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Stop Chronic Back Pain Without Surgery

It hurts just to read the latest statistics on back pain. Every year, Americans spend an estimated $86 billion on…

Back or Neck Pain

7 Ways to Heal—and Prevent—Back Pain

More than 80% of Americans will experience at least one episode of low-back pain during their lives. Here’s how to…

Back or Neck Pain

Vertebral Fractures: You May Have a Broken Back and Not Know It

Don’t assume that an aching back means just a pulled muscle. It’s among the most common symptoms of vertebral fractures,…

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Gua Sha: Hands-On Therapy for Muscle and Joint Pain

You may never have heard of gua sha —but if you experience recurrent muscle or joint pain, particularly in the…

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Myotherapy: Drug-Free Help for Shoulder, Back and Hip Pain

Can you imagine living well into your 90s and being able to eliminate virtually all of the aches and pains…

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Why You Shouldn’t Have an MRI and Other Bad Back Treatments

Back pain -- it’s not so much a question of if you’ll get it, but when. Four out of five…

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The Simple 25-Cent Remedy for Back, Leg, Hip and Foot Pain

Millions of Americans live with chronic pain in their backs, hips, legs and feet. Many self-medicate with ibuprofen or other…

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Pick the Perfect Pillow: The Wrong One Can Worsen Neck Pain, Backache and Poor Posture

Lots of people think that mattresses are more important than pillows when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep.…

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Natural Ways to Get Relief from Painful Muscle Cramps

As a kid, I loved the funny sound of “charley horse.” Somewhere along the line, I learned that the term…

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Poultice for a Door-Pinched Hand

Did you close a door or a drawer on your finger? Ouch! We feel your pain. What you need is…

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Will Surgery Help Your Back Pain—Or Make It Worse? How to Tell

Does your back hurt…and has your doctor suggested that surgery might help? If so, don’t be too quick to take…

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Oh, My Aching Foot! Help for Common Causes of Foot and Leg Pain

The average person walks the equivalent of four times around the world in his/her lifetime. No wonder foot problems plague…

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The Painkiller Trap

These popular drugs can muddle your thinking and make your pain worse. If you have ever suffered from severe pain,…

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Quick Fix for a Stiff Neck

Ever since you got up this morning, you can't nod your head yes or no because it hurts. What a…

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Leek-y Relief for Sprain Pain

If you gave yourself a sprained ankle or wrist, complete with an ugly bruise, here's a liniment to soothe the…