mother's day

Thoughtful Mother’s Day Gifts to Relieve Bad Back Pain

On May 13, 2018, we celebrate our mothers, wives, sisters, aunts, and guardians. Ever since we were babies, our mothers have done a lot for us. That’s why we take a day to celebrate the wonderful, selfless, and nurturing people that they are. If the caregiver in your life suffers from bad back pain, here are some thoughtful gift ideas for Mother’s Day:

Gourmet Herbal Tea Gift Basket

You don’t have to have back pain to enjoy a beautiful basket of delicious herbal teas.

Popular Footwear That’s Secretly Killing Your Feet

Every once in a while, we ignore what our bodies tell us in order to wear what looks good rather than what feels good. However, constantly wearing shoes that don’t offer proper arch support will soon cause painful problems in your feet, legs, hips, spine, neck, and back. There are many popular shoes, boots, and sandals that we all like to wear that might be secretly causing you more harm than they’re worth.

The Hot Blog: How and When to Apply Heat to Your Injury

To mark the middle of winter, we’ve decided to talk about something we’re probably all craving right now: heat. If you’ve ever experienced a painful injury in your muscles, joints, or sensitive tissues, then you understand the importance of immediate pain relief. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories or painkillers aren’t the only solution. Understanding how to treat your injury locally could either speed up your healing or slow it down.

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Also known as “heel pain syndrome,” plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain, resulting from a gradual degeneration of the plantar fascia or sudden trauma to the area. Patients may describe the sensation as sharp stab or deep ache in the middle of the heel or along the bottom of the foot that typically occurs during walking or standing.