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The body’s innate self healing forces and the difference between dis-ease and illness

body's innate self-healing forces,dis-ease,illnessThe aim of allied health and natural medicine therapists is to assist your body’s innate self-healing forces and mechanisms by stimulating sensors, relaxing muscles, realigning postural deviations, removing energy flow blockages caused by stressors and shortened musculature. We have different applications to arrive at the end goal of minimizing chronically manifested pain, showing you how to manage chronic pain and perhaps reduce or remove it, depending on how long it was given time to manifest and build. At HealthBack our methods to re-balance the body are remedial massage therapy, Dorn spinal therapy, reflexology and Breuss spinal stretch massage which all work towards the same goal: (more…)

Backaches – Back Pain

backaches,back pain, lower back pain

Lower back pain or lumbar back pain is a very common physical complaint in adult persons. Symptoms vary from morning stiffness to sudden pain in the sides or inability to stand upright or move. Low back pain can be caused by strained ligaments and muscles surrounding the spine or by a vertebral disk that has partially slipped or herniated. The treatment for lumbar back pain varies depending on the severity of pain or disability. (more…)