Tag: back pain

Could Yoga And A Good Night’s Sleep Relieve Your Back Pain? A contributed post.

Could Yoga And A Good Night’s Sleep Relieve Your Back Pain? A contributed post. Do you suffer from back pain on a regular basis? If you are one of the millions of people in the US affected by back pain, you’re probably looking for solutions. At this time of year, it’s customary to make resolutions that will benefit your health. If you’re familiar with pain, you may find that two simple resolutions could make a difference to your health in 2018. According to studies, yoga and a good night’s sleep may be just the tonic you need.Yoga for back pain Read More »

Key Ways To Improve Your Mental Health When You Have Back Pain,, a guest post by Jessica Wilson

Key Ways To Improve Your Mental Health When You Have Back Pain, a guest post by Jessica Wilson Back pain affects more people than you know. It is quite common in every age group, regardless of their fitness level. A usual misconception about back pain is that it is caused by an injury. However, not all back pains are due to an accident. The spine’s condition as well as the muscles in our backs, also known as the multifidus, can cause back pain. Causes of Back Pain Lower back pain is the number one cause of disability in the world. Read More »

Lower back pain of unknown origin and your c section or hernia repair scar; is there a connection?

Lower back pain of unknown origin and your c section or hernia repair scar; is there a connection? Lower back pain is a common problem with many causes.   One of the more common causes may be related to a scar that is left over from a surgical procedure. There is now growing evidence suggesting that abdominal scars can cause chronic back pain, knee problems and even upper back pain. The International Fascial Congress which meets every two years is filled with the brightest minds in the field of fascia and fascial therapy.  Many papers have already been published on this growing problem Read More »

Is back pain and the brain connected by old injuries and bad developmental movement habits? New studies featured in Psychology Today may offer new clues.

Is back pain and the brain connected by old injuries and bad developmental movement habits?. New studies featured in Psychology Today may offer new clues. Dr. Sarno’s book, Healing back pain sold millions of copies based on the idea that it was all in your head. Dr. John Sarno was unique in his theoretical approach to back pain.  He was a psychologist who also was a professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine.  His theory of back pain through the idea of TMS (Tension Myofascial Syndrome) was based on how stress and the brain affect how we Read More »

Back pain and neck pain are problems with the way we move. Get better results without the one size fits all solutions we read about in the media.

Back pain and neck pain are problems with the way we move.  Get better results without the one size fits all solutions we read about in the media. Those who suffer from neck and back pain are often in search of the best way to resolve or improve these conditions.  Others have tried using methods that use the mind-body connection such as Yoga, Feldenkrais, Tai Chi to name a few. It’s no secret that the nervous system controls everything. For proof, look at someone who has broken their neck and is now quadriplegic and compare how they move and function Read More »