Latissimus Dorsi Pain: Everything You Need To Know

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You may not have heard the term "latissimus dorsi" before, but I'll bet you know what it is: This large, flat, V-shaped back muscle is more commonly known as your "lats." And if you've been unfortunate enough to pull a lat muscle, you know that latissimus dorsi pain can not only be debilitating, it can seriously affect yo … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Treating Back Strain Without NSAIDs: Is it Even Possible?

Medically reviewed by Dr. Brian Paris, D.C on Nov. 6, 2018. Did you know that back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor? It’s true… millions of Americans trudge into doctors’ offices, hospitals, and clinics every year, desperate for relief from back strains and sprains. And yet, they continue … Read More

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

5 Steps to Quickly Recover from a Pulled Back Muscle

Medically reviewed by Dr. Brian Paris, D.C on Nov. 6, 2018. If you haven’t already, you probably will at some point experience a pulled back muscle. They’re the most common cause of low back pain. It could happen during a game of golf, while cleaning the garage, or even on the dance floor. While we often tend to ref … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Why Diverticulitis Can Cause Aggravating Low Back Pain

Medically reviewed by Dr. Brian Paris, D.C on Nov. 6, 2018. Diverticulitis is a serious condition that can cause irritating pelvic and lower back pain. To understand why diverticulitis can cause pelvic and low back pain, you have to know what diverticulitis actually is -- and how it's different from diverticulosis. … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Chest Pain on Your Right Side? Know When to Worry

Medically reviewed by Dr. Brian Paris, D.C on Jan. 20, 2019. 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 … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

The Harmful Side Effects of Cortisone Shots for Back Pain

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How is it that professional athletes can play hurt or beat themselves up on game day, and a week later they can do it again – and continue to do this week after week, year after year? More than likely, they're getting "fixed up" with cortisone shots. You see, science has learned how to trick the body into feeling better a … Read More

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How to Choose the Best Pain Relief Cream (And Which Ingredients to Avoid)

[Bonus Content: 13 powerful nutrients that rub out pain on contact] Some of the most popular pain relief products available on the market today are topical analgesics. These over-the-counter pain relief products come in various forms: There are pain relieving gels, roll-ons, sprays and topical analgesic creams. Ther … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Rub on Relief, Treatments
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How to Choose the Best Chair for Back Pain (And 2 You Should to Try)

The average American spends anywhere from eight to 12 hours a day sitting. Despite the significant amount of time we spend sitting throughout the day, most people don't pay any regard to the chair they use. But know this: a good chair can be a key factor in relieving debilitating back pain and neck pain — and avoiding … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Spondylolisthesis Exercises That Relieve and Prevent Pain

Medically reviewed by Dr. Brian Paris, D.C on Jan. 20, 2019. Spondylolisthesis ("spon-dee-low-lis-thee-sis”) is a big fancy word that simply means a vertebra in your spine has slipped out of position. It sounds like a pretty extreme condition. And spondylolisthesis can be the source of severe back pain, usually in the lo … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Exercise, Fitness, Spondylolisthesis
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,