Have you ever experienced a pinched nerve? If so, you know that it can be an annoying and painful condition to deal with.
A pinched nerve occurs when too much pressure applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues, bones, cartilage, muscles or tendons pressures and disrupts the nerve's function.
One of the best ways to rel … Read More
Sneak Peek of My NEW Live Pain Free® Cookbook:
Your body responds to the foods you eat in many ways… give it the right stuff, and you create an abundance of energy along with minimal inflammation.
And lowering inflammation means living pain free.
Now, what should we eat at breakfast to support healing and reduce yo … Read More
I’ve shared before how heat can relieve muscle aches, joint pain and bring healing to soft tissue injuries.
And I’ve made no secret of how far infrared heat is the most effective way to bring deep, healing heat to your body outside of the sun itself.
Those wonderful sunrays – and likewise the safe, deep penetrating hea … Read More
If you have joint pain, you’ve probably tried using a heating pad for relief. But have you ever noticed that the pain comes right back as soon as you turn it off? That and it’s difficult to get most heating pads to stay put where you need them.
By the time you’ve awkwardly held the pad around your knee or elbow for 15 min … Read More
I'm part Irish, so I had long wanted to visit Ireland... for it's deep history, for its beautiful sights like the rugged cliffs on its west coast and the power of the Atlantic ocean pounding on it's shores.
A couple years ago, I finally made this dream come true... and “The Emerald Isle” was even more amazing than I had i … Read More
One in five Americans struggle with chronic pain, according to a 2014 survey.[i] Of the nearly 35 million adults with persistent pain, 67 percent said their pain is “constantly present” while more than 50 percent said the pain is sometimes “unbearable and excruciating.”
If you’re facing this daily battle, you know it’s no … Read More
The only thing worse than struggling with chronic pain is watching your partner struggle with it. It’s a helpless feeling to watch someone you love deal with pain. At the same time, chronic pain affects a person’s daily life on so many levels – emotionally as well as physically.
Your partner may be struggling with emotion … Read More
Pain is a highly individual complex experience involving biochemical and neurological reactions. Your experience of pain from, say, stubbing your toe will be entirely different from that of your spouse or colleague – even if the same amount of force is exerted.
What shapes an individual’s pain sensitivity or tolerance is … Read More
Your feet hold one-quarter of the bones in your body (26 in all), along with 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and multiple tendons that allow you to walk, point your toes, jump, hop, skip and move in countless other ways.[i]
It is not normal for your feet to ache, though it may seem that way because the majority of Am … Read More
Pain is the most common reason why Americans visit their doctors. It’s also a leading cause of disability (including the leading cause of long-term disability).[i]
Costs relating to pain — including health care costs, lost income due to decreased function, and more — are estimated to reach up to $635 billion annually in t … Read More