There are many misnomers about meditation and it has been quite the controversial topic of the last few decades. Some people question the effectiveness of this practice, while others struggle with the religious and or spiritual element. Meditation can be traced back to before 1400 BC, where it was used to achieve focus and concentration. In fact, the word meditation comes from the Latin word meditari which means to concentrate.
More and more children are dealing with back pain, which leaves parents searching for solutions. Some experts believe that children in today’s society are not getting enough exercise, and this lack of activity is causing back pain for many of them. This is only partly accurate. Lack of exercise is a major contributor to back pain in children, but there are a few other factors.
Natural remedies are becoming more and more popular among people dealing with spine conditions. High doctor bills and harsh side effects are swaying people to look for safer, more affordable ways to treat pain. Of course, there is quite a bit of controversy over whether or not natural remedies are as effective as traditional treatments. [...]
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Long commutes and annoying cubical neighbors can make for a real long work day. A bout with back pain can make things much worse. For most people, there is no avoiding the long work days and the hours spent sitting down in front of the computer. However, there are a few things that you can do to avoid back pain at work. In this article we will cover the most practical and affordable tips for wiping out back pain at the office.
Amazing salaries and the spotlight of being an athlete is something that most of us desire. But truth be told, there is a hidden toll that athletes take that can linger for decades to come. You can not get to an elite level of athletics without hours of strenuous activity and repetition. Even a pitcher, who only pitches every 5 days, will throw hundreds of practice pitches per week. The wear and tear of this type of motion leaves retired pitchers in severe pain and addicted to pain killers. Many retired NFL lineman struggle to even walk up stairs just after their short career in the league. What separates professional athletes from amateur athletes is typically skill not more exercise, which means everyday athletes are just as prone to back and body injuries.
It may surprise you to hear that even athletes suffer from back pain. Wouldn’t all that exercise and working out prevent you from having back issues? Actually, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, back pain sidelines even the greatest athletes. You may remember quarterback, Brett Farve, struggling with an addiction to harsh pain drugs, in attempt to deal with chronic pain. It is not a surprise that a football player would deal with back pain, but even athletes in non contact sports struggle with back pain.
The speed of technological breakthroughs is nothing short of amazing. Modern medicine has helped us overcome so many illnesses and short comings. Although technology has not prevented people from getting back pain, it has led to several new approaches to healing back pain.
Despite what you may have seen or heard, you can actually get relief from herniated disc pain without invasive procedures. In fact, you can get lasting relief from the comfort of your home. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it’s not. The Healthy Back Institute has helped tens of thousands of people eliminate [...]
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What Causes Scoliosis Before we discuss the causes of scoliosis, let’s quickly summarize this term. Scoliosis is used to describe abnormal curvature of the spine. Are spines are supposed to be curved, aren’t they? That’s correct, a slight curve of the spine is required for our bodies to function the way they do. However, when lateral curvature is excessive it can cause pain and be very dangerous in extreme cases.
There’s no doubt that we get wiser as we get older. If we only knew then what we know now, right? Unfortunately, other things happen to us as we get older and our bodies have a real way harsh way of showing it.