Are all topical pain relief creams safe? No. In fact, they can be downright dangerous. So says Dr. Terry Treadwell (founder of The Institute for Advanced Wound Care). In the October 2013 issue of the journal Wounds, he points out a widely prescribed topical pain reliever can: Make you look older (not what ANY mother […]
For most people, short-term pain relief involves taking some type of anti-inflammatory medication–Advil and Motrin being the most popular over-the-counter versions. These medications were originally designed to be used only once in a while, but many people now rely on them on a daily basis. Considering the dangers–heavy use increases the probability of stomach ulcers […]
I’m not normally a “crybaby,” but I have a powerful story to share below that literally brought tears to my eyes… After giving a presentation on advanced ways to stop pain to a group of medical professionals, a woman touched my shoulder as I was about to head into the bathroom… She smiled, introduced herself […]
One of the most common causes of back and neck pain is sitting or standing in an awkward position for too long. And what is virtually inevitable any time you’ll be spending a fair amount of time on a plane or train, or driving in your car while traveling? The fact that you’ll be crammed […]
… How They’re Linked & How to STOP the Suffering Fast Did you know that The Weather Channel maintains an “Aches and Pains Index” of the United States, which features a map showing where aches and pains are likely to be the highest on any given day? It’s not that they’re psychic … they’re making […]
They’re nature’s “BIG 8” for providing instant, powerful, and 100% safe pain relief… and some even help heal the underlying causes of your pain… But chances are you haven’t heard of most of these pain relievers. In fact, your doctor likely never even told you about these, either! The good news? As you’ll see in […]
The Best & The Worst (Including Those Containing a Potentially Life-Threatening Ingredient!) Chronic pain impacts 116 million Americans — that’s more than the number of people who suffer from diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined.[i] Back pain is by far the most common type of pain, with 27 percent of those who responded to […]
Most pain relief medications, including over the counter pills widely available on your local grocery store shelves, have dangerous side effects. But doing nothing when you’re in pain isn’t an option for most folks. That’s why we’re always on the lookout for new ways to safely, naturally help you get rid of pain. For example, […]
Menthol, one of nature’s most effective natural pain relievers, can already be found in products throughout your medicine cabinet, purse, and even your pocket. Fully 3,000 tons of menthol are manufactured every year for products like mouthwash, toothpaste, breath-mints, gum, lip balms and on the list goes. Yet menthol really shines when used in pain […]
Forward Head Posture is one of the most common postural problems in our so-called “modern” society. In actuality, it is the modern lifestyle that is responsible for it-as we’ll see in a minute. In essence, FHP is the result of either repetitive forward head movement, or the carrying or holding of the head in a position where the ears are forward of the shoulder plum-line.
Proper postural alignment finds ankles, knees, hips, shoulders, and ears all falling along the same vertical line. The relatively heavy head must directly rest on the neck and shoulders, like a golf ball on a tee.