Chronic pain is defined as any pain that is persistent and lasts for twelve weeks or more in spite of treatment or medication. Sometimes chronic pain is due to an injury but it can also occur without any identifiable cause. Managing chronic pain can
The idea of intermittent fasting has been getting a lot of buzz lately. As weight loss methods go, it’s one of the oldest, whether used intentionally or not. For most of human evolution, intermittent fasting has been a natural part of our lifestyle
When we think of human anatomy and how our bodies are held together, the first things that probably come to mind are bones and muscles wrapped in skin. These are the organs that get all the glory. Often overlooked, however, is the fascia—a thin lay
Remember the old days, back when you were a sullen teenager, and your mother kept telling you to stand up straight? Could she have been any more annoying? You had more important things on your mind than perfect posture.
But now that you’re older
Both heat and ice have long been recommended as treatments for pain and soreness and to help with injury recovery. But do they work? And is one better than the other? Read on to learn when to use heat vs. ice.
Different Methods for Differe
Shoulder pain can be a game stopper. Any injury that affects your ability to lift, reach, or carry is going to be a sharp reminder of how often you need to do those things. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a professional athlete, a homemaker, or
Notoriously difficult to diagnose and often confused with other conditions, sacroiliitis is estimated to cause up to 25% of all cases of lower back pain. But what is sacroiliitis?
Your sacroiliac joint is located where your pelvis connects with yo
It seems like everyone is an expert on stress these days, at least on experiencing it if not managing it. It’s been a difficult twelve months. Some things are starting to look up at this point, and people are looking forward to moving on with their
As if we didn’t all have enough to worry about lately, now we’ve got a new problem: We stepped on the bathroom scale for the first time in months and gave ourselves a huge shock.
All that stress eating has really added up. And when combined wi
Age and injury put everyone at eventual risk of a herniated disk. The engineering marvel that is the human spine is remarkable in its combination of toughness and flexibility. But its weak point—the soft, rubbery cushions between each vertebra—ar