Say These 2 Words to Cancel Damaging Mental Stress

I want to show you one simple way to mitigate stress in your life. But before I do, let’s talk about what causes stress in your mind. It goes like this: Where we get into trouble is when we take the past and put it into the present... And then, we take the present AND the past and stick it into the future. Tha … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: Steven Hefferon, CMT, PTA,

Is It Safe to Take Ibuprofen for COVID-19?

ibuprofen for covid

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,

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

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

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

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Written By: HBI Editorial Team,

Texting Thumb Pain: Causes and Treatments

texting thumb pain

"Texting thumb" -- once called "blackberry thumb" in the early 00's -- is the layman's term now being used to describe thumb pain related to texting and constant smartphone use. It may sound funny, but it’s no joke, considering billions of texts are sent every single day, and countless hours are spent browsing and engagin … Read More

Filed Under: General Health
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Why You Feel Lower Back Pain When You Have the Flu

Back Pain And The Flu

Medically reviewed by Dr. Brian Paris, D.C on Nov. 6, 2018. Is lower back pain a symptom of the flu? Is there a link between back pain and the flu? We get asked these questions a lot here at the Healthy Back Institute, especially during the winter. Every year millions of Americans take to bed stricken with a cold or … Read More

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

The Powerful Health Benefits of Proteolytic Enzymes

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https://youtu.be/MocAcvqYHG4 Medically reviewed by Dr. Brian Paris, D.C on Jan. 20, 2019. If you've never heard of proteolytic enzymes, you're not alone. It's not likely your doctor will tell you about them -- in fact, he or she probably doesn't know much, if anything, about them. After reading this article, you' … Read More

Filed Under: General Health, Pain and Inflammation, Proteolytic Systemic Enzymes
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Top 12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods That Stop Joint Pain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=793Uvx9FCNY If you suffer from joint pain... Then you might already know health experts say the single most important thing you can do to feel better... ...is to cool the fires of inflammation in your body. Yet, what most people don’t know is the best place to start is NOT with N … Read More

Filed Under: Anti-Inflammatory, Healthy Eating, Pain and Inflammation
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

3 Great Ways to Beat Stress

woman in kitchen feeling stress over bills

Few have a true awareness of how much stress actually affects their life. Frequently we don’t even recognize it. Many think of stress as “having a meltdown” but that’s often not the case. I seldom, if ever, have a meltdown, but I’ve learned to tune in to and recognize the effects of stress on my body and in my life on a d … Read More

Filed Under: Live Pain Free Newsletter, Stress
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,