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heat therapy

How Heat Therapy Benefits Health

I spent my junior year of college in Sweden, studying, drinking snaps and glögg, and trying 
to adjust to the very dark days of winter (only
 six hours of daylight). One of my classmates had 
a sauna at his house, …

Back Pain

Back Pain Treatments That Really Work

Standing upright frees up our hands to use tools and has helped make humans the dominant species on the planet. But our bodies pay a price—often in the form of back pain.

The human spine bears a tremendous amount …

Peyton Manning

How-To Heal Like a Pro and Get Back in the Game

Two-time Super Bowl champion, five-time league MVP, 14 Pro Bowl appearances, Sports Illustrated’s 2013 Sportsman of the Year, leader in career touchdown passes and passing yards: Peyton Manning is one of, if not the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time.…

Say So Long to Sciatica

Cynthia complained of pain in her lower back and tingling in her left foot after sitting at her computer all day. Jim experienced inexplicable sharp, sudden electrical sensations in his left calf. Debbi developed chronic aching in her back and …

Pain Relief Without the Medicine Cabinet

Prolo Your Pain Away

Two weeks of hunkering over a computer for hours each day left Laura with severe low back pain shooting into her right leg. Josh had such intense pain in his neck after a surfing accident that …

Breakthrough Pain Relief Therapy

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a powerful therapy that relieves pain and facilitates recovery from all types of acute and chronic injuries. PRP harnesses the healing power of platelets—components in the blood that initiate and regulate …

Prolotherapy NOT Surgery for Pain Relief

I want to tell you about a nonsurgical treatment for the permanent relief of joint and disc problems. Prolotherapy (the Latin word for “growth therapy,” also known as sclerotherapy and reconstructive therapy) has been around since the 1920s. It is …