Understanding Back Therapy: Sacroiliac

In the early part of the 20th century the majority of lower back injuries were associated with the sacroiliac joint. Today it remains the same and it still is very painful. Perhaps now is a good time to get a better understanding of back therapy sacroiliac.

Anatomy 101

To better understand back therapy for the sacroiliac you need to understand the anatomy. The sacroiliac joint is one of two joints in your pelvis connecting the tailbone and the large pelvic bone.

The sacroiliac joints connect your spine and pelvis. This joint is not like any other joint.

That’s because the sacroiliac joint is covered with two different kinds of cartilage. Without going into a detailed anatomy lesson let’s just say one of the cartilages is spongy while the other is slick and these two surfaces rub against each other.

This joint is also unique in the number of bumps and ridges it has fitting together like a puzzle. This joint get’s its major movement from stretching and giving. You begin to see why back therapy sacroiliac might be somewhat complex.


Allergies in Cesarean Section Babies

Cesarean births are on the increase and as a result, it seems there is an increase in infant allergies. In fact, recent studies have shown that allergies in Cesarean section babies are a very real problem during the first year of birth.

One of the most common allergies in C-section babies is the allergy to cow’s milk, which was twice as high as babies born through vaginal birth. And both moms and dads also often miss it.


Your baby may suffer colic, have more diarrhea, have a fowl-smelling stool, develop a rash, or a host of other obscure symptoms that can be easily missed. Allergies in Cesarean section babies are very common, yet pediatricians often fail to discuss this with parents.

Acid Reflux Natural Treatment Options

The stomach acids in your stomach are there for a very good reason. It’s not the actual acid that causes acid reflux. These acids are needed to break down food for proper digestion.

Many people suffer from acid reflux, often taking prescription drugs to treat it. In fact, you might be surprised to hear that acid reflux natural treatment options can take care of the problem most of the time.

I know what you’re thinking – It can’t be that simple, otherwise my doctor would not have prescribed medication. There are certainly times when the heavier guns are needed but for the most part acid reflux natural treatment options will take care of the problem. So let’s have a look at those options.

Chew Chew Chew

A very simple acid reflux natural treatment is to simply chew more. Many of us are rushed when we are eating and you are likely the same.

If you take time to chew your food better, it will get the saliva and food ratio mix correct and then the digestion process will start right and you won’t get acid reflux.

No More Snacking

Hydrotherapy Holistic Pain Relief

Hydrotherapy is a type of natural healing that works by using both the motion as well as the temperature of water to bring relief to the human body. Hydrotherapy is a holistic water cure therapy; a method of reducing stress, decreasing discomfort from a number of health problems and encouraging healing after surgery. Popular in Europe, hydrotherapy is gaining ground in the United States and Canada as more and more people become aware of its many benefits to health.

Hydrotherapy is popular and is used a great deal in the treatment of many ailments and disorders and it has brought relief to those who suffer from back, neck and knee injuries; asthma sufferers and arthritis sufferers. Hydrotherapy is also beneficial for those with hyperthermia, pulmonary disease, swollen ankles and varicose veins.

Pregnancy Helped

Do You Suffer From Degenerative Disk Or Stenosis?

Do you have a throbbing lower back? Having a tough time moving around? You could be suffering from degenerative disk or stenosis.

If you’ve never heard the terms, degenerative disk or stenosis it’s time you did because it could be the root of your back pain. Your vertebrae are the group of bones that make up the lumbar spine located in your lower back. The nerves are encased in the spinal canal, which runs through your vertebrae and there is a disc located between these vertebrae.

A degenerative disk and a stenosis can occur due to either an injury or aging. As the fluid around the disc reduces, the spinal face joints begin to thicken and enlarge; this is called degenerative disk.

It causes the lumbar spinal canal to narrow causing spinal stenosis. Think of a garden hose that over time has a lime deposit build up inside causing the diameter of the hose to narrow – that’s exactly what occurs with spinal stenosis.

Symptoms Of Stenosis

Summer Stress Buster Tips

summer Stress is not FunSummertime brings with it vacations, warmer weather, outdoor activities and the stress associated with these changes from your regular routine. We all enjoy the break from our regular routines especially when it means having fun in the sun or having a break from school or work.

Unfortunately the enjoyment is tempered by situations that have to be managed that result from change in routine. A good many of these situations concern kids and how to care for them during off-school times. Other situations demand that we change our routine to correspond to the changing needs of the season.

The Kids

Kids are off from school during the summer months and need alternative care during times when the adult members of their families continue to be away at work. The solution may work out to be babysitters, neighbors, relatives or daycare centers.

Those solutions may involve a certain amount of cost and a possible hardship on your household budget.

Autism on the Rise?

According to figures published by the Department of Education, the incidence of autism and diagnoses of autism have risen a staggering 800% since 1993. Experts in analysis have challenged these figures on two grounds – that the data collection method was flawed, and that the rate of diagnosis has been influenced by the wider recognition of autism and the loosened criteria for diagnosing autism.

The pertinent question is – is the rise in autism diagnoses real, and if so, what accounts for the staggering rise in diagnoses of autism? The answers range from a difference in the way that autism is diagnosed to deliberate padding of the reports by school departments who are seeking to collect extra money for educating children with disorders in the autism spectrum.

Statistical Anomoly?

MSG and Migraines

Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) should always be considered a prime suspect when on the lookout for a food-related migraine trigger. With many studies claiming that a majority of migraines are triggered by food or food additives, it’s almost a given that MSG should be on your lookout list.

What is Monosodium Glutamate? MSG is a neurotoxin, a toxic substance used to fool the brain into telling your tastes buds that the food you’re eating tastes better than it really does. Known as a flavor enhancement agent, the end result is that the food industry can use substandard ingredients and then kick up the taste a notch by adding MSG.

Okay, so MSG is another way that big business sticks it to us. But how does that affect migraines? Frankly, no study has yet been conducted that certifiably links MSG to migraine development.

However, several studies have been done linking certain foods to migraines and many foods that have been linked in a number of those studies have something in common: MSG consistently shows up studies validating direct-acting vasoactive substances as causing diet-related migraine headaches.