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Relieve A Stiff Lower Back With 3 Unusual Stretches

Having a stiff lower back is annoying to say the least. It has a nasty habit of making you feel old!!! And no one wants to feel old… Even if you are 🙂 So in this article I am going to teach you how to do 3 unusual stretches to relieve a stiff lower back. […]

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Why Foam Rolling Isn’t Really Helping Your Knee Pain

You have been dutifully rolling before workouts… and after workouts……. and lets face it sometimes even instead of workouts. Why? Because it works Well, sort of….. It’s time to workout. You arrive at the gym and you reach for the foam roller. You lay it down on the floor and take a couple of deep […]

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The Link Between Chronic Pain & Inflammation

If you are struggling to get rid of chronic pain, this article will be of particular interest to you. In it, I am going to explain something that is so fundamental to what is going on inside your body, that unless you deal with it, it is unlikely that you will ever become completely pain […]

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Preventing Injuries In Soccer

I will never forget sitting in the back of my dad’s car on the way to the hospital. I was holding my leg and it was bending half way down my shin! I am not sure if it was the pain or how long I would be away from the game that hurt the most. […]

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Using Science To Overcome Chronic Whiplash

With our overly crowded roads, whiplash injuries are almost an epidemic and if you haven’t personally been affected, I am sure you know someone who has. In addition to pain, whiplash victims also have to deal with the stress of an insurance claim and the mounting cost of repeated therapy treatments. The common held belief […]

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The Problem of Using An Outdated Model For Back Pain

Chronic back pain severely reduces quality of life and is one of the most common reasons people visit their doctor. Despite this, back pain is something that is poorly understood. The main reason for this is most people, including doctors and therapists, are still operating on an out-dated model of pain that stems back hundreds […]

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How Do You Protect Your Rotator Cuff?

Each year around 3 million people in North America visit their doctor for rotator cuff injuries. Yet despite this amount, people don’t directly consider them in their training routine. In this article we will be looking at what you can do to protect your rotator cuff from getting injured. The term rotator cuff refers to […]

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Is it possible to get rid of my neck pain permanently? Part-2

  When I was still living in England, I used to get the most excruciating neck pain that would last for days. I’d go to bed feeling fine but when I woke up in the morning it was like someone was driving a dagger behind my shoulder blade and any head movement sent shock-waves up […]

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Is it possible to get rid of my neck pain permanently? Part-1

Your day starts off the same as every other day. Your alarm goes off and you slowly open your eyes. You lift yourself out of bed and head to the kitchen to brew a coffee. Then you have a quick shower. Then grab your coffee as you run out of the house. You are eager […]

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