Gentle Yoga for Lower Back Pain

Gentle Yoga for Lower Back Pain

#yoga #back #pain Chronic lower back pain is a common problem lacking highly effective treatment options. Small trials suggest that Yoga may have benefits for this condition. I have learned that it is usually very difficult to treat chronic low back pain. A study has shown that Iyengar yoga sessions 2X a wk for 24 […]

Lower Back Pain is the #1 Cause of Disability Among American Adults

Lower Back Pain is the #1 Cause of Disability Among American Adults

#pain #back #disability “Chronic lower back pain can make routine tasks very difficult” — Paul Ebeling A new study suggests patients can learn new, practical, and less painful ways to move through individualized MST (motor skills training). A 2-yr study of nearly 150 patients found that MST appears to better relieve disability from lower back […]

The Common Causes of Back Pain

The Common Causes of Back Pain

Overuse and misuse of the muscles supporting your spine, poor muscle strength and inappropriate posture while sitting, standing and walking are also reasons why you may suffer from lower back pain. Unexplained low back pain is very common, affecting about 80% of adults at some point during their lifetimes. In the last 3 months, more […]

Sitting is Worse for Us Than We Think

Sitting is Worse for Us Than We Think

You know how achy you can feel getting up from your office chair after a couple of hours. But the impact of long sedentary hours goes far beyond a cranky back. Various studies have linked sitting to a host of chronic conditions, including blood clots, depression, and diabetes.  A 2018 study from the American Cancer Society found that prolonged […]

Massage Therapy for Pain Relief

Massage Therapy for Pain Relief

FLASH: Pain is a common problem, so much so, deaths from opioid addiction are at an all-time high, killing an estimated 47,600 Americans in Y 2017. As of June 2017, opioids became the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50. Notably, massage is just one of many alternative pain treatments that can […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 2019, the Year of the Share Buyback

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 2019, the Year of the Share Buyback

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE: RACE) announced that it intends to begin a EUR 150-M/share buyback program, as the 1st tranche of a multi-year EUR 1.5-B/share buyback program expected to be completed by Y 2022. The 1st tranche will start at the beginning of January 2019 and will end no later than 27 June 2019. The program […]

Stocks are Cheap and the Biggest Buyers are Jumping Back In

Stocks are Cheap and the Biggest Buyers are Jumping Back In

Stocks are Cheap and the Biggest Buyers are Jumping Back In $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Companies are the biggest purchasers of their own shares, and they were absent from the market for the last several weeks, just as stock prices were tumbling on worries about global trade and rising interest rates. Businesses were holding […]

Lower Back Pain Leads to Weight Gain

Lower Back Pain Leads to Weight Gain

Lower Back Pain Leads to Weight Gain Lower back pain is a common health complaint, and if it sidelines you for too long, it can lead to weight gain, a loss in your fitness level and keep you from doing things you really like to do. But not moving is not the answer Specific exercises […]

S&P 500 Companies Stock Buybacks to Hit $1-T this Year

S&P 500 Companies Stock Buybacks to Hit $1-T this Year

S&P 500 Companies Stock Buybacks to Hit $1-T this Year $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Investors should focus on the $1-T number that will have a Key influence on the market, total buyback authorizations. Last week investors focused on Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) value. But another trillion-dollar threshold is coming soon, and is more relevant to […]

President Trump, “The Summit is back on”

President Trump, “The Summit is back on”

President Trump, “The Summit is back on” President Donald Trump said Friday that his Summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is back on for next month in Singapore, telling reporters that “the relationships are building — and that’s very positive.” “We’ll be meeting on June 12 in Singapore,” President Trump said outside the […]

F1: Monaco Grand Prix Will Keep Its ‘Grid Girls’

F1: Monaco Grand Prix Will Keep Its ‘Grid Girls’

F1: Monaco Grand Prix Will Keep Its ‘Grid Girls’ $LMCA Monaco has defied John Malone’s no more grid girls edict for F 1. In a statement issued on Thursday to F1i.com, Michel Boeri, President of the Automobile Club de Monaco, said our  “grid girls” will be present on the starting line during the Monaco Grand Prix next month. The announcement came […]

Merkel is Now Paying Migrants to ‘Go Back Home’

Merkel is Now Paying Migrants to ‘Go Back Home’

Merkel is Now Paying Migrants to ‘Go Back Home’ Germany is supporting rejected asylum-seekers who voluntarily move back to their home countries with a one-time payment of 3,000 Euros ($3,570). The German Interior Ministry says those who qualify can apply by a 28 February deadline and they would get the money once they return home. […]

New Treatment Guidelines Stress Non-Drug Interventions for Back Pain

New Treatment Guidelines Stress Non-Drug Interventions for Back Pain

New Treatment Guidelines Stress Non-Drug Interventions for Back Pain In a recent NW-T’s article, doctors are increasingly starting to prescribe activity in combination with a wait-and-watch approach for back pain patients. On 14 February, the American College of Physicians also issued updated treatment guidelines for acute, subacute and chronic low back pain, now sidestepping medication […]