Chronic Pain in the Workplace

Over 116 million Americans experience chronic pain and they have to deal with it when they go into the workplace.  Rheumatoid arthritis, low back pain, eye strain, neck pain, carpal tunnel and lots more are exacerbated by today's modern office habits.  We were not made to be sedentary and be placed in situtations that require Read More

Lavender Oil – If You Could Only Choose One

One of the biggest concerns of the elderly is fear of falling.  As we age, we often experience balance instability, physical weakness, and cognitive impairment.  Couple these risk factors with higher use of psychotropic medications, and falling is a real risk. A recent study done in nursing homes in Japan, reveals that when lavender was Read More

Massage for Chronic Pain

According to the American Pain Association, an estimated 86 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. A recent study in the Archives of Internal Medicine compared traditional Chinese medical acupuncture, therapeutic massage and self-care education for chronic low back pain. The study results showed that therapeutic massage was effective in treating persistent low back pain and Read More