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Monthly Archive for December, 2009

Back pain responds to stretching but not just any old stretching.  The muscles that need to be lengthened are not necessarily the same ones that are complaining! Here’s an article that goes into more detail about the benefits of stretching. http://www.wordcures.com/HealthyLivingDIY/2009/03/stretching_is_just_too_much_wo.html You may not remember but when you were a baby you were stretching all […]

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Neck pain can come all the way from your feet! Moving your feet while you lay in bed can help you get rid of a stiff back, stiff neck or tight hip muscles.  Moving your feet actually causes movement in all of the muscles up to your head.  Why?  Because they are all attached! Here […]

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There are muscles in your back between the shoulder blade and spine called rhomboids.  There is one on each side.  The rhomboid muscles are often blamed for pain and knots in their area. Actually, that area can be the “symptom” and not the cause at all! People (including professional massage therapists) often massage the rhomboid […]

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome (TTS) means that you have symptoms that can make it uncomfortable or unbearable to walk.  The symptoms can be pain, burning, nervy sensations or tingling on the sole (bottom) of your foot. You may also feel it on the arch side of your ankle or in your heel. Symptoms are usually worse […]

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Inflammation causes pain and by changing your eating habits you can start reducing your pain.  Julie Hoffenberg and Sarah Woodward are the authors of the Healing Patch Cookbook and I had the pleasure of interviewing them today on Pain Relief Radio. Your body is trying to protect you with the inflammatory response.  Your diet, however, […]

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You can prevent and treat the symptoms of colds and flu naturally if you understand how your body works and the simple steps to take. Dr. Mercola explains it all. Shared by Kathryn Merrow, The Pain Relief Coach.

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