Why Are You REALLY Having Back Surgery?

  There’s a reason you’re scheduled for back surgery. Perhaps you’ve been told surgery is necessary to repair a herniated disc, fuse some troublesome vertebrae together, or some other reason. But what you may not have been told is how frequently back surgery is recommended… simply because of where you live. Say wh … Read More

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

How to Heal Yourself With a "Fake" Cure

  Could this be a new age of medicine? Top doctors and researchers have stumbled upon a potential cure for numerous ailments — including cancer, heart attack, and Parkinson’s disease. And no one could be more surprised than the doctors themselves. What makes their discovery so shocking is the patients who are getti … Read More

Filed Under: Treatments
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Chinese Green Tea Benefits

By Matthew Scott Chinese green tea benefits are numerous. Most are health related, but some are cultural, especially in China - the home of green tea. Here, people drink green tea during meals to improve digestion and dissolve oil or fat in their food, and throughout the day as a refreshing beverage. Green tea is o … Read More

Filed Under: Traditional Chinese Medicine
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Tennis Elbow Relief with Acupressure

  Elbow tendinitis can bring your tennis season to a swift end. Since the amount of elbow pain felt is directly related to how often… how long… and how hard you play tennis, serious players tend to have the worst cases of tennis elbow. That’s because your constant firm grip on your tennis racquet and repeated actio … Read More

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

Top 5 Nerve Pain Home Remedies

Nerve pain hits millions of adults every year. And it’s not just shooting pain. Sometimes it feels like an electric shock. Or like getting jabbed with pins and needles. Or burning pain. But sometimes it’s not even "pain” so much as numbness and weakness. Or an in-the-middle annoying, tingling, "my foot just woke up” fe … Read More

Filed Under: Nerve Treatment, Treatments
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Sciatica Pain? Self Acupressure for Fast Pain Relief

Do you have a sharp pain running down the back of your leg? It could be sciatica. One common misconception about sciatica is that it’s a physical condition. In fact, sciatica is simply a term describing that pain which can run all the way down the back of your leg to your toes. But there’s actually four primary conditi … Read More

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

Do-It-Yourself Chinese Medicine for Lower Back Pain

By Matthew Scott Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), with its 2500 year old history, offers many lower back pain remedies - lower back stretches and strengthening exercises, massage techniques, acupuncture, herbal remedies, liniments, sticking plasters and others. Some require a trained TCM practitioner to administ … Read More

Filed Under: Traditional Chinese Medicine
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Fusion Surgery: Blowing the Whistle

  It's time we set something straight once and for all. Back fusion surgery is crippling those with back pain. And it doesn't have to be that way. Every ten seconds in the United States, someone will go to the hospital with a back pain complaint. That's well over three million emergency room visits every year. Abou … Read More

Filed Under: Spinal Fusion
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Are Repressed Emotions Causing Your Back Pain?

Emotionally Upset Woman

"What are you carrying emotionally?" When Mandy saw a chiropractor about the knot that had clenched her upper back muscles so tight that she couldn't turn her head to the left, she expected to explain away her pain by sharing the weight of her purse and her children. But to her surprise, her chiropractor wanted to … Read More

Filed Under: Mind Body
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,