Back Pain

Reduce sugar in your diet, meditate, and exercise

Overall, as a team of humans, we can all get a lot better at living better longer. By reducing #sugar consumption and #stress along with retraining our habitual stress responses, we can reduce medical utilization by 20-40%. #health Here are the critical studies backing this up: Study on #cortisol deafening immune cells causing #inflammation to […]

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So your back pain won’t go away…

If you are reading this article, I’m sorry. Back pain is awful. I know because I have had it put the brakes on my life for years. It’s gone now, but what a winding road it was. Before you go down this path and start trying remedies, it’s good to have a map so you know […]

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Resolving Back Pain for Desk Workers

For years, I worked at a desk for long hours and wondered why my body progressed from stiff to stuck accompanied by progressive back pain. If you work at a desk job and are suffering from stiffness and back pain, read this now. Please understand that the position you are in the most wins over time. […]

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Psychological Stress Leads to Physical Pain

The more I dig into back pain, the more I come into the concept of inflammation. It’s amazing to me the number of people in the US who have chronic back pain but don’t have any sign of injury. For these people (I was one of them), the pain has just appeared over time. It’s […]

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9 Common mistakes for back pain sufferers and how to avoid them

Welcome to the straight and unconfused path to getting out of back pain and getting back to a healthy and athletic life. If you are reading this, then you have taken the first step to getting out of pain and back to your kids, friends, sports, and fun. Back to your  life. I used to […]

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Study finds Mindfulness Meditation can lead to back pain relief

A study by the University of Pittsburg found that mindfulness meditation can help reduce severe back pain pain in older people. The study will be published in the March issue of JAMA Internal Medicine. The study focused on adults aged 65 years and older who experienced severe back pain daily or almost daily. The participants […]

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Book Review – Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection

There was a point when I realized that if I wanted to get out of back pain I had to get positively aggressive and make things happen for myself. When I started searching for answers, I came across John E. Sarno’s book, “Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection” and got excited. It was the #1 best […]

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The Minimalist Guide to the Foundation Back Exercise Program

When you have back pain, you want to be out of pain and to be stronger so it never happens again. It’s about getting out of that pain and never having it again. Back pain can linger. It can be all the way up to level 11 and then hover around 3 or 4 for […]

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4 Steps to end back pain and feel strong again

When you feel your back pain come on, there is an entire mental shift from whatever you were doing before to the now all encompassing and limiting world of back pain. Clouds roll in, thoughts of joy and fun fade away. The day’s plan is assessed and frustration takes over your mind when you realize […]

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