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Salonpas Interview with Biomechanic Product Innovator

Few would have predicted that a Lenin scholar from Siberia who was born in the heart of the Cold War would ultimately create biomechanical innovation called The Pelvic Clock.  Salonpas sat down with Yana Blinova, a rhythmic gymnast turned biomechanics expert and inventor, to discuss the personal health motivation behind creating The Pelvic Clock: How did you go from gymnastics to… Read More
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The Knees Have It: Pain Relief Tips for Knees

By Oklahoma Pain Management Imagine 5 o’clock traffic on a Friday. Traffic is backed up for miles in each direction, and it seems as though the drive home will take hours and the weekend will never begin. The knee is a major highway intersection in the body, connecting tendons, bones, and ligaments. This intersection keeps leg movements smooth,… Read More
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Upward Salute with Veronica Zador – A Salonpas® “Wellness Warrior”

In our second installment of the Salonpas® “Wellness Warriors” series where we connect with people on the forefront of health and wellness, we meet certified yoga instructor Veronica Zador, director of the first hospital-based teacher training program in the United States, the Beaumont School of Yoga Therapy. Zador, a former yoga school owner and yoga therapist at Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak, teaches yoga… Read More
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Meet Dr. Kathy Gruver: Wellness Warrior

Salonpas® introduces our “Wellness Warriors” series where we connect with people on the forefront of health and wellness.  In our first installment, we speak with Kathy Gruver, PhD, The Alternative Medicine Cabinet, author, licensed massage therapist, Reiki master, hypnotherapist and leading authority on health and wellness, about her journey. How did Kathy get into the world of holistic healing? … Read More
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Top Tips to Reduce Hand Pain Due to Smartphone Overuse

With everyone and their mother using smartphones, it is no wonder that hand problems caused by overuse of the thumb have become common. Gamers have struggled with similar pain issues for years. Nintendo's instruction book actually recommends 10 to 15 minutes of rest for every hour of play. As electronic devices become even smaller and acquire more features, they encourage more use and require… Read More
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Managing Migraine Miseries

What are the signs you are having a migraine? What holistic, and OTC options are available for migraine sufferers? What can migraine sufferers do to prevent or reduce their migraines?  More than a basic headache, migraines are a debilitating disorder than can drastically affect the quality of life for sufferers. Salonpas® sat down with two leading wellness authorities to learn more about the mysterious… Read More
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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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