lower back

Hot Water Bottle can cause pain to spread elsewhere

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Have you ever experienced this- you suffer the pain at one place and try to self medicate it. The pain reduces or may even be relieved- but the joy becomes shortlived- and you find another part of your body experiencing the discomfort. Let me share my experience. I’ve been having lower back pain for a [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Exercising and Knee Pain

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The following advise was given by an experienced personnel called Ben who have been working for many years in a store specialising in sales of fitness and rehabitation items. I feel it’s worth the while to include it here as this person was kind enough to offer me this advise free of charge even though [...]

Relief stiff back, pain in kidney and creaking neck

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Do you suffer from stiff or painful back with pain in kidney when you get up every morning? I’ve writen an article on pain in the kidney area from my personal experience. For you, if you suffer from pains in the kidney, please do yourself a favor and get test- at least blood and urine tests [...]

Effective and simple exercises to ease lower back pain

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As mentioned in my previous post, I started suffering from lower back discomfort since the last few weeks. I started looking around for more cost effective as I realise that many of my readers out there would be in similar situation- external treatment (like massage, accupressure) works but we would not be able to afford [...]

Lower back pain and when one cannot afford ongoing treatments

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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 [...]

Yoga for Regular Guys and Skeptics

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Today, many people are becoming more aware of the benefits of yoga. Yet, a regular  macho guy who not want to be caught in a yoga class- they would consider it such a “un-man” thing to do. And yet, guys are the ones who have the most problem with their lower back. They usually suffer a [...]

Lower back problems and lack of support in life

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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

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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 [...]