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‘Painful sciatica’ prevents Pope Francis from attending Vatican’s New Year’s liturgies – Catholic News Agency

'Painful sciatica' prevents Pope Francis from attending Vatican's New Year's liturgies Catholic News AgencyPope Francis to miss New Year's Eve masses due to sciatic pain CNNPope Francis to skip New Year's Eve Mass due to sciatic pain | TheHill The HillPope Francis, 84, suffering painful sciatica which has forced him to bow out New Year's Day Mass Daily MailPope to skip New Year's liturgies due to sciatica, Vatican says National Catholic … [Read More...]

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Wellness chiropractic positioning itself for a surge

The practice of chiropractic procedures is gaining more and more popularity with doctors and their community. Natural healing is taking a front seat to the usual treatment options that are offered, like opiates. It has been shown that visiting a chiropractor has more benefits than using drugs or having surgery. Chiropractors offer natural healing and something that hasn’t been very popular in recent years. There are also advancements in … [Read More...]

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5 Ways to Effectively Train Through Injuries

With some minor adjustments, it is possible for an athlete to continue training despite being injured. One way to do this is to limit the range of motion to the injured muscle. There are also variations of exercises that may be more tolerable, e.g., instead of back squats, do front squats. With a more serious injury, belt squats may be the best option. Training contralateral movements is another alternative for more severe injuries. Finally, a … [Read More...]

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Common workout injuries — and how to prevent them – NBC News

Regardless of your workout routine at one point or another you may experience an injury. Some of the injuries that are common during your work out can include Shoulders or more specifically rotator cuff injuries. The way to prevent this injury is to give your muscles some time to heal between workouts. Lower back injuries are also a complaint due to either excessively heavy weights or poor form during the exercise. There are many ways to avoid … [Read More...]

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Amy Williams on injury, recovery and coping with the pain to become an Olympic champion – The Independent

Amy Williams overcame many obstacles to become Britain’s first Olympic gold medalist in 30 years. She had back pains that most people couldn’t dream of sitting up let alone competing in athletics at the highest level. Mind over matter is a overused expression but by getting through this pain she was able to enter a place of bliss. While the pain was excruciating. Amy says that the gold medal was worth the blood sweat and tears. Key … [Read More...]

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Migraine Sufferers Experience Relief From ‘Going Green’ With Light-Exposure Therapy – Good News Network

Going green has helped many with chronic pain. Turns out, something as insignificant as a light bulb can create lasting pain relief for some people, in fact, 60% of patients had relief of their pain using this method. A study which used both green tinted glasses as well as external lighting has been successful in proving this form of pain relief. While additional studies need to be conducted, for migraine sufferers, this therapy is proving very … [Read More...]

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Medical News Today: What causes arm numbness?

There are many reasons why your arm can go numb staring with a circulation problem blamed simply on resting in the wrong position. However there are also more serious issues associated with numbness such as heart disease, disk problems or even a stroke. So in the event of arm numbness, one must pay attention to other symptoms along with exactly where the numbness is occurring and how long it lasts as this variation can determine the seriousness … [Read More...]

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Neem oil for skin: Benefits, side effects, and how to use

Neem oil comes from the neem tree and is a compound of fatty acids like palmitic, linoleic, and oleic acid. It is a natural pesticide and is famously noted for its use in many cultures as healing medicine. It has been used for centuries in Chinese and Indian Ayurvedic medicine. It is typically applied in liquid form to the skin. It can treat common skin conditions like acne and warts. It can be used as an anti-aging application against dry skin … [Read More...]