Some physical activity is better than none at all and it will offer health benefits. Start slow- if you have not been active, start with short sessions (5-10 minutes) and gradually build up to the desired level of activity. Walking is a great way to exercise. Take a brisk walk once or twice a day […]
Exercise improve your mood Exercise combats chronic disease Exercise helps you manage your weight Exercise boosts your energy level Exercise promotes better sleep Exercise can put the spark back in your sex life Exercise can be FUN !
Introduction Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain, diffuse tenderness and fatigue. The word “fibromyalgia” comes from the Latin term for fibrous tissue (fibro) and the Greek ones for muscle (myo) and pain (algia).1, 3 Fibromyalgia is considered a rheumatic condition, a medical condition that impairs the joints and/or soft tissues […]
When winter comes millions of Americans take to shoveling snow, chopping wood and Winter sports. Not a small percentage of us will end up with aching backs. We may be miserable for varying periods of time, even incapacitated for weeks or months. More often than not, back pain sufferers are ordinarily sedentary individuals with sagging […]
Tiger Woods falls to the ground after hitting a shot (click on CBS sports) The sports world’s attention recently has been focused on the back pain experienced by Tiger Woods at the 2013 Barclays PGA tournament. The following advice may help you improve your swing and save your back. […]
Most Americans have some back discomfort in their lifetime. Most often back pain is caused by a muscle or ligament strain or spasm, a disk problem, spondylosis, or stenosis. Stress can also be a factor. Prolapsed disc also known as a herniated disc can produce severe back pain. Many prolapsed discs can repair themselves with […]
Low Back Pain is a significant health problem According to the Centers for Disease Control 85 % of all people will have back pain at some point in their lifetime. Back pain is the most frequent cause of activity limitation in people younger than 45 Low back pain is the second most common cause of […]