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Tips For Traveling With Back Pain

Tips For Traveling With Back Pain

It’s about that time of year when more and more people are beginning to travel again, which means longer lines and crowded airports. In the midst of all travel stress, are you making sure you’re taking care of yourself and staying away from old back pain flare ups? Traveling wears down on your mind and body and we’re here to give you some easy tips you can follow to avoid added-on stress and pain during your travels.

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, here are some tips you can follow:

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Self-Massage Techniques for Neck Pain & Headaches

Self-Massage Techniques for Neck Pain & Headaches

If you’re dealing with neck pain and headaches, including pain into your upper traps and shoulder blades, there are some simple and effective self-massage techniques you can use to reduce your pain immediately.

In this video, I’ll show you several ways to use a massage cane to relief muscle tension and to increase joint mobility in your facet joints.

This will include a demonstration of some “trigger point release” techniques, some “active release-style” techniques, and some joint mobilization techniques.

You can decide which treatment technique is your favorite!

I hope this video helps you reduce the pain and tension in your neck and helps you reduce your headaches!

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Joint Pain in the Cold: Three Theories Behind Winter Joint Pain

Joint Pain in the Cold: Three Theories Behind Winter Joint Pain

It’s that time of the year when the temperature begins to drop. If you’re an active person you know that this is also the time nagging aches and pains resurface. You’ll feel these unpleasant and sometimes unbearable sensations around your joints.

If you’re familiar with cold weather joint pain, you’re not alone!

According to the (CDC), about 23% of Americans have arthritis. This means around 58 million people stock up on knee wraps and Tylenol for the winter.

We can always blame the weather, but what is it about the cold that causes joint pain to flare up?

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Neck Pain & Headaches – 3 Mistakes to Avoid!

Neck Pain & Headaches – 3 Mistakes to Avoid!

When it comes to neck pain and headaches, I see people making 3 mistakes over and over again.

In fact, I recently made mistake #2 after a recent bout of severe neck pain (after crashing my snowboard).

This inspired me to make this video!

If you’re suffering from neck pain and headaches, you’ll want to do everything you can to avoid these 3 mistakes, as they’re likely holding you back from making a full recovery.

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