Current as of August,2017

In this post I’ll tell you about this great book that takes complicated issues like back pain and the many things that cause it and breaks it down into an easy to read and understand steps.

But first let me share with you a little story. I am a healthy and strong middle-aged man, and I’m still practicing martial arts and play with dumb-bells and weights. And I honestly thought that back pain is something that only happens to whimps.

But then one day my friend was moving to a new house, and he asked me to help him to move some heavy stuff. So I did. No big deal, that’s what friends do – help each other, right?

While I was lifting a heavy sofa, I suddenly felt a strong sharp pain in my low back. It was strong, but not strong enough to make me stop. Since I always finish what I started, I continued to lifting the furniture until everything was done. Then my friend thanked me, we had a few beers and I left home.

Next morning – or MY GOD!!!! The back pain was so severe, so I couldn’t get out of bed. I was not able to sit normally or do my job, or do anything from my daily routine, I felt like 150 years old man at the end of the world. Pain was sharp and constant. I thought I never will be able to live my normal life again.

I have a wonderful wife, so she was babysitting me for almost a week while we research possible cures for this pain together. I tried many different things. Some of them worked, others didn’t. I know now for a fact that if I had information that you will get today, things could be much easier for me.

Even if you don’t have a backpain right now, you want to make sure you know how to prevent it (and beleieve me, you WANT to make sure it never happens to you).

Image of 7 day Backpain Cure So listen closely. One of the leading back pain relief experts in the world (Jesse Cannone) just wrote new book called “The 7-Day Back Pain Cure“, and right now he is giving away FREE copies.

What I like most about the book are the “7-Day Action Plans” that he has at the end of the book… so based on your situation, you choose the action plan that’s best for you… then all you have to do is follow the steps.

It’s not an eBook or anything like that… it’s a real book and it’s for sale on Amazon and at Barnes and Noble, but don’t go buy it there because I ‘ll show how to get a free copy.  You just pay a small shipping fee…

So, if you suffer from any type of back pain, I highly recommend you go grab yourself a free copy of his book for backpain aches now… and if you get to his website and they are out of free copies, I’d go buy it… It’s worth it.

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When your joint pain is not severe, you can use light yoga exercises to ease the pain and get back to normal activities. Video below shows how to do it.

However, if following conditions apply to you:

  • you have a strong arm or hand pain,
  • you need to loosen up your wrist before you can open a simple jar
  • when you put weight on your  hip, you experience hip or leg pain,
  • your knees are stiff and you have difficulties walking normally

then Iight exercise won’t do the trick.

Unfortunately, family doctor in this situation might prescribe non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen and naproxen. Yet, according to FDA, long term use of such drugs increase risk of heart attack, stroke and life threatening gastrointestinal bleeding.

When pain becomes joint pain becomes overwelming, doctors often recommends joint replacement surgery.

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The good news, there are nutrients (Glucosamine HCl, Chondroitin, MSM / Vitamin C / Manganese)
that can now reduce your painful joint inflammation, and maybe even help you to avoid surgery.
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“Sex and Back Pain”
By Jerry Corners, MD

Back pain and sex don’t go together very well and if you or your
partner are among the 35 million people who have back pain, you know
that back pain can disrupt your relationship.

Sex is an important part of the intimacy between couples, and attitudes about sex, about
rejection and about our self-image when we don’t feel up to a sexual
encounter can haunt a couple for a long time.

Sex is supposed to be pleasurable for both of you and the fear of
hurting yourself or your partner inhibits the spontaneous joy that
you probably felt before your back pain developed. But what can you
do about it?

Most couples in which one or the other is restricted
by back pain will eventually get around to realizing that back pain
does not automatically mean no more sex. What it does mean is that
you will need to make some accommodations to the pain and or the
fear of it.  It also means you will need to talk about sex in a
slightly different way than you are used to.

Let’s back up for a second and begin with a very strong suggestion.
Because pain has both a psychological component and a physical
component, getting a sound diagnosis is critical to putting your
mind at rest about what is wrong and secondly having a sound
diagnosis will also give you guidelines for your physical
limitations.

Secondly, after you have the diagnosis, involve the doctor or
physical therapist in a frank discussion about dos and don’ts.
Maybe that’s an uncomfortable subject for you, but these days we
are talking more openly about sex and you should tap into the
doctor’s experience here.  In a perfect world the doctor would open
the discussion for you, but if they don’t you may have to initiate
it.  Ideally your partner should be present because he or she will
have his or her own questions and concerns.

Starting off right
To start sex off right, start off with a massage, or ice down the
painful area. A warm shower together might help too. That way the
muscles are relaxed.

Positions
Here are some sexual positions that can help you enjoy a pain-free
experience.
For males:
1. Lay on a firm surface and use pillows to support your knees and
head.  You might like to try placing a small rolled towel under your
lower back.
2. Try a side-by-side position.
4. Place a pillow under your lower back while your partner straddles
you on top. You can also sit in a sturdy chair instead of lying down.
For females:
1. Try missionary position with the legs bent toward the chest.
2. Sit on the edge of a chair and have your kneel between your legs
for entry.
3. Rear entry may also be more comfortable for women with back pain.
Try it kneeling on the bed or lying on your belly with a pillow under
her chest.
4. Sit on your partner’s lap as he sits in a chair.

Remember, the health of your back is dependent on many dynamic factors.
Your symptoms may change over time so you may need to work with your
health care provider from time to time as you go through the many
stages of recovery.

A word of caution is in order at this point.  It
is pretty common to begin feeling better and then overdo it and have
your back pain symptoms flair up.  We call this, the whoopee effect
and it can happen to anyone.  Just remember that as you improve
gradually, so should your activity level also increase gradually.

