If you have back pain, yoga may be the last thing you feel like doing. But after 12 weeks of a gentle, beginner-level yoga program, people in a recent study had as much pain relief as those who did physical therapy sessions. And either type of exercise worked better than doing nothing at all.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Put simply, cryotherapy is the process of using cold temperatures for medicinal purposes, usually to treat pain. In recent years, it's become a popular in spas and sports centres to soothe aching muscles, improve arthritic symptoms, "slow ageing" and even help you lose weight. Your bullshit meter might be going off by now, and rightfully so. Here's the bottom line.
Pulling a muscle sucks, and figuring out if it's an actual strain that needs attention sucks even more. We've all experienced strains, cramps, soreness and general tightness, but it doesn't help that these all seem to cause varying degrees of similar pain. Here's how to tell if it's really a pulled muscle and what you can do about it.
If you experience sexual pain, menstrual pain or lack of control with your bladder or bowels, a specialised type of physiotherapy may be able to help cure your ails. Yep, you can get physiotherapy for your genitals. And the results can be life-changing.