Monthly Archives: January 2011

Chronic Pain Shrinks Your Brain

An important article by Craig Roberts, DC covers the negative effects on the brain of living with chronic pain and the benefits of chiropractic spinal manipulation to control long-lasting spinal pain. Continue reading

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Your Health Manifesto

Being healthy today isn’t easy. You have to take an active role in fighting back against the societal trends that conspire to make you less healthy than you could be. Arm yourself with these powerful ideas to help you take control of your health. Continue reading

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Runners with Knee Pain

If you have outer knee pain when you run, you may have iliotibial band friction syndrome. Dr. Lavine has published an article updating our knowledge of its causes, diagnosis, and treatment. Continue reading

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Effects of Sedentary Lifestyle – They’re Even Worse Than You Think

The more we learn, the more it seems that a large portion of the health problems of modern life are caused by the fact that we sit too much. Reading this article will definitely motivate you to get of your derriere. Continue reading

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Helping Lower Back Pain from Standing

Do you experience “Museum Goers’ Syndrome?” That’s when your low back aches if you’ve been standing too long. Discover the reasons your low back hurts from standing and what you can do about it. Continue reading

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Essential Tool for Chronic Pain Sufferers: Dr. Lavine’s Daily Log

Dr. Lavine offers fibromyalgia and chronic pain sufferers an essential record-keeping tool: Dr. Lavine’s Daily Log. Use it to track your progress. Continue reading

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Political, Social and Economic Forces Conspire Against Your Health

Build your awareness of the social and political forces that make it challenging to stay healthy. Continue reading

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It’s Official – You’re Working Too Hard

An epidemic of overwork is causing a range of health problems, from back pain to sleep disturbance, depression to heart disease. Continue reading

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods Fight Back Pain

Evidence is growing that the foods we eat can predispose us to pain and inflammation. Discover the foods to eat to fight back pain. Continue reading

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Little-Known Ergonomic Strategy to Protect Your Back

A simple shift in the angle of your chair can pay off with a major reduction of low back pain. Continue reading

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