Scoliosis

When a person has a sideways curvature of the spine, which usually occurs before puberty and during a growth spurt, they have a condition called scoliosis. This may also have other causes, such as muscular dystrophy or cerebral palsy. However, it’s generally not known what the root cause really...

How Does Massage Therapy Work?

When you mention the word “massage” most people immediately think of a person with strong hands manipulating the muscles on their back, shoulders, legs etc. This is certainly accurate, and it feels very good. But there’s a slightly different level to the massage idea that, if performed prop...

What Causes My Back Pain

When people tell others, or their doctor, they have back pain, they are usually referring to problems with the lower back. In fact, this is quite common among the world’s population, so common in fact that medical professionals find that about 80 percent of people will have this problem at some...

Food Allergy

When you feel you have problems with certain foods, it’s important to understand the difference between food sensitivity and food allergy. It’s quite common for people to have physical reactions to some of the foods they eat, but it’s not necessarily cause for concern. If your body doesn’...

How Can Massage Help With Pain

In general terms, massage is the process of working on the body with pressure applied by hands, fingers and other parts of the professional’s body. This pressure can also be applied by a specially designed device. The goal is to relieve stress or pain. In most massage settings, the patient lies...