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Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Management

Chronic pain is frustrating and disruptive, but mindfulness meditation may be able to play a small role in the management of your pain. Mindfulness meditation involves listening intently to your body while concentrating on your breathing. While more research has to be done on mindfulness’s effectiveness as a pain management method, early mindfulness studies have…read more

Back Pain-Free Gardening

Gardening is all about getting your hands dirty to allow something beautiful to grow. Tending to a garden gets you out in the fresh air and sunshine doing exercise. The mix of physical activity and immersion in nature makes gardening a great activity for stress relief. Since it’s a low-impact form of exercise, it’s also…read more

Avoid Back Pain While Cycling

Biking in Denver and beyond, is bigger than ever. Nationwide, bike commuting is at an all-time high. Just in Denver, the number of bike commuters grew by 130% between 1990 and 2013. In addition to bike-friendly lanes for commuters, the Denver area has miles and miles of diverse trails for recreational cyclists, both dirt trails…read more

4 Ways to Prevent Golf Related Back Pain

The game of golf is not easy on the back. Between the repetitive twisting and bending motions required to hit the ball and the stress on your back from lugging around a heavy bag of clubs on the course, it’s no wonder that back pain is the most common golf injury. Casual golfers and pros…read more