Author: Paul Hagen

Olympics and The VacuPractor Technique – Gravity Assisted Myofascial Cupping

Cupping has hit the world stage at the Olympics. USA today has a nice graphic on how cupping works. Here is the USA today article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/rio-2016/2016/08/08/how-cupping-works-and-why-olympic-athletes-use/88410804/   To learn how people are using the VacuPractor for cupping and the relief

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The Connection Between Shoes and Lower Back Pain

Back pain can be a tremendously uncomfortable medical issue. Many patients are forced to take medication and pursue therapy to deal with chronic back pain. However, the good news is that you may be able to avoid these remedies just

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VacuPractor Featured in the March Issue of Pain-Free Living

The Vacupractor was recently featured in the March 2016 issue of the Pain-Free Living magazine. Given the magazine’s place in the arthritis and pain relief space, this is a noteworthy achievement. After appearing in the publication, we have noticed a

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Five Tips for Managing Back Pain at Night

Back pain can keep you up at night and deprive you of your much-needed rest. This could happen due to any number of reasons. While there isn’t a ‘one-size fits’ all solution for nighttime back pain, the good news is

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Preventing Back Injury During Road Trips

Similar to making sure that your vehicle is ready and filled up with fuel, before a road trip you should take steps to prevent back injury during your road trip. So get ready to buckle up because we’re going to

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Seasonal Allergies – What Back Pain Sufferers Should Know

With springtime in full swing, it’s time to enjoy the beautiful weather, along with all of the outdoor activities the season entails. Unfortunately, not everyone can take advantage of the spring festivities. Namely, because pollen can wreak havoc on allergy

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Reduce Back Pain Through Healthy Nutrition

Nutrition is critical to daily living and can have a significant impact on our overall health. Indeed, the food that we put inn our bodies affects how our bodies fight illnesses. While pain medication offers some relief to back pain

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This Valentine’s Day, Give Your Back a Hug

Valentine’s Day is a special day to show our loved ones just how much we care about them. It’s also a great time to give a little of that love “back” to ourselves. Millions of Americans suffer from back pain,

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The Story behind Donald Trump’s Lack of Back Pain

As The Donald crisscrosses the country looking to secure votes in upcoming presidential caucuses and primaries, he is constantly on the go. Campaign appearances, media interviews, and unfamiliar hotel beds can wear on anyone. So why isn’t he in crippling

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Five New Year’s Resolutions for Back Pain Sufferers

Severe back pain affects many individuals in the US and the world over. Indeed, relief has evaded so many back pain sufferers that many are ready to give up. If this is you, take heart, as the comfort you’ve been

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