Better Therapy Tidbits


BETTER THERAPY TIDBITS

STAY HYDRATED

Dehydration may aggravate the symptoms of some chronic conditions like headache and back pain.

POSTURE PERFECT

Whether in front of the TV or using your computer at work, maintaining correct posture is essential in fighting pain.

TURN TO TURMERIC

Turmeric contains curcumin, which provides a natural way to reduce inflammation in the body, without harming the live or kidneys.

FOODS TO EAT

Foods that may alleviate inflammation that leads to pain include leafy green, foods high in omega-3 fatty acids, asparagus, low-sugar fruits and soy products.

GET SOME GENTLE EXERCISE

Simple, everyday activity like walking, gardening and dancing can ease some of the pain directly by blocking pain signals to the brain.

YOGA AND MEDITATION

Asana, the physical postures of yoga, breath-work, and meditation are all tools in the pain reduction kit.