Archive for the ‘Pain’ Category

Is Your Desk Job Causing Pain and Injury?

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Neck Pain from ComputerMany people who have desk jobs spend a large majority of their day sitting. This is major factor in the pain related disorders that are so common today.

Posture is Important

There are hundreds of muscles in the human body. Most of them are connected to joints and are arranged in ways that oppose each other. This is what enables a joint to move back and forth in opposite directions. Poor posture promotes imbalance among these muscles and causes uneven tension on joints that often leads to painful problems.

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Aspirin Saved My Life

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Television commercials can be downright deceptive and literally bad for your health. Enormous amounts of money are spent on ad campaigns with one purpose in mind – getting you to spend money. Serious effort is put forth to make these ads connect with you emotionally, and in many cases, the connection is harming you.

I rarely watch television, but as a big tennis fan, I’ve been watching the Australian Open. The deceptive marketing power behind the commercials I’ve been seeing is sickening. In just the past week, I’ve seen repeats of three misleading drug commercials for the same product – Bayer Aspirin.

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Simple Relief of Joint and Muscle Pain

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

If you’re frustrated by joint or muscle pain that you can’t seem to get rid of, I have a possible solution for you that just may get rid of it for good. Nearly everyone experiences chronic pain at some point in there life and conditions such as tendinitis, bursitis, and arthritis are often given blame when the cause is really nothing more than a muscle knot. Most people are told to take pain killers, rest, or even do physical therapy, but the pain often persists. In some extreme cases, the misdiagnosis even leads to surgery that isn’t needed.

As shocking as that may sound, we all have some level of joint damage, and if you go to a doctor with a painful shoulder, knee, or back, chances are they’ll find some damage and recommend surgery. However, depending on your level of damage, there are likely to be many people functioning extremely well and pain free with the same amount of damage. While surgery is sometimes necessary and can make significant improvements to your life, it’s also performed a lot more than it needs to be and can make your life a lot worse.

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