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You can have stronger abdominal muscles and feel better, look better and have less pain in your back, neck and head. This very simple movement requires no special equipment…just your muscles.

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This email is from a reader who was looking for information to help understand why she had pain in her back around her shoulder blade (scapula) and ribs. Keep reading to get lots of tips about how to get rid of upper back and shoulder blade pain naturally. “Hello, it is so nice to read […]

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Arthritis is probably the most common word that doctors use. Just because something is stiff or hurts that doesn’t mean it’s arthritis. It could be out of balance or tight muscles pulling over that joint. Muscles are the most common cause of aches and pains.  Out of balance muscles actually cause arthritis! There’s a really […]

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If you suffer from pain in your lower back and neck you can benefit from a lumbar support pillow.  It’s easy to make your own and it’s a good way to get natural back pain relief. You can create

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What’s the most common cause of upper back pain?  Muscles! Upper back muscles get strained from being stretched and overused.  Then they get cranky and start complaining. You might feel the complaint as muscle strain, a headache or neck ache, a muscle spasm near your shoulder blade or “knots” in your upper back. But guess […]

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Upper back pain?  Muscle spasms?  Knots in your back?  Here’s a “cool” natural self-help tool:  Ice! Ice can be a very good friend! Lots of folks prefer heat.  They like the way it feels more than they do ice (and I don’t blame them one bit!) But as a pain relief tool for getting rid […]

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What Causes Back Pain

We humans get back pain when our muscles get out of balance.  How does this happen? Well, we are supposed to move, run, jump, climb, roll and continue doing all of the cool, fun things we did as young children. But most of us do not.  🙁 So, we get back pain.  Why?  Because we […]

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When your back hurts you might think you will have back pain forever.  Not so! You have a smart body.  Your back pain is a message.  Your body is telling you that it is not happy about something that is happening. There are a lot of causes for back pain but most involve your muscles.  […]

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If you have neck pain or back pain there’s a really good chance that you have lost the natural curves in your spine. When you were born you were curled into a rounded-back position.   In a little while you began to stretch your arms and legs and rolled over and arched your back in the […]

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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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