Wearables for fitness and health are ubiquitous these days. Everywhere you look someone is tracking their heart rate, number of steps, and calories consumed via a small device on their wrist. These devices, also known as body-borne computers, have become a popular way to motivate people to gain and maintain […]
Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects 700,000 people in the U.S. Men and women are diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in equal number, but the disease is more prevalent in adolescents and adults ages 15-35. Recent research on Crohn’s disease is uncovering more potential risk factors, causes, and […]
Did you know that you could replace the breadcrumbs in your favorite seafood cake recipe with ancient grains? This recipe is for a standard crab cake, made not so standard with the addition of millet.
Millet is a gluten-free seed that contains fiber, iron, and magnesium. Since it has a neutral […]
Low back pain is the leading cause of pain in the U.S. Up to 90% of adults may experience some form of back pain in their lifetime. Thankfully, 90% of those cases of back pain are also treatable at home with some basic pain-healthy habits. This month on Inside Pain, […]
When suffering from back pain, most people’s first response is to take an over-the-counter pain medication. If that doesn’t reduce the pain, a physician can prescribe a stronger medication, a physical therapist can suggest specific exercises, or trained specialists can do various types of alternative therapies, like chiropractic adjustment or […]
When you’re living with back pain, it can sometimes feel like your pain is in control. This doesn’t have to be the case. By eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and following your physician’s advice, you can reduce your back pain and regain control over your life.
Sometimes, however, healthy lifestyle […]
Back pain can put a kink in not only your back but also your golf game. The twisting, bending, and stretching that comes with 18 holes on a sunny day can be seriously impeded by back pain conditions. If you think that back pain has stopped your golf game before […]
Back pain is pervasive. Approximately 80-90% of people in the U.S. will experience back pain at some point in their lives, usually stemming from an injury or strain from misuse. For some of these people, the injury will become chronic, lasting longer than three months. Chronic back pain can be […]
Need a healthful side dish that is easy to prepare? This variation on steamed baby bok choy fits the bill, and the best part is, you can make it without steaming up your kitchen on a hot night!
Bok choy is a nutrient dense Chinese cabbage that contains fiber, protein, and […]
Low back pain impacts every facet of daily life. From the moment you put your feet on the floor in the morning until you tuck them into the covers at night, your low back is working hard to support your body throughout the day. Pain in this region of the […]