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Top Five Ways to Improve Posture and Reduce Back Pain

August 29, 2016

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 […]

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Top Five Reasons to Go Topical for Pain Relief

August 22, 2016

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– […]

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Top Four Ways to Reduce Stress Related Pain

August 15, 2016

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 […]

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Finding Relief from Vacation Pain

August 8, 2016

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 […]

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Five Water Exercises to Alleviate Chronic Pain

August 1, 2016

  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 […]

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Role of Gluten-Free Diet with Autoimmune Diseases

July 25, 2016

‘To eat gluten or not to eat gluten’ is the topic du jour.  For people with autoimmune disease, what are the benefits of following a gluten free diet?  Salonpas spoke with doctors and wellness professionals about gluten free living for people with autoimmune issues.  “Eating gluten-free without guidance is dangerous,” says John Doll, Founder of […]

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The Martial Arts of Wellness

July 18, 2016

Salonpas® sat down with Kung Fu Master, Sifu Matthew, who invented the Martial Arts of Wellness to learn about his unconventional approach to healing which involves moving electromagnetic fields.  He claims to be able to shift energy and the forces of elements for rapid healing. Matthew spent over forty years training in the Martial Arts […]

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Owww…my Feet Hurt!

July 11, 2016

Do your feet hurt? We don’t think about our feet until they are in pain.  What are the primary causes of foot pain?  What can a sufferer do to get relief?  What is the best footwear to wear to combat foot pain? Donald W. Beck, D.P.M., fellow of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and […]

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Thank a Veteran Today

July 4, 2016

Today is the Fourth of July and we are celebrating Independence Day. But what makes this day special?  Fireworks may capture our attention, but it is important to remember why this day is so extraordinary. What gives the Fourth of July its significance is that our Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress […]

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What to Expect After an Epidural Steroid Injection

June 27, 2016

By Oklahoma Pain Management If you have chronic pain, relief seems like a pipe dream that may never happen. Activities of daily living can be painful, leaving you feeling distraught and frustrated. One way to relieve that pain is with the use of epidural steroid injections, or ESI, which are commonly used to treat pain […]

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