foam rolling

All the muscles in our bodies are connected by the fascia, a connective tissue that attaches all our organs. Over time, mainly because of overuse or injury, fascia can become unhealthy. Foam rolling is said to keep the fascia healthy by circulating oxygenated blood through the body. If you feel sluggish and you move with…

hip-flexor-stretch

To release tight hip flexors, a good way is to do it with a medicine ball. A regular ball can serve if you don’t have a medicine ball. Place yourself on toes and forearms. Put the ball directly under your hip flexors. If you’re someone who runs or cycles often, this part of your body…

hip flexors

For many people across the world who are suffering from lower back problems, a reason for the pain can be tight hip flexors. Sitting for a long time and activities like jogging or cycling can lead to tight hip flexor muscles and imbalances which can contribute to lower back pain. If your work requires a…

losing weight

Many companies are making billions by selling ab training equipment and “miracle” pills. The only thing those supplements do is irritating your intestines until you throw everything out. When you get rid of water and waste, you see the number has gone down on the scale, you are happy and you believe the magical pill…

It all begins when all the MRI scans, CT scans, blood and urine tests turn out normal. Patients begin to worry that the pain they feel is only an illusion. The exact cause of fibromyalgia syndrome is not still known but research has found that the abnormality is in the way that our nervous system…

ease piriformis syndrome

Various stretches and yoga poses can help to ease the symptoms of piriformis syndrome, a condition that causes discomfort in the buttock, lower back, and often even the entire leg. Pull the left knee up to the chest and grasp the knee with the right hand. Pull it towards the right shoulder and hold for…

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome is a condition in which the muscle called piriformis — the small one in the buttock region — spasms and causes pain in the buttock area, lower back, and even the whole leg at times. This muscle also often irritates the sciatic nerve located nearby and causes numbness and tingling, and sometimes severe…

swimming

There’s a rumor around that swimming helps to build „lean muscle“. There’s no such thing as a lean muscle. They probably mean that you get more definition than size. This amazing physical activity won’t get you „ripped“, but it will improve the muscle tone. It’s a cardio workout, just like running, but it’s easier on…

Myofascial pain syndrome

Myofascial pain syndrome is very common among chronic pain disorders. It can affect various parts of the body. It is manifested by the hyperirritable spots in skeletal muscles called trigger points. These trigger points can be felt as nodule of a muscle with hard consistency, or as a band. Pressing the trigger points may elicit…

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Muscle pain causes are many and varied. The stiffness that many people describe as muscle pain can be pain coming from ligaments, tendons or nerves. There are two main causes for muscle pain and they have different medical names. Myalgia is a generic pain of a muscle. Myelitis is a pain in the muscles caused…

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