PageBlog & Information | Austin Preferred Integrative Medicine

Blog

Approaches to Knee Pain Relief

You use your knees every time you walk, run, or move your lower body at all. Knee pain, therefore, dramatically affects the daily life of sufferers, who must use their knees throughout the day. Knee pain is the second only to back pain among American adult pain sufferers. Kn

Lose Weight, the Healthy Way

Almost 108 million Americans were overweight or obese in 1999. Until now, obesity continues to be a serious problem and is predicted to reach epidemic levels by the year 2020. One way to prevent this scenario is to make people aware of the risks of being overweight or obese

Synovial Joints and Back Pain

The synovial joints are made up of capsule ligaments, tendon sheath that is the liner of synovium, tendons, cartilages, and synovium. Fluids pass through these joints. The synovial joints connect with the bones, which structured scaffolds of the body joins with additional bo

Fast weight loss tips

There is no doubt that many people try to lose weight too quickly, with dangerous crash diets. That doesn't mean that there are no legitimate methods available for speeding up your progress on a proper weight loss program. The tips in this article may well be of use to you,

Living With Chronic Low Back Pain

They tell me my diagnosis is pretty common, that millions of Americans suffer with low back pain. I've also heard that next to the common cold, missing work from low back pain is the biggest reason. With these two major known facts, I then wondered why getting the correct tr

The Benefits of Massage Therapy

It may only have exploded in recent years but the practice of massage therapy dates back to the time of Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine. And that is about 4000 years ago. In a clear reference to massaging, Hippocrates wrote in one of his medical notes that physicians mus

Do We Need 8 Glasses of Water a Day?

Do you know where the idea of drinking eight glasses of water per day came from? Neither does anyone else. Yet many nutritionists, weight-loss experts and general health gurus claim we must drink that much every day. I certainly tried to do it. I would drink coffee in the

Detoxing is the Key to Weight Loss

If you're like most people who have a weight problem, you've been on every diet imaginable. Chances are, you've lost plenty of weight over the course of your lifetime. The problem is, you most likely gained back all of the weight you lost - and then some. Like many people, y

Lifting Procedures For Reducing or Preventing Back Pain

Many people don't realize the importance of lifting objects properly in order to avoid hurting their backs. One of the leading causes of back injuries are due to people lifting heavy objects improperly. In this article I will go over the proper procedures for lifting heavy o

Back Pain Interventions

Doctors often prescribe a variety of exercises, diets, stretch exercises, etc to relieve back pain. According to statistics, more than 200 million Americans alone suffer back pain. Some patients endure surgery, while others find ways to minimize the pain. Unfortunately, some

PATIENT PORTAL