As I mentioned earlier pain has two parts.  There is the physical part.
This is the actual stimulation of the nerve, like a painful tooth or a
herniated disc pressing on the nerve.  And then there is the subjective
or the psychological part.

This is how it feels to you and includes, among other things, such attitudes as fear that it will get worse or last forever, what will it means to be chronically disabled, and what
you believe your partner thinks about it as well as how you are coping
with your condition.

So, at the top of your agenda there needs to be a frank discussion of
your pain limitations and expectations about sex.  It is a mistake to
believe that your partner understands what it feels like.  It is your
responsibility to communicate those limitations as clearly as possible;
it is their responsibility to listen and try to understand.  Pain, after
all, is invisible and subjective.  That means your pain is unique to you.
We have heard people liken back pain to everything from a hot poker
going down one or both legs to a chronic aching sensation localized to
the lumbar area.  It doesn’t matter what words you use, just try to
explain the pain, what causes it (position, certain movements, or
whatever), and what feels good or is what is comfortable for you.

Is it obvious that if it hurts, don’t do it is generally good advice but
some positions and techniques hurt more than others? It may require some
gentle experimentation to find out what works but as in most sex advice,
“gentle” is the best place to start.

In terms of maximizing yours and your partner’s sexual pleasure, it is
very important to stress that all you really need is your imagination and
the willingness to experiment to open up new areas of intimacy.  But it
all begins with willingness to try.  And given that, you just may find
that the lemon of back pain can be turned into the lemonade of new
sources of mutual pleasure.

About the author: For more information on Back Pain and how to treat it
effectively, read the latest Back Pain Advisory:  How to Prevent Back Pain

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By Dr. Tomas Sullivan

The decisions of picking a name… The anticipation and excitement…
Painting the new room… Clothing, diapers and family celebrations. The
joy of a pregnancy is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Unfortunately
however, for many women the later months of pregnancy can prove to be
quite challenging. One common problem many women face is lower back
pain.

Lower back pain can be a horrible interruption in day-to-day
activities for a pregnant woman. More importantly, it interferes with
their quality of life, not to mention the enjoyment of one of the most
 memorable times of their life.

The obvious cause of lower back pain is the biomechanical stress being
placed on the mother by the added weight of baby. As the baby gains
weight the mother is pulled forward. In order to compensate for this
forward pull, the mother has to lean her upper body backward. This puts
a tremendous amount of pressure on the low back and pelvis.

This explanation of low back pain sounds complete. It is a true
explanation but is only a small part the problem. The “hidden” cause of
lower back pain is actually muscle imbalances. In fact muscle imbalances
are a common cause of lower back pain in pregnancy but it is also
responsible for back pain in a majority of the population.

The strength and tone of the muscular system is an extremely important
factor when assessing a patient with lower back pain. Unfortunately,
muscle imbalances are not addressed properly by most health
practitioners… but just because they are not trained in identifying and
addressing muscle imbalances, it doesn’t mean you have to continue to
suffer…

But before I share with you the solution to this problem, let me first
explain in more detail what a muscle imbalance is and how it causes back
pain and sciatica…

In a nutshell, muscle imbalances work like this. Muscles work together
with opposing muscles to allow movement at joints. One muscle stretches
while the other shortens. Each side should be of equal tone and strength.
When a pregnant woman walks, moves, bends, twists or sleeps she will
typically do so in an unbalanced and awkward manner to accommodate for
her increased weight. In addition, various everyday activities and
positions we put our body in create imbalances in the muscle groups and
during pregnancy it only worsens…

Muscle imbalances then pull the pelvis and low back out of alignment and
this places uneven and excessive stress on the muscles, bones and joints.

The spine is comprised of 24 moveable bones with a shock-absorbing disc
in between each bone. This spinal column rests on three large bones called
the pelvic girdle. When this spinal column is in proper alignment it will
carry a majority of the weight and stress being placed on the body. When
one or more of these 24 bones misaligns, especially the pelvis, the
muscles work overtime so to speak. They now have to carry the weight that
the spinal column is supposed to handle. At this point the muscles are
unbalanced and are very prone to an injury. Lower back pain is the most
common expression of this problem.

If the above scenario takes place then the stage has been set for lower
back pain and dysfunction. Not only does the soon to be Mom have to deal
with safely carrying the baby, she has to now do it with a painful lower
back. Let’s face it, the soon to be Mom is going to be in pain and she is
not going to enjoy her most cherished time in life.

The Solution

The solution is based on a better understanding of muscle imbalances and
how your body works… The first thing you have to do is fully understand
what muscle imbalances are, how they are created and how they cause back
pain and sciatica…

Once you understand muscle imbalances the next step is to identify the ones
you have and understand how they are creating your pain… after you have
identified the imbalances is when you can then begin addressing them with
the right combination of corrective exercises, stretches and treatments…

Unfortunately, there are very few healthcare professionals that are trained
and experienced in addressing muscle imbalances… the good news is you can
find out what imbalances you have on your own by performing simple self
assessments or tests. You can learn more about how to identify and address
your muscle imbalances by visiting our Pregnancy and Backpain Advices .

For more information on how to treat all forms of Back Pain read the latest
Back Pain Advisory from The Healthy Back Institute.

Dr. Thomas Sullivan, got his undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins
University in 1993 and received his Decorate of Chiropractic in 1997 from
Life College of Chiropractic, he is a Certified Active Release Practitioner
and Director of Sullivan Chiropractic and Muscle Therapy Center in Manhattan NY.

To see other great articles by Dr. Sullivan, please visit Back Pain Articles and Resources
There, you will find many more articles and resources to help educate
and get rid of your back pain forever.

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