Stress, cortisol and chronic pain

During times of stress, it’s not unusual to see an increase in our body’s inflammation response and the onset or return of chronic pain. This can be especially true of knee pain, back pain and neck pain. When our bodies are stressed, our immune function is always affected. This is largely because stress involves what […]

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Body Reflex Hacking: Exercises For Neck & Shoulder Pain

Science tells us that moderate neck and shoulder pain will most often resolve itself within two to three weeks; especially if over-the-counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory products, including NSAIDs, such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen and naproxin are used. Using a TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) device, and physical therapy may also help to ease pain, and correct possible […]

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Learning How to Stop Knee Pain

Learning how to stop knee pain can be a very long and frustrating process with constant messages of “use it or lose it,” “pain is weakness leaving the body,” and “Just do it!” echoing in your head. Yet the more you try to push the knee out of pain the more knee pain you find […]

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