Does the Chronic Neck Pain You’re Suffering From Have You Worried? Top 9 Questions That Have People Concerned About Neck Pain Are you tired of suffering from chronic neck pain? Do you find it difficult to complete your daily activities due to the discomfort? If so, you’re not alone. Neck pain is a common problemContinue Reading »
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Top 9 Questions About Low Back Pain To Ease Your Worry
Here are 9 of the most common questions people ask about low back pain Who gets low back pain? What causes low back pain? What are symptoms of low back pain? What are treatment options for low back pain? Should I rest fully when I have back pain? Are there home remedies for low backContinue Reading »
The Use of Ice For Inflammation: A Prehistoric Approach That Should Be Discontinued
For decades it’s been common practice to apply ice to an injury to decrease swelling. The research supporting this approach has been very poor, and lately, studies are showing that ice may actually have a negative impact on healing. Why are so many health care professionals still using ice as a first line of defenseContinue Reading »
How To Avoid Slipping on Ice?
How to avoid slipping on ice? Living in Canada, our winters are filled with cold, snow and ice. Ice can be scary, since we don’t have the same level of traction as we do walking on asphalt or cement. Despite the unpredictable nature of ice, there are strategies and tips that you can follow toContinue Reading »
Tennis elbow – Stop being backhanded by elbow pain
Tennis elbow is the common term used for what is medically identified as lateral epicondylitis. This term simply means an inflammation around the outside of the elbow. Your forearm muscles attach to the epicondyle portion of the arm bone, and with repetitive activities over time or a traumatic event you can develop a tendonitis orContinue Reading »
Fear of ice?
This is a guest post written Meghan Fish-Bellefleur who suffers from an inflammatory arthritis known as Ankylosing Spondylitis to critique a product suggested to her. After suffering with sometimes crippling pain and stiffness for approximately 2 years, I was finally diagnosed with an inflammatory arthritis and auto-immune disorder, Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). Now with all thisContinue Reading »
Home Pain Management 101: Achieve Desired Relief With Ice or Heat
The single biggest question we get asked is what people should use for home pain management: ice or heat. Both treatments are great natural remedies that most individuals can use easily and inexpensively for minor aches, pains and injuries. When deciding which one of these options to use, there are a few principals to keepContinue Reading »