A Focus on Pelvic Pain

Pain in the pelvic area or the tail bone could be considered embarrassing by some because of the general area, but it helps to talk about it openly to share solutions. After seeing numerous doctors, one executive finally found relief through intensive physiotherapy where he learned to consciously relax those muscles. Read the full article here: Graham Smorgon’s battle with pelvic pain

How to Relieve Tendonitis From Too Much Texting

With all the texting and gaming happening on devices, it’s no surprise that more people are getting tendonitis which is inflammation due to repetitive use. To prevent pain and damage in the fingers and wrists, try hot and cold bathing, stretches for the overused areas, and ergonomic supports during activity. Read the full article here: DIY Muscle Relief for Texting and Gaming Overload

Your Back Pain Could Be From This Form of Arthritis

Spondyloarthritis is a term that isn’t heard often, but it’s a type of inflammatory back disease generally diagnosed in younger people. For those with the condition, simple back stretches in a chair or on a mat can help to improve mobility as long as they are done with proper form. Overall, exercise and weight loss can make a big difference in easing pain. Read the full article here: Stretching to ease back pain

Don’t Swallow Your Digestive Pain, Fix It

As most of us probably know, digestive problems can be extremely uncomfortable to downright painful, whether it’s in the form of gas, bloating, heartburn, or constipation. These ten tips such as staying hydrated and eating whole foods can help your gut turn the corner to function pain-free over time. Read the full article here: 10 Simple Ideas To Heal Your Digestion Naturally

A Doctor Weighs In On The Homeopathy Debate

The effectiveness of homeopathic treatments has been debated for years, and it’s just gotten amped up with a recent Australian study that refuted the benefits. One doctor weighs in and attests to the benefits that his very own patients have gotten from such alternative therapies.

A Primer on Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, or the breakdown of cartilage between joints, is one of the most common forms of arthritis and one of the leading causes of disability for older people. This U.S. News & World Report piece offers a good overview of the condition as well as recommendations for treatment, including hot and cold therapy, and diet, sleep, and exercise. Read the full article here: Living With Osteoarthritis

Four Underrated Medicinal Plants

This expert in Ayurvedic medicine recommends four herbs that are used in other parts of the world for their medicinal powers. They include licorice, which can help to boost the immune system, and black pepper, which has anti-inflammatory and anti-drug resistance properties. Read the full article here: Four plants with the healing power to cure what ails you