lower back

Lower back pain and when one cannot afford ongoing treatments

Arthritis, Back, Complementary Healing, Pain or Injuries
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Just yesterday, my uncle shared with me about the constant back pain that he was experiencing for decades. It started decades ago while he was loading a huge basket of fruits up in a lorry. Suddenly he heard a twisting sound followed by such an intense pain that he could not straighten his back. That [...]

Lower back problems and lack of support in life

Back, Mind-Body Connection, Posture
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The lower back acts as a support that holds our body together. Inactive lifestyle, being overweight, past injuries and sitting positions have been identified as the main causes of lower back problem. The recommended prescription: Exercise, more stretching, develop a strong core, sleeping on a better bed, and note ergonomic aspects when you are working. [...]

Acu cupping therapy to relieve lower back pain

Back, Complementary Healing, Pain or Injuries
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A friend of mine recently went for Acu cupping  treatment, a traditional Chinese treatment whereby certain meridian points and energy gateway of the body are activated.  Usually, it is believe that the dampness and wind are trapped in certain part of your body, blocking good chi and energy flow- and also bring about pain, especially [...]