Dr. Oz on Inversion Therapy

Did you see the recent episode of the Dr. Oz show where he talked about inversion therapy and it's benefits? Even traditionally trained, mainstream doctors like Dr. Oz are finally starting to catch on (but boy are they slow!) to inversion therapy for treating all sorts of back and sciatic pain. Plus, not only can it help el … Read More

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

Does Your Spinal Stenosis Require Fusion Surgery?

Has chronic back pain been a part of your life for as long as you can remember? Are you still struggling to find a treatment that works? If so, you should speak with your physician and request a check for spinal stenosis. Often the initial diagnosis for a back problem is wrong. Not because the physician is incompetent but be … Read More

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

Acupressure for Back Pain Relief

Western conventional medicine regularly introduces new drugs and procedures to help patients deal with back pain. Many of these come with side effects potentially much worse than the condition being treated. Just as disturbing, many of the treatments are less effective than safer methods which have been used for literally … Read More

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

Myofascial Trigger Points

When patients report pain to their doctors, the root cause of pain is rarely diagnosed correctly. Probably because as many as 3 of every 4 instances of pain are directly attributable to tiny contraction knots in muscle tissue most doctors are never trained to recognize called myofascial trigger points. Although studied si … Read More

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

Chiropractic for Back Pain

Ask anyone on the street what type of natural healthcare practitioner they would call first for back pain. Odds are 9 out of 10 times they will say a chiropractor. Yet the best chiropractors will not tell you to come see them to merely get rid of back pain. That's not their goal, but rather a common side effect of treatment … Read More

Filed Under: Chiropractic Care
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Reflexology for Back Pain

Here's a short video demonstrating Reflexology for Back Pain Hope you found this quick video helpful. Please be sure to share your feedback by commenting below. Thanks for the requests for a downloadable PDF of these fantastic charts....here you go...enjoy! Download Foot Reflexology Charts Here … Read More

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

Tim Wakefield's Back Surgery

Boston Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield underwent back surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital this week to repair a herniated disc and remove a loose fragment. Many are encouraged to hear early word the back surgery was deemed successful with 4-6 weeks of rehab to begin immediately. Starting with lower back pain, the pitche … Read More

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

Top Bodybuilder Secrets for Injury Recovery

Bodybuilding is tough work, requiring many hours every week sculpting muscles in the gym. It also leads to numerous muscle and tendon injuries, particularly among those less knowledgeable about balanced workouts. A complete series of articles on preventing bodybuilding related back pain should be required reading for anyone … Read More

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

Hypnosis: Changing Your Mind About Weight Loss

We usually find a way to accomplish what we really want to do. Many of us tell ourselves losing weight is one of those things we really want to do... but it's not. That's because our minds don't think "losing weight" then naturally project a self image of ourselves as slim and trim. Instead, it takes "losing weight" and imm … Read More

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