Moxibustion: Acupuncture Complete

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard of acupuncture before. But most westerners might be surprised to learn that acupuncture is more than just getting stuck with needles. Acupuncture is one of the oldest healing practices in the world. It's been documented in Chinese medical texts dated as far back as the … Read More

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

Spinal Decompression Surgery? Not So Fast…

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By Steven Hefferon, PTA, CMT One of the most effective yet overlooked natural treatments for back pain and sciatica is spinal decompression. Bulging and herniated discs pressing on nerves in the spinal column have been corrected without surgery time and again. Lower back strains have been eased. Sciatica has been elimi … Read More

Filed Under: Back Surgery, Inversion Table, Inversion Therapy, Pinched Nerve
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Acupuncture: Connecting You With Back Pain Relief

Everything in the universe is connected. At least that's the belief behind traditional acupuncture. Practiced in China for well over 3,000 years, acupuncture is one of the most time-tested ancient healing sciences in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It's a practice based on maintaining a balance of energies in the body. Trad … Read More

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

Scrape Away Your Back Pain With Gua Sha

People suffering from back pain, neck pain and sciatica can finally experience sweet relief with a little-known Chinese secret called "Gua Sha". This procedure is popular in China and parts of Southeast Asia as an effective method for treating a number of diseases. In the western world, the approach has yet to become widely … Read More

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

Will Massage Help Your Back Pain?

Massage therapy has become an increasingly popular treatment for back pain. But is massage merely a short-term "feel good" remedy or does it actually help your back? Let's start by remembering that most back pain begins with problems in the musculoskeletal system such as muscle imbalances and trigger points. Since massage … Read More

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

Reflexology: Press Away Your Pain

  Ultra Powerful Pain Reliever (still legal)   A full quarter of all the bones in your body are in your feet - more than 50 of them. Take a closer look... straight down. There they are. Maybe you've underestimated these two distinctive members of your body. On an average day you walk around and pound on them … Read More

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

Hypnosis for the Treatment of Pain

Do you ever feel like you're always in pain? That nothing ever helps? Did you know that these mantras in your brain, the ones which keep repeating these negative messages, actually help keep you locked in a cycle of pain? One of the most powerful ways to treat pain is to teach your mind and body to control it. That's where … Read More

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

The Science Behind Acupuncture

In western medicine, doctors are notoriously slow to embrace new techniques. Even more amazing is how slow they are to accept even minimally invasive treatments with a successful track record spanning hundreds or thousands of years. Acupuncture, rooted in Traditional Chinese medicine, is one of these largely ignored yet pro … Read More

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

Are Inversion Tables Safe?

What a great question... and it's easy to see why so many people ask it. Who wouldn't wonder if hanging upside down is actually good for you? But the answer is, yes, inversion tables are safe. Yet there are a small number of people who may not be able to use inversion therapy. For example, people with certain eye conditio … Read More

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

Are Inversions Tables Effective?

Chances are good that you stumbled upon this post because you’re in need of back pain therapy and someone you know has been raving about inversion therapy. Those glowing reviews made you wonder if inversion therapy is truly that wonderful and how you could get your hands on your very own inversion table…right? The truth is … Read More

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