Entries tagged with “Back Pain”

13 Affirmations to Ease Back Pain

Dealing with back pain can be life-altering. Shift your perspective with these affirmations.

3 Simple Fixes to Ease Upper Back Pain

Poor posture, shallow breathing, and shutdown emotions wreak havoc on your back. Try these daily shifts to release the physical and emotional roots of upper back pain.

4 Chair Stretches to Ease Neck, Shoulder, and Upper Back Pain

The repetitive movements you make every day can be a big factor in aggravating, or even causing, pain in the neck, shoulders, and upper back. Try these four stretches from chiropractor Dr. Amy Shevokas to find relief.

5 Questions to Help Decode Your Chronic Back Pain

That chronic back pain is a message from your body. Are you listening? These 5 questions will help you gain insight.

Book Review: Crooked

CrookedOutwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to RecoveryBy Cathryn Jakobson RaminHarperDid you know that spinal surgeons often have investments in radiology cli…

Chair Yoga: Restoration for the Lower Back

Rejuvenate and release tension with this chair yoga sequence.

Daily Muscle Relief to Alleviate Back Pain

These low impact exercises will help to counter the strain you place on the body through high intensity exercise and the effects of sitting during the day.

Exploring the Spiritual Meaning of Lower Back Pain

To understand the spiritual meaning of lower back pain, head to the source: the sacrum, or “sacred bone.”

For Back Pain, Talk It Out

If your back is aching, you might be stuck in a horizontal position.

Healing Chronic Back Pain

Once you start to listen to the sensations in your body, it allows for healing to take place.

Heartache to Heart Opener

Tune into your body’s innate intelligence.

How To Relieve Back Pain With A Tennis Ball

This is a great video demonstration for how to relieve pain and tension in your back, neck, shoulders and hips with the help of a tennis ball.

Lessons From Yin Yoga for Managing Chronic Pain

Yin yoga works the connective tissue that wraps around our muscles and carries messages from the brain. By practicing yin yoga, we may be able to reprogram some of the physical patterns causing chronic pain.

Podcast: David Hanscom, MD

A former spine surgeon presents effective pain-relief alternatives to risky procedures.

Preventing Sciatica

Sciatica can be debilitating. Preventing sciatica requires some life changes, but it’s worth it.

Releasing the Emotional Roots of Back Pain

Your back pain is trying to tell you something. Chronic back pain might be caused by stuck emotions.

Spiritual Meaning of Pain in the Upper-Middle Back

To uncover the spiritual meaning of pain in the upper-middle back, ask if you’re getting enough support in the back of your heart.

The Spiritual Meaning of Lower Back Pain

Seeking and acknowledging the spiritual meaning of lower back pain can set you on a course for recovery.

Waking up the Spine

Whether or not you live with back pain, chances are that there are times your back is speaking to you.

Yoga Sequence for Sciatica and Lower Back Pain

Try doing this sequence daily, mixing yoga and pilates—especially during pregnancy. You may feel relief within as little as a week or less.