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How to Tell the Difference Between a Lower back Sprain and a Fracture in the Lower back.

How to Tell the Difference Between a Lower back Sprain and a Fracture in the Lower back.

Both lower back sprains and fractures can share a large portion of the same symptoms such as sharp pain, muscle spasms, and limited mobility. A sprain is an injury to the ligaments that help stabilize the lumbar vertebral bones and usually results from a sudden or gradual irregular movement or an unnatural twisting motion ofRead More…

Tennis Elbow: Your Guide to Preventing, Identifying, and Treating this Common Injury

Tennis Elbow: Your Guide to Preventing, Identifying, and Treating this Common Injury

Tennis elbow (also called lateral epicondylitis) is a condition affecting the origin of the tendon of the muscles that extend/straighten the wrist. There is local tenderness on the outside of the elbow at the common extensor tendon origin (where the tendon attaches to the bone) and aching and pain in the back of the forearm.Read More…

Meridian Massage and Acupressure

Meridian Massage and Acupressure

Acupressure is an ancient healing art using the fingers to gradually press key healing points, which stimulate the body’s natural self-curative abilities. Acupressure was developed in Asia over 5,000 years ago. Using the power and sensitivity of the hand, Acupressure Therapy is effective in the relief of stress-related ailments, and is ideal for self-treatment andRead More…

What exactly is Cupping Therapy, anyway?

What exactly is Cupping Therapy, anyway?

The ancient healing practice known as “cupping” leaves those strange red circles. Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including helping with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a typeRead More…

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