Plantar Fasciitis

Physical Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Stabbing pain in the heel, that is usually worse in the morning, is usually one of the most inconveniencing symptoms of plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is characterized by inflamed tissue that connects the heel...
ashwagandha

Ashwagandha for Anxiety and Immunity

The sacred texts of Ayurveda in India predate those of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Because Ashwagandha is mentioned in Ayurveda, we know that its usage dates back about four thousand years. It is mentioned in...
naturopathy

Naturopaths: Scam Artists or Miracle Workers?

Naturopathy is centered on natural medicine that helps to assist the body in its natural state for better functioning and healing. It is said to be a pseudo-scientific approach to healing and health maintenance....
long distance running

Negative Side Effects of Long Distance Running

Running regularly can have its fair share of rewards and benefits. Running can provide a good, full body workout, strengthen and tone muscles, burn calories and induce fat or weight loss, but as people...
elderberry

Elderberry: Nature’s Cure for the Flu

Across the world, elderberry has been part of many cultures and traditions throughout the ages. For example, in Celtic tradition, elderberry was held in quite high regard. One would carry elderberry to protect themselves...

Pilates for Sciatica Pain: Top 3 Exercises

Sciatica refers to the pain that originates in the lower back and radiates to the buttocks then down the back of the thighs, legs and occasionally, the foot. The pain follows the...
Subscapularis exercises

Subscapularis Exercises To Help You Bounce Back From Injury

The subscapularis is the largest and the strongest of the four rotator-cuff muscles that act on your shoulder, stabilizing it and facilitating inward rotation of the humerus. It is the most-used muscle in the...

High Bar vs Low Bar Squats: Pros and Cons

Strength athletes and power lifters use two major squatting techniques known as the high-bar and low-bar. They both depend on various transfer forces and movement mechanics. High-bar squats are...
umcka

Umcka: Nature’s Remedy for Colds, Bronchitis, Herpes Simplex, and more

Just before the 1900s, an Englishman traveling to South Africa had a serious respiratory illness. Charles Stevens, who needed to cure himself quickly, found himself seeking he help of a native tribal leader who...
apple cider vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar – Hoax or Real Deal?

Perhaps one of the world’s most ancient remedies, Apple Cider Vinegar is also one of the simplest and most fascinating. It is said that Hippocrates prescribed it along with a dose of honey for...