5 Best Sleeping Positions for Lower Back Pain

best sleeping positions for lower back pain

It's a vicious cycle: If you suffer from lower back pain, it can make it tough for you to get a good night's sleep. And if you regularly sleep in what we call a bad "sleep position," it can make your low back pain even worse. In fact, sleeping in a bad position may actually be one of the underlying causes of your back pai … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Dr. Brian Paris,

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

spinal decompression at home

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,

How to Fix the Posture Mistakes You Make Every Day

I've been a practicing chiropractor for over 20 years, and I can tell you that most back problems are caused by poor body mechanics. Body mechanics are how we hold our bodies and how we engage in basic and complex movements. But most of us go through our entire lives without knowing how important proper body mechanics … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Dr. Brian Paris,

Your Smartphone is Destroying Your Neck. Here’s How to Fix It.

More than 95% of Americans now own cell phones, smartphones or other types of mobile devices, like a tablet or iPad. It's a great way to stay connected, but this explosion in mobile technology has created a new epidemic: text neck. I'm sure I don't have to tell you that people have become addicted to their mobile phone … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Dr. Brian Paris,

Chest Pain on Your Right Side? Know When to Worry

When people experience pain in their chest, they tend to automatically think the worst -- that they may be having a heart attack. Although it's true that chest pain on your left side can be a warning sign of a heart attack, it's pretty safe to assume that chest pain that occurs on the right side has nothing to do with you … Read More

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

Why Eating Guacamole with These Veggies Can Improve Your Vision

foods that improve vision

You know carrots are one of those foods that improve vision, with their high beta-carotene content. They also provide eyesight-boosting lutein and zeaxanthin. So do celery and broccoli. And tomatoes are hands down the best source of lycopene. Eating foods rich in these nutrients on a regular basis is one of the m … Read More

Filed Under: Healthy Eating, Live Pain Free Newsletter, Nutrition
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

PODCAST: How to Get Your Fitness Goals Back on Track

On this episode, Stephen Holt, one of the top fitness trainers in the U.S., and I discuss how you to set achievable fitness goals and see them through to completion. Stephen is a highly accomplished personal trainer who has worked with several professional athletes, including NFL players and Olympians. In our conversat … Read More

Filed Under: Fitness, Podcast
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

5 Inversion Table Exercises That Build Strength and Muscle

inversion table exercises

Whether you own an inversion table or are thinking about buying one, you should know that inversion therapy, specifically inversion table exercises, are among the fastest ways to get safe, natural relief from back pain. How fast? Try 10-seconds-to-pain-relief fast. That's according to a study that measured lower back m … Read More

Filed Under: Inversion Therapy, Video
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

PODCAST: How Chris Kresser is Transforming Conventional Healthcare

Today's guest is New York Times bestselling author Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac. He is an internationally known expert in Paleo nutrition, ancestral health and integral health. He is also the creator of chriskresser.com, one of the top 25 most popular health websites in the world. In this episode, we discuss his campaign to tra … Read More

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