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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Keep Calm and “Ommm” With Yoga Pro, Monique Richard

February 9, 2015

The benefits of yoga include building stamina, strength, and flexibility as well increasing a body’s range of motion.  Salonpas sat down with Nashville, TN-based Monique Richard, an AAAI certified yoga instructor who is also a licensed and registered dietitian nutritionist and owner of Nutrition-In-Sight. “Beyond those benefits, pain relief has been associated with yoga in terms […]

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The Inside Drill About Dentistry

February 2, 2015

Anyone who has ever experienced tooth pain, whether it is from dental decay, injury or infection, knows how important it is to have a great dentist.  Salonpas sat down with leading New York City dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Dorfman, Director of The Center for Special Dentistry®, which includes a large group of general dentists and specialists […]

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Top Ten Holistic Pain-Buster Tips

January 23, 2015

Physical pain brings not only bodily discomfort but can cause stress, affect us at work and at home and alter how we interact with our family and friends. If you suffer from pain, you likely take OTC or prescription pain pills or tough it out. Whether you have arthritis, fibromyalgia, neck, shoulder or back pain, […]

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Firming Up with Celebrity Trainer Joel Harper

January 19, 2015

Celebrity personal trainer Joel Harper has been developing custom workouts for personal training in New York City for 18 years featuring simple exercises which produce immediate results. His clients range from Dr. Oz to Olympic medalists who are striving for break-through performances to 10 year old kids just learning to appreciate their health. With a client […]

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