Back Pain

How Your Hamstrings Can Provide Relief From Back Pain

Seven ways changing your routine can make a big difference.<p>Your 20s might seem too soon for back pain. But if you sit all day and do high-intensity fitness (or, worse yet, don’t exercise at all), you may soon see no one's too young for an aching back.<p>In fact, back pain is the leading cause of …

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4 Yoga Poses to Get Rid of Chronic Lower Back Pain Once and for All

Chronic lower back pain is a serious ailment that can affect the entire body, making every day life difficult if not unbearable.<p>Pain, especially …

Yoga

How to Create a Back and Neck Pain Relief Kit

0 0 Edit this post<p>How to pack a neck and back pain toolbox to help cope with muscle pain without medication. While medication can be a life saver, …

Pain

Why Yoga Is Killing Your Back

It has been estimated that nearly 1 in 10 people worldwide suffer from low back pain.<p>A lot of people seek relief through the practice of yoga, but …

Yoga

Try Yoga for Back Pain

New guidelines released last week by the American College of Physicians (ACP) suggest that trying yoga for back pain is a good move.<p>The guidelines …

Yoga

Loosen up: The new stretch technique every runner needs to know

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Post to Linkedin<br>• Share on Google Plus<br>• Share via Email<p>While there are plenty of gadgets to help make …

Yoga

If You Can’t Hold This Pose For 50 Seconds, You Might Be Prone To Serious Health Problems

Are you looking for a specific exercise that will provide you with immense fitness and medical benefits? Are you looking for the most efficient …

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How You're Sabotaging Your Posture and Your Time in the Gym

Good posture means maintaining correct alignment of your body in a seated position, while standing, and during motion. <b>Most athletes and active people</b> …

Exercise

Santa Claus, Fairies, and Why the Transverse Abdominis/Multifidus Co-Contraction Theory Belongs in the Fiction Section

<b>I can’t remember when I first realized there was no Santa Claus.</b> Nor can I tell you when it first dawned on me that advocates of the transverse …

Pain

Use Your Head to Save Your Neck: 4 Ways You're Causing Neck Injury

There is a disturbing trend within our Breaking Muscle and CrossFit community. There are a growing number of neck injuries, strains, and pain. <b>People</b> …

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Doctors Have Been Treating Lower Back Pain All Wrong

New guidelines champion alternative treatments over drugs.<p>When Julie Price threw out her back for the second time in December, she knew she needed help.<p>“It was immobilizing and intense,” Price, a 37-year-old New York City-based accountant, told The Huffington Post.<p>Price, a former athlete, felt she …

Chronic Pain

Troubleshooting Your Most Common Cycling Pains

Here's an at-a-glance guide to common cycling pains, from causes to solutions<p>Riding a bike shouldn’t hurt. If it does, something is wrong, generally with your fit, gear, bike setup or riding style. With all those moving pieces, deciphering just what’s gone awry can be tricky. So we turned to …

Bicycling

Here's What Too Much Sitting Does to Your Body

Sitting is such a paradox. After a long day, you relish the opportunity to plop down on the couch and settle in for the evening. But cozy up in that …

Yoga

What is the best position to sleep in?

Emily is a mother located in Florida who has a borderline obsession with coffee. Her blog will cover lessons learned as a parent that also has a …

Pain

low back pain...the new way to treat

Friday, February 17, 2017<p>Emergency doctors get it. The patient arrives in the ER complaining of pain and wants relief. What the patient does not …

Chronic Pain

The 4-Week Plank Challenge: Week 3

We’re ditching sit-ups and crunches to give you seven toning plank variations that’ll work more muscle groups and burn more calories. It’s Week 3, …

Workouts

5 Stretches To Ease Your Lower Back Pain

When you're dealing with the aches and oftentimes debilitating soreness of low back pain, there's a good chance all you want to do is stay in bed. …

Pain

These Are The 8 Best and Worst Exercises For Your Back

Some of your favorite moves could cause serious damage<p>It happens to most of us sooner or later. A trip to the gym ends in a stab of pain and the recognition that you’ve just messed up your back. The only question is ‘how bad the pain will be?’ followed quickly by ‘how long it will last?’<p>But while …

Workouts

9 Luxurious Bed Pillows to Get the Best Sleep Ever

Best pillow for music loversA new smart pillow, ZEEQ streams music, stops you from snoring, and also helps you sleep smarter. It uses vibration to …

Wellness

Have lower back pain? Don't pop a pill, guidelines say

New guidelines from the influential American College of Physicians advise patients and practitioners to use all sorts of exercise, psychological …

Chronic Pain

Placebo and valium are equally effective for acute lower back pain in the ER

WASHINGTON -- Emergency patients treated with naproxen and placebo had outcomes as good as or better than patients treated with naproxen and diazepam …

Medicine

Why Your Hip Flexors Are Tight–And How to Relieve The Tension

Increase range of motion and eliminate residual pain with these easy tips<p>As mountain bikers, we rely heavily on our hip flexors. You knew that, …

Mountain Biking

How Mindfulness Can Cure Back Pain

Back pain is the primary cause of disability not just in the U.S., but in the world, so let's get a handle on it.read more

Chronic Pain

Leg Length Discrepancy | Mark Rippetoe

A surprisingly large percentage of the population has a Leg Length Discrepancy (LLD) – I’ve seen estimates, probably conservative, that 70% of the …

Workouts

11 Exercises To Relieve Lower Back Pain

If lower back pain is a constant annoyance in your life, you might be wary of working out in fear of making it worse—and understandably so. However, …

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How to exercise safely when you’re pregnant

Last week, a flurry of celebrities announced that they are expecting babies. While Matt Damon let slip that Amal Clooney was expecting twins, Beyonce and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley took to their social media accounts to reveal their news. The former created an artistic shot complete with a green …

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Prescribe exercise not drugs for lower back pain, say US health chiefs

British GPs have come under pressure to stop handing out painkillers for people with lower back pain after American health chiefs said patients should be prescribed exercises first.<p>The American College of Physicians has changed its official advice, telling doctors to prescribe treatments such as …

Chronic Pain

8 Ways You Can Knock Out Back Pain Without a Pill

Because pain is, literally, all in your head<p>Pain is personal. No blood test or scan can tell your doctor how much of it you’re feeling. And what relieves one guy’s aches might not make a dent in yours. That’s because pain is, literally, all in your head.<p>Like feelings of warmth or pleasure, pain is …

Chronic Pain

This Is How To Fix All Your Sleep Problems With Science. How Did I Miss This Before?!

We spend about a third of our life sleeping. Both the quality of our night’s rest and our overall health depend directly on our sleep posture and on …

Bedtime Stories

Back Stretches to Improve Spinal Mobility

Are you getting that nagging ache in your back again? Sitting at your desk for most of the day can cause you to adjust your position every few …

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