Why Does Your Posture Matter?

Have you ever noticed someone walking in a room and though “Now that is some one important!” Posture is a critical piece to gain positive first impressions from others. Not only has posture been shown to improve other people’s perceptions of individuals, recent...

5 Ways to Reduce (or Eliminate) Back Pain

The two most common causes of back pain in older adults are osteoarthritis and spinal stenosis. Osteoarthritis is a gradual breakdown of the cartilage between the facet joints of the spine. Spinal stenosis occurs when the spinal nerves is the lower back are choked,...

How Trigger Points Cause Back Pain

Do you suffer from debilitating back pain if you bend over or are in agony when you are seated for longer than 15 minutes? Do normal tasks suddenly make you cringe after only a few minutes, seemingly without cause? You may have trigger points causing back pain....

Managing Pain Without Opioids

The public is learning more information about the harmful effects of opioids. The sudden death of singer Prince is still in the news, his death a result of an overdose of opioids. If you have ever been prescribed opioids, like Vicodin or OxyContin, you know that they...

Scientists Identify Mechanism Underlying Peripheral Neuropathy

Do you suffer from numbness or tingling pain in your legs and feet?  Do you sometimes lose your balance? If so, you might be experiencing the effects of peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral Neuropathy earned its name because it affects the peripheral portions of your...