3-Minute Easy Workout Routine for Neck and Shoulder Pain Relief

Have you ever caught yourself slouching at work? You realize, seemingly out of nowhere, that you could lift your upper body about four inches just by straightening your back and think, “hmm, is that why my neck is so sore?” Tight muscles are a fact of life; we try to massage a knot out of our shoulder while we watch TV after a long day at work, but the pain just doesn’t go away. The pain affects your life from day to night Most of us have desk jobs that…

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The Only Music That Really Eases Stress and Pain

Stress is absolutely everywhere. Even when you feel like you’re thriving in one or more areas of your life, there’s always going to be stress somewhere else. One way that people choose to reduce stress is by listening to music, specifically, putting their very favorite tunes on repeat. Listening to the favorite hits does make people feel better. But research has found that your favorite music may not be the best choice to ease stress and pain. Listening, Fast and Slow Even if faster tunes makes you feel better or…

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Hidden Lower Back Pain Causes that Make People Suffer

I’ve recently trained a guy that is complaining about back problems. This person is completely young, muscular and mentally fit. He is not working on a desk the whole time. He works in a job where he’s required to stand up. He’s even going to the gym frequently for years. What he truly lacks though is awareness of his own body. What Really Causes Lower Back Pain There are multiple causes that could lead to your pain. Your back pain could be caused for example by stress, diet, sitting or…

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Simple Stretching for Lower Back Pain that You Can Do At Home

Stretching for lower back pain is a very common practice. Most people do it straight in the morning, right after waking up and are often implementing a far too rigorous stretching routine. This is not the best way to do it. Stretching can be a great tool in improving your lower back health. But what if I tell you that the way you’re stretching could actually cause more trouble instead of preventing it in the long-term? The Golden Rules Of Stretching For Lower Back Pain ‘Primum non nocere.’ / EN:…

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I’ve Regulated My Posture, Exercised, and Stretched, Here’s What Really Works for Lower Back Pain

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my participation award. I know how it feels like to step out of bed and barely being able to put on your socks. Having lower back pain sucks. But 9 out of 10 patients that suffer from lower back pain don’t even know the primary cause of it. Back Pain? Blame Our Evolution Once upon a time in our fairly recent past, our ancestors…

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Pain Is Temporary, Quitting Lasts Forever: No Matter How Hard It Gets, Do It Till It’s Done

We all know the value of achieving a goal, especially when it comes round to this time of year. But all too often we begin that big project we love to do, decide this time we really are dedicated, put up pictures of slim models on the fridge and put the running trainers out ready by the door. And then what happens? Ten days in and the resolve we had for New Year is as damp as the socks left on our radiators. The problem with completing goals is that…

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The 6 Best Stretches to Relieve Your Neck Pain Quickly

Does your neck hurt? Has it been hard for you to accurately diagnose where it’s coming from and what’s causing it? The answers are logical and surprisingly insightful. Neck pain can often be caused by tight, sore muscles in your body. Experiencing stress of any kind can typically make your muscles stiff and inflexible, which can manifest as neck pain. Causes of Neck Pain Overuse of your neck muscles in an inappropriate position, which is usually caused by poor posture while doing everyday activities particularly in relation to computer or…

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7 Effective Exercises You Can Try At Home To Relieve Shoulder Pain

Ever encountered a shoulder pain after weightlifting or lifting your arm up to clean that top shelve? Most would brush it off as a common problem and hope the pain would go away, but it hardly does. Worse, it could develop into a serious problem. The Cause? Biceps Tendinitis! You might be moaning at the extremely scientific sounding name, but it is essential to know what’s causing that pesky pain you’re experiencing in your shoulder all the time! The Biceps tendon is a muscle in your shoulder but specifically, it is…

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5 Tips To Prevent Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common health issues. In fact, 4 out of 5 people experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. It is one of the leading reasons behind people missing work. Back pain may be due to accident or injury but in most cases, it occurs due to people’s failure to do everyday activities correctly. If you are concerned by the statistics about back pain in adults, here are five simple tips to help you prevent it. 1. Maintain proper posture. Most people these…

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Why Rejection Hurts So Bad – And How To Overcome The Pain

We’ve all been there. A big interview you thought you did so well, only to be told they’ve found a better fit. A heart-wrenching breakup. The boss denying our big project request. Why does hearing “no” hurt so much? And, for that matter, is there anything we can do about it? The pain of rejection is self-inflicted You know what I mean: Beating yourself up after getting dumped or being rejected. It’s bad enough that our brains are wired to feel pain from rejection. Scientists placed people in functional MRI machines…

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