How to Create a New, Stronger Posture You Can Be Proud Of

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It turns out mom was right when she told us to sit up straight. There are thousands of studies documenting the importance of good posture and the pain and other diseases that can develop from poor posture. If you build a better, stronger posture, you can experience less pain, feel better about yourself, and even live longer!  Did you know many ailments you may be suffering from can occur from poor posture? According to the American Journal of Pain Management, “Posture affects and moderates every…

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9 Important Steps To Reduce Computer Pains

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Is your computer and body position causing you undue stress and pain? A poor computer workstation causes bad posture which leads to neck and shoulder pain, headaches, back pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome. In this article, we discuss standing workstations, sitting on stability balls, and the 9 most important computer tips for desktop, notebook and tablet users.   Screen Glare: Whatever device you are using, position yourself and the device so light sources are directly to your right or left in order to minimize screen glare. The light…

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A Simple Fix For Leg Pain and Sciatica

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Is leg pain slowing you down or preventing you from doing the activities you enjoy? The good news is it doesn’t have to interfere or stop you from doing the things you enjoy in life. If you can find out what is causing the pain, the fix can be pretty simple.  Leg pain is a sign of weakness or breakdown somewhere in the body. One of the most common areas of the body to breakdown is the spine. Bad posture, weak abdominals, as well as…

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Avoiding Too Much of This May Save Your Life

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There are many things you can do to live a longer, healthier life. Eating nutritious food and maintaining excellent posture are two important factors. The third is imperative if you want to balance your lifestyle for many healthy years to come.  We have discussed in a previous article how sitting has been shown to increase the likelihood of people dying sooner. More recently, newer studies have shown sitting for long periods increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and early death! The most surprising…

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What Orthopedic Surgeons Do Not Fix When They Perform Hip and Knee Replacements

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A new knee or hip can be a life-changing event for many people suffering from the painful effects of arthritis, joint weakness and instability. Although these people are getting new joints, there are several issues that the orthopedic surgeon does not address that led up to the joints wearing out in the first place. In fact, many of these issues are still present after the surgery and can lead to further problems down the road. There are several reasons why hips and knees wear out…

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How to Get Rid of Foot Pain Once and For All

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Do you or someone you know have a painful foot that is slowing you down? Foot pain is a sign that your foot is breaking down. The compensations you make for a painful foot can lead to problems elsewhere, especially your knee, hip, and lower back. In this article, we discuss the most common types of foot pain and our unique approach to resolving these problems without drugs, injections or surgery. There are many types of foot pain. One of the most common is heel…

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6 Steps to Having a Youthful, Energetic and Healthy Lifestyle For The Rest of Your Life

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As you progress in age, would you like to avoid the crippling effects of arthritis, chronic searing joint and back pain, sluggish depleting energy and the fear of illness and disease?  Would you rather have youthful energy, healthy and strong joints, the confidence to live without the fear of disease and participate at any activity level you desire?    If you want a life like this for the rest of your life, there are 6 steps you need to take to achieve these goals: Restore…

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Here is a Method That is Helping to Fix Herniated Discs

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Receiving a diagnosis of a herniated is a scary feeling for many people.  The good news is there is a way to fix them without anti-inflammatory drugs, injections or surgery.   Spinal discs are the cartilage pads in between each vertebrae of the spine.  If your spine is misaligned and you have bad posture, the spinal discs will weaken and eventually bulge or herniate.  This is a common cause of neck and low back pain.  When a herniated disc is pinching a nerve, it will cause pain, numbness or…

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If You Have Numbness, You Are Losing This

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  Numbness can be startling and scary.  A sudden or gradual loss of sensation in an arm, hand, leg or foot can make a person feel hopeless because they don’t know why it is happening or what is causing it to occur. If you are experiencing numbness you are losing sensory function of a nerve.  Sensory nerves send information back to the brain about various sensations we feel, such as the texture and temperature of the things we touch, where our body parts are in…

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The Vital Connection Between Your Posture, Spine, Organs and Overall Health

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Did you know health problems such as asthma, indigestion, irritable bowel, frequent colds, male and female organ trouble, etc., can have their cause traced back to the spine?  There is a vital connection between your posture, spine and all of the organs of your body.  In this article, we will discuss this connection and how organ dysfunction and disease can occur if this connection is lost. The spine has 2 functions: 1. It supports us and keeps us upright.  The way our spine supports us…

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