Is It Safe to Take Ibuprofen for COVID-19?

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You've probably seen reports online warning against taking ibuprofen for COVID-19. So does taking ibuprofen -- which is sold as Advil -- when you have a fever or symptoms make the disease worse? The answer is complicated... Here's what we know so far: There's no conclusive evidence yet that ibuprofen can worse … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: HBI Editorial Team,

Pain Relief Meal Plan for Self-Isolation and Quarantine

Click here to download your anti-inflammatory meal plan (Includes a grocery list of foods available at most stores) Most people are stress eating right now, eating more junk foods like chips, ice cream and soda to take their minds off the pandemic.  All of that junk food may help relieve stress for a few minutes... Bu … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Healthy Eating, Nutrition
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

15 Tips to Boost Your Mood While Self-Isolating With Chronic Pain

If you suffer from chronic pain, you already know how hard being alone is for days on end.  And with a pandemic, statewide lockdowns, and public spaces closed, staying at home may feel intense right now. With a few adjustments to your daily routine and lifestyle, you can stay productive and centered and connected to ot … Read More

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Written By: HBI Editorial Team,

A Message to Pain Sufferers During COVID-19: We’re Here to Help

Due to COVID-19, you may experience delayed delivery. Click here for the latest update. At the Healthy Back Institute, our mission is to help you stay healthy and pain-free. Right now is the most important time of your life to stay healthy. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we know you're concerned about how to do tha … Read More

Filed Under: General Interest
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6 Essential Foods for Healthy Lungs

Every minute you take in 15 to 20 breaths — that’s more than 20,000 breaths a day.[i] So it goes without saying that your lungs have their work cut out for them. With each inhalation, the oxygen you breathe in gets transferred from your lungs into your bloodstream and to each and every cell in your body, sustaining your v … Read More

Filed Under: Healthy Eating
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How to Boost Your Immune System Right Now

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As COVID-19 infections sweep the globe, you may be asking yourself... How can I boost my immune system right now? While there is no COVID-19 cure or vaccine, you can take several actions right now to up your body’s immune system. These include changes to your diet and lifestyle. When you have both a healthy immune s … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
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7 Tips to Stay Healthy, Calm, and in Control During Coronavirus Panic

Feeling fearful, uncertain, anxious, or even downright scared about coronavirus? It’s OK if you are. COVID-19, the disease caused by this new coronavirus, has the world and its markets in a  frenzy. It’s normal to feel anxious and uncertain about your health and safety, and your family’s and community's well-being. … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: HBI Editorial Team,

Want the Benefits of Inversion Therapy without the Equipment? Try These Exercises

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Every day, whether you’re standing or sitting, the force of gravity is pulling down on your spine, compressing the discs in your back, taxing your ligaments, and putting pressure on your nerves. Over time, spinal compression can lead to upper and lower back pain, neck pain, stiff shoulders and neck and spine-related conditi … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

What You Can Do to Avoid Thanksgiving Weight Gain

Moderation is probably at the bottom of your priority list during the Thanksgiving holiday because the holidays provide ample opportunity to conveniently forget about weight loss and fitness goals. The truth is that you can enjoy your holiday feast without over-indulging in fatty foods full of empty calories and no nutrit … Read More

Filed Under: Weight Loss
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,