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How Sugar Affects Back Pain

We all know that eating a well-balanced diet is important for health and longevity. But did you know that studies have actually linked some forms of back pain with consuming certain types of food? Sugar is one of the major culprits. Unfortunately, it’s too easy to overdo the sugar intake [...]

By | 2017-09-28T08:17:51+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Live Better|

5 Tips to Relax and Relieve Stress In Minutes

Stuck in the moment? Need to unwind? Feeling the stress hormones running through your body? Sure… there are many long-term fixes for easing your stress, but sometimes you just need to feel better right now. 1. Unplug Get away from your phone, the TV or anything else electronic. If possible, [...]

By | 2017-09-28T08:27:16+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Live Better|

5 Ways to Prevent Back Pain in Kids

From heavy book bags and rigorous sports schedules to typical growing pains – there are many causes of adolescent back pain. Use these 5 tips to help your kids remain pain-free: Manage Backpack Weight The weight of a backpack should be no more than 15% of your child’s [...]

By | 2017-09-28T08:29:37+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Live Better|

Dangers of Using Painkillers for Chronic Back Pain

Opiates are go-to drugs that many doctors will prescribe when a patient feels pain from surgery or chronic back pain. Though they are very effective at temporarily relieving pain, they may actually cause more pain in the long run according to Jianren Mao, a physician and pain researcher at Massachusetts [...]

By | 2017-09-28T08:36:32+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Live Better|

Take a Stand Against Sitting Disease

A new American Heart Association advisory warns that sitting too much is hazardous to your health. How hazardous? A sedentary lifestyle such as sitting at your desk at work for long periods can lead to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and even early mortality. Hence the name “Sitting Disease.” [...]

By | 2017-10-03T10:04:31+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Live Better|

Learn About Your Back and Back Pain

Today back pain is one of the most common of all physical complaints in the world. 70 to 90% of men and women in the U.S. have had or will have a least one bout of incapacitating lower back pain. Back pain contributes to lost work time and may cost [...]

By | 2017-09-28T09:32:04+00:00 September 18th, 2016|Live Better|

Q&A With Roger Teeter: Upper Back Pain

Pain in the thoracic part of the spine is especially challenging since it is where all the ribs are attached and it is not as mobile as the lower lumbar spine or the upper cervical spine. Inversion is still the best answer as it provides progressive decompression. Each joint being decompressed [...]

By | 2017-09-28T10:54:53+00:00 June 8th, 2012|Live Better|

FAQ: Will Inversion Help with Headaches or Migraines?

While we have had many customers tell us that inverting has the frequency of their occasional headaches or migraines, we are unaware of any studies that have been conducted to determine if there is any correlation. However, here are some interesting points worth noting: Some research has shown the migraines are caused [...]

By | 2017-09-28T11:00:59+00:00 November 25th, 2011|Live Better|