Salonpas shares an article by SpineUniverse.com, a leader in patient and healthcare professional education, about the six leading causes of sciatica, written by Jean-Jacques Abitbol, MD. Several lumbar spine (lower back) disorders can cause sciatica. Sciatica is often described as mild to intense pain in the left or right leg. Sciatica is caused by compression of […]Read more
Meet Jovanka: Wellness Warrior
Salonpas® Wellness Warrior, Jovanka Ciares is an integrative herbalist and nutrition coach committed to bringing a healthier lifestyle to others. Jovanka went from being an entertainment executive to starring in reality shows, doing TED Talks and working with clients to improve their health. Salonpas® sat down with Jovanka to learn about her own personal transformation […]Read more
Myofascial Pain: What is the Best Treatment?
Please find the following article from Practical Pain Management magazine on managing myofascial pain: Myofascial Pain: What is the Best Treatment? From dry needling to transcranial stimulation, find out what works best for the management of myofascial pain. By Norman Shealy, MD, PhD Myofascial pain is generally described as a taut or hard band within a […]Read more
Top Ten Holistic Pain-buster Tips
Physical pain brings not only bodily discomfort but can cause stress, affect us at work and at home and alter how we interact with our family and friends. If you suffer from pain, you likely take OTC or prescription pain pills or tough it out. Whether you have arthritis, fibromyalgia, neck, shoulder or back pain, […]Read more