, a chemical reaction occurs in your body that allows you to act in a way to prevent injury. This reaction is known as "fight-or-flight,” or the stress response. During stress… Read More
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Finding Relief from Vacation Pain

Vacation time is here with many people taking active vacations that involve kayaking, biking, swimming, hiking, etc.  It is not uncommon for vacationers to over-exert themselves and experience vacation related pain.  What are some tips and techniques to ensure a pain-free vacation? Just the process of traveling to a vacation spot can be painful with long bouts of sitting in an… Read More
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Five Water Exercises to Alleviate Chronic Pain

  By Oklahoma Pain Management It’s simple: exercise is good for you. It can increase a person’s outlook on life and improve health problems. Although exercise is important, especially for chronic pain management, it can be challenging because of the impact it can place on your body. A great, low impact, exercise for chronic pain sufferers is… Read More
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