Blogs about Pain Management

Muscle Tension

          Why do I have muscle tension? How can I get this to go away? Can you just massage it out? How many sessions will it take to get that out? What exercises can I do? What foods should I eat? What oils would help out with this pain?

Has pain become your body’s ‘normal’ setting?

Has pain become your body’s ‘normal’ setting? I hope not, but if it has, you must keep reading. It’s almost weird not to be in pain... I hurt for years all over my body. I have told my shoulder story, but what I haven’t told you is about the miserable joint pain, back pain, and even stomach pain I suffered with since I was 16!  

Low back pain

Is back pain familiar to you? If so, you’re not alone. Eighty percent of the population of the US, at some point in their lives, with suffer from chronic or acute low back pain. That’s a frightening statistic. About 2% to 10% of people who experience low back pain develop chronic low back pain. The first thing most people do when low back pain strikes is reach for the pain pills. Advil and other over-the-counter medications have numerous side effects and will lose their effectiveness when used in the long term. Instead let’s use our body to heal our pain.

READ THIS- ON POSTURE

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YOUR POSTURE

BACK PAIN

BACK PAIN- PRACTICAL TIPSShane McLean, ACE Certified Personal Trainer with the T. Boone Pickens YMCA Today’s a bad back day. Again. Couldn’t have come at a worst time because you areA. Busy at workB. Out in the yardC.  Driving all day. D. Or your feet constantly.Sound familiar?

10 Top Tips for an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

 By Jesse Cannone | Published: January 7, 2013 ( Sharing the good stuff agian- Shane)

Myofascial Release Part 4

 

Myofascial Release Part 3

 Myofascial Release Part 3 I got some feedback from readers that I’m writing a little too technically.  Sorry everyone, when I get in science mode it’s hard to get out!  This time around I’ll try my best to make things as understandable as possible, but feel free to comment with questions or requests for further explanation.