pain

  • Fine Tune Your Body

    Everybody has them— backaches from sitting at an office desk too long, a stiff neck from sleeping in an awkward position, or an overuse injury from years of athletic competition.

    Learning the art and science of body tuning.
    By Cara Lucas
  • Condition Spotlight: Muscular Cramps

    Muscles are what make movement possible, but when a cramp strikes or becomes chronic, moving becomes downright painful and nearly impossible. Muscle cramps are fairly common—many people experience them every day, but they can be easily avoided and treated with simple, home-based remedies.

    Don't let your muscles cramp your lifestyle--learn about home-based remedies to relieve the pain.
    Brooke Holmgren
  • The Sex Prescription

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    At some time in all our lives most of us will struggle with chronic pain, whether it has to do with degenerative diseases, cancer, or auto-immune issues like fibromyalgia or lupus.  It may not be an experience that we can escape from. Yes, we are all living longer but that often entails more aches and pains as we all move towards old age.

  • Power Over Pain

    No pregnancies. And no heels.

    How to prevent and ease everyday aches
  • Body Language

    You know the feeling all too well : You’re working at your desk, trying to meet a deadline, and tension creeps between your shoulder blades and starts to move up your neck. Or you’re sitting in traffic, late for a coffee date, when a dull ache starts to form in your lower back.

    Stiff muscles speak to the tension in our lives. Here's how to get them to whisper sweet nothings all day long.
    By Meghan Rabbitt
  • Save Your Neck

    “You can put makeup on your face and concealer under your eyes and dye on your hair,” writes Nora Ephron in I Feel Bad About My Neck (Knopf, 2006). “But short of surgery, there’s not a damn thing you can do about a neck.”

    We beg to differ. Even if you loathe your neck, it’s never too late to perk it up. Here’s how:

    By Lindsey Galloway