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Try this Double Whammy for Beating Low Back Pain

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide suffer from low back pain. Most folks turn to medications and/or surgery to help deal with the pain. Some are seeking out alternative therapies and getting mix…

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Beat Back Pain With These 4 Strengthening Exercises

Feel like you're seeing your chiropractor more than your significant other? Eighty-five percent of Americans suffer from back pain at some point in their lives, so you're not alone. If you’ve got a…

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4 Evening Habits to Reduce Neck and Back Pain (and Sleep Better!)

One of the best times to do gentle exercises and stretches that heal the neck and back is before bed. During the day, we subject our bodies to many stressful activities, including sitting at a desk, …

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Best Exercises for People with Neck and Back Pain

The root cause for the majority of neck and upper back pain comes from Forward Head Posture (FHP). FHP is insidious, because it's everywhere in modern life, and it slowly but steadily has a devastatin…

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3 Ways You Are Unknowingly Stressing Your Back

In most cases of back pain, poor posture is to blame. For those who maintain good posture while standing, it's important to remember that you need to maintain good posture in any position you put your…

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The Real Reason Your Neck and Upper Back Hurt

If you are alive, you have probably experienced neck and upper back pain at some point in your life. For many it is a chronic issue that causes daily discomfort and has serious long term consequences.…

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5 Simple Exercises to Get Rid of Back Pain

An acupuncturist spent a decade studying cultures with low rates of back pain, this is what she learned. Most American suffer from back or neck pain at some point in their lives, and for many of us…

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How to Stimulate All 5 Senses Through Massage

Picture this: You're lying down with your eyes closed, blissed out and as relaxed as can be. You're inhaling crisp, sweet air as layers of pillow-y softness cradle your body. Strong hands are strategi…

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What Prolonged Sitting and Standing Does to Your Body

You've probably already heard the new fear-mongered saying: "Sitting is the new smoking." If you work in an office where you sit in front of a computer for most of the day, this news has probably desc…

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Back or Joint Pain? This Herb can Help

Anyone with back pain knows how difficult it can be to get lasting relief. A long-standing Native American herbal remedy can help, according to research in the journal Phytotherapy Research. Native Am…

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