back pain

Why would our brain cause us pain | TMS | Dr John Sarno

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Can pain be caused by our brains/mind rather than is due to physical factors such as muscle overuse, injuries or wrong posture? No, I am not saying that the pain is imaginary but could our brain switch up the functions of our body that result in real pain? Recently I have discovered to my amazement [...]

Incorporating complimentary treatment like acupuncture in hospitals

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In most parts of the world, it is almost unheard off to set up a complimentary treatment section. I wish conventional hospitals would consider adopting the same approach as many government hospitals in Thailand. Here, the health authorities know that alternative treatments such as acupuncture, acucupping and traditional massage are effective in treating various health conditions and ailments. This is especially so with pain management, arthritis and rheumatism. Effective, non intrusive and little or no side effects.

Kidney pain that went off with the extraction of a problem tooth

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Personally, I’ve been suffering from pain around my kidney area for a few years. It was worst during the days that I take lots of gourmet coffee like lattes and lead a highly stressed life. With stress reduction, the pain is there but lesser because I still could not give up coffee. The dull ache [...]

Simple exercise to release back tension

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Here’s a simple exercise that can help release the tension on your back. If you have a bent or hunched back, repeated doing the exercise may help to release pressure and the stress on your back. This exercise is inexpensive and you only use your own body weight. What’s the exercise, well, it’s just hanging [...]

Hot water bottle to relief joint aches, cold and numbness

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This is a simple remedy that works and do you NOT require expensive equipments.  I have writen earlier on a lady who uses a hair dryer to relief her arthritic pain in her joints. Whenever you feel that your joints are feeling cold, numb, tired or in pain, a hot water bottle offers a good [...]

Relieving pains, stiffness and nightmares with a simple home remedy

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The following remedy is almost free- easy to do and quite effective- it helps to relieve muscle aches, neck and shoulder stiffness/aches, back pain/discomfort. It is known as guasa- and it is practiced during the olden days, passed down from ancient Chinese practice. My grandaunt, who lived to be over 90 and was relatively healthy [...]

Severe back pain but why nothing shows up in tests

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Here is a question that was posed by someone: Any ideas what is causing this pain? I am female aged 38. Every couple of weeks I get severe pain in my back, left side and lower abdomen. This has now happened 3 times in 6 weeks and I am concerned. I went to the hospital, [...]

You Are How You Move by Ged Sumner

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Doing further research about chi kung/qi gong, I picked up a book by Ged Sumner, he taught that we can become healthy and fit- without the need to go into the gym. Written in a way that compels the reader to really give chi kung a try. Since the exercises are so simple- no equipment needed [...]

More exercises to relieve stiff shoulders and lower back

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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 [...]