Gardening and Back Pain

Gardening Got Your Back Up? Relieve Your Back Pain Quickly!

My soul sings when I garden. I soooooo love seeing all the beautiful flowers blooming, veggies popping up, etc. Getting my hands dirty in the soil, smelling the flowers, seeing the worms popping in and out of the ground, and the birds that come to dine on them… All of this and more bring me…

Gardens, Weeds, Masks and COVID

Well, we’ve reached the “dog days” of August. And, it’s hot in the Berkshires. I’ve been spending every possible moment outside to take advantage of summer this year. My vegetable garden is doing well, but the flower garden has been taken over by weeds. Every year I find it difficult to keep on top of…

chronic pain inflammation

What do Back Pain and Meditation Have in Common?

You might think meditation and back pain an odd combination. Let me explain why it’s not. People with chronic pain of any kind, could be back, hip, knee, shoulder, neck, all have one thing in common, STRESS. Being in pain all the time is stressful. When it’s difficult to stand, or sit, or walk comfortably,…

This Exercise Is Better Than Fireworks!

In the US, nothing says summer is here like the 4th of July celebration! Here on the lake, people begin setting off firecrackers two weeks before, and most years, they continue until Labor Day! Not sure why, since we have our own professional display every year. Every year the property owner’s association collects money to…

Play Ball To Relieve Your Sciatica! Check It Out!

With all the headlines today about the opioid epidemic, and the addictive properties of prescription pain meds, we are all looking for better alternatives. Anyone who has ever suffered from sciatica, or any type of chronic pain, will do just about anything to get rid of that pain. The problem is that most doctors aren’t…

Shoulder Problems? Here’s Relief!

Yesterday was Memorial Day in the US. Thoughts and prayers for all the families whose sons, daughters, brothers, or fathers, etc., never came home from a war. My prayers are that peace will happen in our lifetime and this loss of life will stop. Current tensions in world politics are not the only reason that…