Arthritis: There’s some pain up in this joint… and some solutions too!

If you’re lucky enough to only know it conceptually, be grateful. Because for those of us who have arthritis, we are pretty much stuck with it. What does Arthritis even mean? Well, the prefix “Arth-” means joint, and the suffix “-itis” denotes inflammation. So together, “Arthritis” is simply a fancy word for “inflammation in the …

Good Nights: Giving you the route to routine pt. 2

It’s something we often say, but is it something we actually think about? What is a “good” night? Debatably, it is one that involves a calm decline from the crescendo of your busy day. A slow down-hill stroll towards bed-time, rather than a chaotic sprint to get enough sleep before morning. A good night is …

Structural Integrity: How your postural habits can determine your future pain

Let’s start by sitting up straight, spreading the knees wide, pulling the shoulders down and back, and lifting your chin so it’s parallel with the ground. Great stuff. Now, how long do you think you can hold this position? The truth and trick to posture is persistence and consistency. It doesn’t help to sit up …

Mysterious pain… Headaches: Random Pains or Signposts?

For seemingly random pains in the head revealed.. read on. How often do you really note where your headache is felt? I know you might be thinking, “um, obviously in the head?”, and while you’re not wrong… I mean more particularly WHERE in the head. You see, locating specific points of where pain is felt …