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How to Use Lacrosse Balls and Tennis Balls for DIY Lower Back Pain Massage, Why Seeing Many Different Practitioners Isn’t Getting You The Results You Want

How to Use Lacrosse Balls and Tennis Balls for DIY Lower Back Pain Massage

Lacrosse balls or tennis balls act like foam rollers and can be useful in relieving lower back pain. Massaging the lower back with lacrosse balls or tennis balls can help loosen soft tissues, release tension, relieve entrapped nerves, and improve flexibility.  This blog explains the healing benefits of using lacrosse balls or tennis balls for self-massage …

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Why Seeing Many Different Practitioners Isn’t Getting You The Results You Want

Pain can make us do things we never thought we’d do. It may drive us to take painkillers every few hours, turn to ice/cold packs in frustration, or kick us into high gear in the gym or our yoga classes. It may even lead some of us to turn to injections.  The bottom line is …

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New Year’s Resolution: Getting In Shape While Avoiding Overuse Training Syndrome

For Many Americans, getting in better shape is the first thing that comes to mind when choosing a New Year’s Resolution.  With the beginning of a new year comes the drive to want to do something different and better than the previous year.  New changes, new outlooks, and new workout routines are on the top of the …

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Why Back Pain Isn’t “NORMAL” Even If You’re Getting Older

Back pain: very few people go through life without feeling its debilitating effects. From dull aches to sharp, stabbing sensations, back pain can afflict many of us in various ways. For a some people, back pain is a prolonged struggle that can strike at any moment, the intensity and heartache of which seems to increase …

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