Hip Injuries and Back Pain

by admin on January 12, 2011

Many sports therapists, trainers, and physical therapists are only too aware that problems in the hips can mean problems in the back.  The reason for this is the involvement of the sacroiliac joint which is located right at the bottom of the back between the sacrum (vertebrae S1-S5) and the ilia (hip bones).  Forming the [...]

Posture and Neck Pain – Proper Neck Posture

by pnadmin on January 10, 2011

// Having poor posture is just one of the myriad reasons you can develop neck pain.  It may be a simple task to recognize that you have poor posture, but it is rarely simple to correct it.  For most people the bulk of their day is spent at work, so it makes sense to start [...]

Infrared Light Therapy for Neck Pain

by pnadmin on January 4, 2011

// Infrared light therapy has been lauded as an effective treatment for all sorts of conditions such as arthritis, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, tendinitis, fractures, varicose veins, and even acne, thin hair, and cold sores. As a relatively inexpensive, non-invasive, treatment that patients can use at home it is not hard to see [...]

Umbilical Cord Blood – The Gift of Healing

by sctadmin on December 30, 2010

The Gift of Healing Umbilical Cord Blood The blood found in the umbilical cord and placenta following a baby’s birth was discovered in 1978 to be a rich source of haematopoietic cells and stem cells.  This tissue that was previously discarded so readily has now become the focus of much medical research and innovation with [...]

Umbilical Cord Blood – The Gift of Healing

by sctadmin on December 30, 2010

The Gift of Healing Umbilical Cord Blood The blood found in the umbilical cord and placenta following a baby’s birth was discovered in 1978 to be a rich source of haematopoietic cells and stem cells.  This tissue that was previously discarded so readily has now become the focus of much medical research and innovation with [...]

Magnetic Therapy for Back Pain

by admin on December 29, 2010

The magnetic therapy industry is worth millions of dollars worldwide and there are a huge number of manufacturers creating devices that claim to treat back pain due to spinal stenosis and a number of other conditions.  This magnetic therapy is available in the form of bracelets, necklaces, and other magnetic therapy jewellery, along with back [...]

Types of Stem Cells

by sctadmin on December 21, 2010

There are two basic types of stem cells found in human beings. Of the two, embryonic stem cells are the most controversial because the cells come from an embryo. Adult stem cells, the second type, are harvested from adult humans. Embryonic Stem Cell Types are harvested exclusively from early stage embryos and what makes them [...]

Back Pain Relief Devices – Part 2

by admin on December 20, 2010

As promised, here is the follow up to Part One of Devices for Back Pain Relief, where we review a few more of the available products relevant to spinal stenosis. The BackJoy Core – What is it? The BackJoy Core is a cushion-like product that works to correct posture whilst sitting. The idea is that [...]

Back Pain from Stress

by admin on December 15, 2010

// Dealing with Stress and Back Pain Back pain can be due to a number of causes, with mechanical problems, trauma, degeneration, and even manganese deficiency the possible aetiology of your pain.  However, the biggest cause of musculoskeletal back pain is stress, whether emotional, physical, or chemical.  It goes without saying that for many people [...]

How Stress Causes Neck Pain

by pnadmin on December 14, 2010

// How Stress Causes Neck Pain If you suffer from chronic neck pain, particularly alongside headaches, and with no apparent physical cause it may be that your stress level is to blame.  Stress in daily life, from pressure at work, school, or home, can cause tension in the neck muscles, which leads to fatigue, cramping, [...]