If you’re feeling that tight, tense, achy sensation in your back muscles, you’re probably one of the many victims of back pain, but do you know exactly what causes it?
Family gatherings can be a major cause of holiday stress, especially if you’re the one cooking. Making sure you have enough food, making sure it’s ready on time, and of course making sure your guests are impressed are all contributors to the unnecessary stress in the kitchen. To keep it stress-free in the kitchen, be […]
If you already use some sort of massage therapy to reduce stress and pain, you know the health benefits that it can have for you. Those same health benefits now apply to pets who are beginning to get massage therapy as a preventative and rehabilitating measure. If you think it sounds crazy to get your […]
You may not realize it but when you are in pain, you communicate it through body posture, which people are naturally programmed to recognize and react to. This can help reduce how you feel pain simply by having the support from others.
If you’re doing everything possible to reduce your pain but still feeling it, there might be a different way for you to try. A new study on pain reduction using two pain inhibitory paradigms showed two separate inhibitory mechanisms, which might open a future door to better targeting of treatment approaches. This would be because […]
A recent study shows that smokers are three times more likely than nonsmokers to develop chronic back pain, but ditching the cigarette could cut their chances of developing it. This is because smoking affects the way the brain responds to back pain by making people less resilient to an episode of pain. So while a […]
As if work isn’t already stressful enough, the holidays come just in time to layer on an extra load. Find out how to beat holiday business stress so you have enjoy the season!
Everyone experiences holiday stress, but not only does it cause anguish and even sickness for you, but for your pets as well. When you’re stressed at home, and constantly running around trying to get everything in order for the holidays, you risk the chance of neglecting your pets, and accidentally changing their food and Bathroom […]
It’s a lucky day for employees in Germany! The German Labor Minister is proposing an “anti-stress regulation” law which will ban employers from contacting employees after hours!
Do you worry that bending over or engaging in physical activities will cause an increase in your back pain or harm to your spine? You could be suffering from a condition that causes you to wrongfully assume movement and physical activity can cause injury or re-injury due to your low back pack. This is because […]