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pain

6 Ways To Manage Pain Without Having To Suffer

The words “pain and suffering” tend to be inextricably tethered, like Siamese twins. It seems unfathomable that one could exist without the other. But...

Marie-Rose Phan-Lê
May 4 2015

Understanding Fascia: Why You Feel Tight + How To Release Tension

Back when I was in school, it was taught the white "film" on cadavers (fascia) was inert and non-specific. But we know now that fascia is, without...

Melissa Putt
May 3 2015

5 Reasons To Foam Roll Every Day

What I'm about to tell you isn't ground-breaking, but it's important, so listen up: start foam rolling!

Nora Tobin
April 29 2015

Why Your Knees Hurt During A Workout + What To Do About It

Do your knees ache every time you climb stairs, get out of bed, go for a job or bend down to do a squat at the gym? Does this keep you from your...

Beth Drayer
April 25 2015

Understanding Scar Tissue: What It Is + How To Care For It

So you’ve had surgery, your scars have healed and you’re back to your pre-surgery life. Along the way, did anyone tell you about the impact scars — no...

Mary Whaling
April 23 2015

What To Do When Your Exercise Is Painful

While exercise is no doubt beneficial to your mental and physical health, it often comes with an increased risk of injury, especially if you're new to...

Dr. Stefano Sinicropi
April 21 2015

Why Your Lower Back Hurts + A Simple Way To Prevent It

The bad news about mechanical lower back pain is that it's due to repetitive faulty movement or bad posture, which leads to increased pressure in your...

Mary Whaling
April 10 2015

How Tapping Can Help Relieve Chronic Pain

Since childhood, we’ve been taught that physical pain originates in the body. Our earliest experiences with pain often happened after scraping a knee...

Nicolas Ortner
April 7 2015

Understanding Fascia: How To Protect It While You're Working Out

If you've you spent a lifetime with the goal of chiseling yourself into the prefect ratio of body fat, hoping that harder is better, you might want to...

Laura Di Franco
April 1 2015

6 Ways To Ask For Help When You're Struggling With Life

For many people, asking for support is difficult. We judge ourselves and view it as a sign of weakness. We expect to be happy and to act as if there's...

Lauren Stahl
March 31 2015

How To Work With Painful Feelings Anytime, Anywhere

Emotional pain is a part of being human, and no one gets a free pass. We all suffer with feelings of sadness, guilt, anger and shame. Often, though,...

Christina O'Flaherty
March 31 2015

11 Things To Remember If You're Getting Back Into Exercise

If you're recovering from surgery or an illness, exercising can be tough. Maybe your doctor has told you it's time to start exercising again to aid in...

Lea Bayles
March 30 2015

Understanding Fascia: What It Is + Why You Should Care

Think of fascia as the most sensitive, highly interconnected system in the entire body — it's the life force next to blood. Without fascia, toned and...

Melissa Putt
March 25 2015

5 Things To Remember When You're Struggling Emotionally

When you're going through a rough time, it's hard to concentrate on anything besides how hard it feels in the moment.

Amy Clover
March 25 2015

Is Your Body Trying To Guide You But You're Just Not Listening?

For over a decade, my body was trying to guide me, but I ignored it. My body started with whispers — a queasy feeling in my stomach, a repetitive...

Dr. Lissa Rankin
March 18 2015

How To Cope With Chronic Pain, Even When It Feels Overwhelming

As someone who lives in pain every day, I've had to learn to refocus my energy into other areas of my life to avoid the spiral of depression that...

Caitlin Cooper
March 10 2015

10 Stretches To Help You Sleep Better + Relieve Fascia Pain

The average American sleeps for eight hours every night, and during those hours, we do things in our sleep that will affect the other 16 hours of the...

Melissa Putt
March 7 2015

Why You're Experiencing Shoulder Pain + How To Heal It

In order for your shoulder to function optimally, you need good thoracic (upper back) mobility. Too many people have poor upper thoracic mobility —...

Mary Whaling
March 3 2015

Komodo Dragon Gets Acupuncture For Neck Pain

There have been two movies devoted to answering the question of how to train a dragon. Two. Well, the Palm Beach Zoo might have discovered the...

Emi Boscamp
February 18 2015

Could Your Gut Be The Cause Of Your Joint Pain?

A growing amount of research is honing in on a surprising suspect in the cause of rheumatoid arthritis: our gut bacteria.

Emi Boscamp
January 15 2015