Top 7 Causes of Back Pain & How to Treat Correctly

Although back pain can manifest itself anywhere from the bottom of the spine to the neck, for the purposes of today’s article we will be focusing on the lower back exclusively. Lower back pain, also referred to as lumbago, is usually a symptom brought on by a number of different medical issues. It is typically caused by a problem stemming from one or more parts of the lower back, including the…

6 Tips On How to Garden with Back Pain

While many individuals find gardening to be a relaxing and therapeutic pastime, it can be taxing on your body, particularly if you suffer from chronic back pain. Gardening for lengthy periods might harm your back or aggravate an existing back discomfort. That isn't to say that you should scrap off gardening from your list and forget about it. Follow these 6 tactics for preventing back damage and…

How to Live in the Moment & “Just Be” in 2021

Living in the moment may sound like an old catchphrase, but there is real meaning behind it. To confirm this meaning, there is a quote that has been attributed to multiple people (even a movie): “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why we call it the “present”. Now that 2021 has been upon us for a few months, let us take stock of what life has been…

Six Ways a Patient Can Help Relieve Painful Headaches

The truth is that each one of us has had a headache at some point in our lives. The pain from a headache can range from minor, all the way to severe. They can affect our moods, and the way we deal with other people. They can make us cranky, and hard to live with. Imagine how your spouse or partner would feel if you’re being very cranky. The pain from a headache can make us want to withdraw from…

Five Non-Surgical Home-Based Treatments for A Herniated Disc

Have you ever helped a friend or family member move? And someone tries to pick up something that you know is way too heavy for them to handle on their own? And then someone else always yells “don’t bust a gut!”. But they’re just a little too late? That’s how a hernia is formed. That type of hernia forms because of a weak spot in the abdominal or groin muscles. It’s a painful experience. And the…

Top 8 Stretches to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Whether from advanced age or overwork, the lower back can get too strained and feel painful as time passes by. This area is made up of three groups of muscles that lift up your spine and support your upper body as you stand up and carry other objects. While your body depends so much on these muscles, overworking them can cause a tremendous amount of pain, making you unable to do any kind of…

How to Make 2021 Your Best Year for Health and Fitness Solutions and Motivation for Every Body’s Need

No matter what condition your health is in, one thing is clear; you can get in shape regardless of the challenges presented in this day and age.  Maybe the quarantine kept you away from the gym. Perhaps struggles with income put a negative impact on your health or fitness budget. The good news is, 2021 is filled with new opportunities to get your health back on track. There is no better time…

8 Home Remedies to Treat Osteoarthritis & Bone on Bone Pain

Osteoarthritis or OA, is a degenerative disorder that causes anywhere from moderate to severe pain. Up to this point, the most common method of treatment has been a combination of lifestyle changes and conventional medicine. However, as with any medication, there can be serious long term issues when you take them continually over the years. There has been much evidence that shows some home…

Top 8 Symptoms You Have Arthritis of the Knee

Commonly, age is a big risk factor for arthritis of the knee. However, that does not mean younger people cannot get arthritis too. While some people develop arthritis after an injury, others can develop it after an infection. You may also be at risk of developing arthritis of the knee if you are overweight. This is due to the extra weight that the knee has to bear. Whatever your risk factor or…