Yoga Helps to Battle Back Sciatica Pain

Sciatica is a difficult condition to treat because there could any number of causes behind the pain and/or numbness. Despite the complexity, a form of treatment that many would agree helps to relieve symptoms is yoga. Not only does it help to relax the mind, but many poses target the affected areas of the pelvis, low back, and legs. Read the full article here: Easy And Effective Yoga Stretches For Sciatic Nerve Pain Relief

Relieving Pain Through Light

There might be a bright future for pain relief… literally. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have found a way to activate the pain-blocking receptors in the brain through the use of light. It stimulates the same areas as opioids like morphine which tend to be highly addictive. Read the full article here: Using Light instead of Drugs for Pain Relief

The Pain Relieving Wonders of Acupuncture

Acupuncture can not only relieve pain as well or better than other treatments, according to this Pain Clinic doctor, but it can also facilitate the healing process for lasting relief. The doctor himself decided to try acupuncture after severe back injuries almost had him undergoing surgery. But after the acupuncture treatments, he felt completely better within six months. Read the full article here: No More Pain – Acupuncture to the Rescue!

How Eucalyptus Oil Can Help Airplane Ear Pain

In this Q&A health column, a reader writes in about inhaling eucalyptus oil to relieve the intense ear pain they have while flying. The pharmacists responded by noting that the herb has been proven to be beneficial for nasal congestion and is actually found in cough drops and popular rubs. Read the full article here: A whiff of eucalyptus overcame my ear pain

Managing Arthritis Through Natural Methods

Arthritis and joint pain may be difficult to cure completely, but they can still be managed in natural ways. The first two methods presented in this article go hand-in-hand. They involve weight loss, which helps to reduce the load on the joints, and exercise, which can contribute to weight loss but also enables more mobility. Read the full article here: 5 Natural Remedies for Arthritis and Joint Pain

An Easy DIY Pain Reliever Made From Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has become extremely popular in the last few years because it’s all-natural and contains beneficial fatty acids. In addition to moisturizing the hair and skin, coconut oil can also be used as an emollient in a pain relieving cream. The included recipe also features cayenne pepper which generates muscle-relaxing heat and peppermint oil which acts as an analgesic. Read the full article here: Make Your Own Pain-Relieving Cream With Coconut Oil

The Pain-Relieving Power of White Willow Bark

It’s not talked about as much, but white willow bark is reportedly a versatile natural remedy that can reduce pain and inflammation, help with cardiovascular issues, and relieve cold symptoms. The bark, which comes from the White Willow tree, gets turned into salicylic acid in the body. It can be consumed as a tea, supplement, or in a vaporizer. Read the full article here: Natural and Green Pain Relief Solutions

Arthritis Sufferers Turning to Alternative Therapies

According to this arthritis expert, alternative treatments are becoming more popular with arthritis pain sufferers because traditional medicines haven’t been able to provide lasting relief for many. Among the most common therapies are acupuncture, which has been shown to help relieve pain, and exercise, which can improve the patient’s range of motion. Read the full article here: Alternative remedies for joint pain

Quell Wearable Pain Relief Device To Go Retail

For those who have been waiting for the wearable pain relief device Quell, it looks like it will be available for sale in stores soon since a distribution deal was recently struck. Quell claims to relieve pain by stimulating the nerves and causing the brain to send out pain blocking signals. Read the full article here: Wearable pain relief device set to hit store shelves due to distribution alliance

Pain Relief and Other Benefits of Eating Spicy Foods

Spicy foods may be a taste preference for some, but research has shown that it can have a real effect on the body. In addition to speeding up the metabolism and slowing down the aging process, chili peppers offer medicinal properties. One such benefit is that the heat component called capsaicin helps to reduce pain by improving circulation. Read the full article here: Spicy food: The pros and cons of added heat in your meal