Best Work-Outs for Chronic Pain Sufferers

April 20, 2015

Chronic pain affects about 50 million Americans according to the American Pain Foundation.  Chronic pain includes osteoarthritis, back pain, migraines, nerve damage, fibromyalgia, shingles, and more. If you suffer from pain, there is a temptation to skip exercising.  Regular exercise can help reduce pain and improve a pain-sufferer’s quality of life. What activities do doctors […]

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Reducing Arthritic Pain

April 13, 2015

Over 50 million Americans have some form of arthritic disease with 1.5 million adults diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. How can arthritis sufferers, including rheumatoid arthritis patients, reduce their pain and live healthier lives? The Mayo Clinic defines arthritis as “inflammation of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain […]

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Becoming Lean and Pain Free with Pilates

April 6, 2015

Joseph Pilates, the late creator and inventor of the Pilates method, says that the “Pilates method of body conditioning is complete coordination of body, mind and spirit. It develops the body uniformly, corrects posture, restores vitality, invigorates the mind and elevates the spirit.” The principles of Pilates are consistent with an exercise program that promotes […]

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Top Ten Ways to Reduce Lower Back Pain

March 30, 2015

Did you know that 80% of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their life? It is a common cause of job-related disability with both men and women equally affected by pain which ranges from dull, continual aches to abrupt, harsh sensations that can leave the person debilitated. What causes lower back pain? […]

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Top Ten Ways to Ditch Excess Pounds and Become Pain Free

March 23, 2015

According to the American Obesity Association, episodes of musculoskeletal pain, and specifically back pain, are prevalent among the nearly one-third of Americans who are classified as obese. People with obesity-related pain represent are part of a national epidemic that includes 100 million Americans suffering from chronic pain and 150 million Americans who are overweight or […]

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‘Direct Impact’ of Concussions on Future Health

March 16, 2015

“Brain injuries from multiple concussions can ultimately lead to death,” says Dr. Harry Kerasidis, the go-to concussion expert with the answers every athlete, parent, coach, athletic director and league official needs to know on how to successfully prevent, detect and protect athletes from concussion-related brain trauma. With 300,000 sports related concussions, reported each year among […]

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‘Back’ in Control with Dr. David Hanscom

March 9, 2015

David Hanscom, M.D. is an orthopedic spine surgeon and author of “Back in Control: A Spine Surgeon’s Roadmap out of Chronic Pain.”  He currently practices at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA.  A large part of his practice is focused on salvaging situations in which patients have undergone multiple failed attempts at surgery.  Salonpas […]

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Doctors Prescribe Low-Tech Ways to Lower Pain

March 2, 2015

The doctors of Dallas-based Lumin Health™ say that back and neck pain are common due to factors like stress, improper body mechanics and wearing the wrong kind of shoes. However, each doctor below offers a few simple exercises, which can go a long way towards reducing pain and every day discomfort. Dr. Douglas Won, president […]

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East Meets West with Acupuncture with Christina Robich

February 23, 2015

Christina Robich has been a Registered Nurse for over 20 years and has practiced in some of New York’s most valued institutions. In the early 90′s, she desired to enhance her education and entered the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program at Mercy College. In August 2000, Christina received a Master’s degree and became a Diplomat […]

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MELT Away Pain and Stress by Rolling and Flexing

February 16, 2015

The MELT method, recently profiled in The New York Times, claims to alleviate chronic pain, aching joints, weight gain, stress, digestive problems, low energy and insomnia.  Salonpas sat down with Raleigh, NC-based Karin Singleton, who is an advanced MELT instructor, to learn more about this method which is taking the country by storm. As an […]

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