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Frozen shoulder is a very painful condition. I've experienced it at one time, accompanied with neck pain and it literally placed daily activities....like carrying a shoulder/handbag, driving, bathing and working on a computer to be painful. At night, it is hard to sleep because of the pain. If you have lower back pain, the pain [...]

I want to share with you on my recent experience after consulting a chiropractor for my lower back pain. No doubt, going to the traditional Chinese doctor who had administered acupuncture and Chinese medicine had helped me, however the pain came back after a few weeks even though it was milder (the Chinese doctor did tell me [...]

Symptoms by a sufferer: For several weeks I have had severe burning sensations in my left shoulder blade and in my elbow and lower left arm. About 4 months ago, I had a round of heart tests done due to chest pain. I had an echo, stress, and cardiac cath done, all tests were negative. [...]

This taiji wheel can be found in some of the parks locally. Quite interesting on the benefits written on the equipment: It helps to develop strength of muscle around the shoulder region, improving the flexibility and agility of shoulder joints, elbows, wrist and strengthening cardiac and pheumonic functions. Good for healing frozen shoulders, functional hindrances [...]

This is continuation from a previous published post on How to Overcome Shoulder & Lower Back Soreness When Travelling . 4.  Shoulder stretch- very good to relief tension in the shoulders and back area. I always do this exercise. (click HERE to view the picture from another site) It gets more effective when done with a [...]

Lower back pain/ soreness is quite common during travelling especially if the traveller does a lot of walking, carting their heavy backpacks with them. It brings a lot of discomfort as the muscle soreness prevents a good night's sleep, decrease enjoyment and may slow down the travel. Most of the time, travellers who want a [...]

When doing body weight exercises, how do you perform them? Do you utilize the muscles on your glutes, legs and arms (biceps, triceps) or do you engage your core muscles? It is important that you train and develop your core before doing intensive body work exercise like leg pulls and chin ups. If you have [...]

Once, I tried to be a hero and attempted to carry a heavy box containing lots of documents. The box was very heavy-  and at a sudden jerk movement, I lifted the box up- without following the normal precautions like bending my knees or lifting it gradually. Immediately, I felt a slight discomfort on my lower [...]

You are an avid exerciser because you know about the benefits of staying physically active. You visited the gym frequently and even go for tennis and futsall sessions with your pals. You do everything right as prescribed by the professionals: you do your cardio, weight lifting (and have those lean muscles to show) as well [...]

When we are very busy, it is often easy to neglect our workouts. It takes a lot of motivation for one to start and remain in a fitness program- either by exercising on your own or going to the gym. I will not talk about the obvious here- that is weight gain. Let's deal with [...]