Easy Self-Care Practices That Are Easy on Your Wallet

Everything today seems to cost money: your home, your car, your internet plan, your gym membership, food services — even driving on certain roads can cost you a few dollars! Some things, however, are still free and can help you take better care of yourself. Below are some easy self-care practices that are easy on …

Can CBD Oil Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms?

What is CBD oil? Cannabidiol oil, also known as CBD oil, is a medicinal product derived from cannabis. Many of the primary chemicals in cannabis are cannabidiols. However, CBD oils do not contain THC, the compound in cannabis that makes you “high.” Researchers have recently starting focusing on CBD oil’s effects on several conditions that …

Celebrity-endorsed Theragun promises to pound the muscle pain away

Can this massage gun can help ease sore muscles and speed up recovery? Theragun is a percussive therapy device, which claims to treat muscle soreness and speed up muscle recovery time. Instead of having a human massager to manually manipulate one’s soft tissue, the machines can apparently do the same through targeted vibration — which …

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7 Ways to Fit Relaxation into a Busy Schedule

Having a busy schedule whether it be work, parenting or a mix can be a stressful and tiring experience. It is important to look after yourself and fit in time to relax from everyday struggles. Whether this is from a long week at work, looking after the kids, or approaching deadlines, it is important to …

Mind Over Body: Scientists Show How Meditation Physically Changes Your Brain & DNA

Meditation Relieves Pain A study published in the Journal of Neuroscience in 2011 concluded that mindfulness-based meditation can relieve pain. Fadel Zeidan of Wake Forest University along with his team scanned participants brains as they received uncomfortably hot touches to their legs. Those who practised meditation reported experiencing less pain when they simply focused on their …

OTC (Over the Counter) Analgesics: A Four-Part Audio Series

The aim of the program is to improve the ability of healthcare professionals (including PCPs, PAs, NPs, and pharmacists) to counsel patients on the appropriate selection and use of OTC analgesics, establish an accurate evaluation of OTC benefit/risk profiles, and understand different mechanisms of action, and individual patient profiles. Play Podcasts Now Give our promos …

Manage and Treat Chronic Back Pain

Back pain, whether as a symptom of injury, illness or the syndrome itself, is a serious issue that needs to be dealt with right away. Because when the condition becomes chronic, it can have serious effects on many aspects of your daily life, such as the quality of your sleep, as well as the ability …

How The Alexander Technique Can Help You Manage Pain On The Move

Over 25 million adults live with chronic pain in America. The availability and easy access to NSAIDs make them a tempting source of relief, especially when people have to manage pain during a long commute each day. However, NSAIDs simply mask pain, rather than addressing its source and removing it. Long-term use of NSAIDs has serious potential side effects; …

Treating Lower Back Pain Without Opioids

Dr. Christo is proud to host: Treating Lower Back Pain Without Opioids This video covers: -Acupuncture -Chiropractic Care -Thermal Therapy -Physical Therapy -Massage Therapy This video is available to patients and physicians. If you are a patient, please click here and select the button “Go Straight to the Video (No CME)”. If you are a …

Four New Year’s Resolutions You Haven’t Made Yet

We are all aware of standard New Year’s resolutions – eat healthier and exercise more to lose weight and improve our lives. Both foods and exercise can have important pain-reducing effects. In addition, let’s consider lesser known strategies for feeling better, and overcoming pain in the New Year. Find someone who inspires you: Many celebrities …