Tag Archives: low back pain

Everybody poops

April 22, 2013

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  by Dee Munsterman —  The other day I was having breakfast at Wildflower Bakery where I witnessed a 3 year old and his dad return to their table after having visited the bathroom. The mom asked: “Did you go poo poo?” The little boy happily exclaimed, “Yes!” Mom high-fived him and they all proceeded […]

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Our body’s shock absorbers

April 12, 2013

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by Roxann Christensen —  How are your ankles doing today? If you do not know, try these tests: Put your hand on a counter for balance. Bend your right knee, lifting your right foot off the ground. Now wiggle your leg back and forth. Does your foot wiggle independently from your leg? It should. It […]

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Acupuncture effectively treats chronic low back pain

February 27, 2012

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by Kim Blankenship —  British and American researchers at the Peninsula Medical School in England and the University of Maryland School of Medicine analyzed numerous international studies on acupuncture therapy for low back pain. The teams worked independently, and reviewers only included randomized controlled trials. According to Eric Manheimer, study author and director of database […]

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Acupuncture treats pregnancy-induced nausea

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Christina Kovalik —  Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to treat various conditions and ailments. It is safe to use throughout pregnancy or during any trimester to treat nausea, headaches, fatigue, constipation, low back pain, carpal tunnel, acid reflux, insomnia, anxiety and stress. In the last month of pregnancy, acupuncture is […]

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Rolfing® — get back your back

February 23, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  Do you have chronic low back pain? Is it a symptom or a cause? Is your lower back in pain because of other bodily misalignments caused by tight connective tissue? A Rolfer™ is trained to assess your entire body’s structure to determine the underlying cause of the pain in your sacrum […]

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