Wednesday, June 30, 2010

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Monday, June 28, 2010

7 Steps to Eliminating Neck Pain

Courtesy of Dr. Robert Duvall

What is it?

What do we do on a daily basis? We wake up, sit down, have a cup of coffee and read the newspaper. We sit in our car and drive to work. We arrive at work and sit down to work. For the next several hours we place and answer phone calls, enter data, research information and communicate with the computer. After the long day, we get back in our car and drive home. We get home, sit down and have dinner, watch the television, and go to bed. Eight hours later, press repeat. The vicious cycle begins again! Fast forward ten years later;
  • shoulder pain,
  • neck pain,
  • headaches,
  • numbness & tingling in the hands,
  • weakness in the arms & hands,
  • slumped posture,
  • rounded shoulders,
  • forward head

How we look today is the result of years of... Are these signs and symptoms that you are experiencing. But why does this occur? How did this happen to me? How can I fix the problem? The basic premise here is that we become accustomed to our environment. Not too mention gravity is working against us.
Our body as a whole will adapt to the positions we place them in on a daily basis. The muscles in the front of our body become tight and the muscles of our upper back (around our shoulder blades) become stretched out and weak. This in turn weakens our neck muscles, and our head now drops forward.

The front neck muscles become weak and stretched out, and the back neck muscles become very tight. Remember our head attaches to our neck, and our neck attaches to our upper back and shoulders. There is constant communication among all of the parts and each part relies on the neighbor above and below it.


Where are your muscles?

Muscles function properly when they are in an optimal position. Meaning muscles do not work well when they are either stretched out or very tight. When this occurs, the muscles will pull on the bones abnormally and place added stress on the discs and joints in our neck, back, and shoulders. If this occurs for a long period of time, our joints become inflamed and the discs may bulge.

When the discs bulge in our spine, they now have tendency to irritate the nerves. The nerves that supply our shoulders, arms, and hands come from our neck. So, when we experience pain and discomfort in the shoulders, arms and/or hands, the problem may be in our neck or upper back area. The great news here is that simple changes to your daily routine will dramatically influence the aforementioned issues and hopefully prevent them from occurring in the first place!


The Upper Back, Neck and Shoulders

The upper back, neck and shoulders as a whole is a very complex group of joint muscle and the motions that those joints go through are even more complex. Here is what people do not understand about way the neck and shoulders work and how to get relief from any ache or pain.

The curvature of the lower spine plays a vital roll in the position and function of the upper spine, so in order to get the upper back neck and shoulder to feel right and function properly you will need to address the entire spine top to bottom.

I know that sounds like a lot of work but knowing what is wrong and how to address the problem correctly is more than half the battle.


What to do about it

X-rays and MRIs can tell you what condition you have, but not why you have the condition. They cannot they tell you the strength or the flexibility of a muscle. They cannot tell you why your pelvis, spine neck and shoulders are the way they are, and they certainly cannot tell you how your muscles are out of balance.

The only way to identify your imbalances is to go through a physical assessment designed to look specifically for muscle imbalances and associated postural dysfunctions. Once you know your postural dysfunctions, it is very easy to work backwards, because each dysfunction has a certain set of imbalances - almost like a syndrome. That is, it repeats itself consistently and predictably at any age, regardless of gender and regardless of activity level.

The only way to correct your imbalances is with very targeted corrective stretches and exercises tailored to you and your condition. The good news is that even in the worst cases; our bodies are never that far out of alignment. But if you are in pain, those imbalances need to be addressed.


What not to do about it

I advise everyone not to start any exercise program without first knowing your imbalances. Here's why: If you start exercising the wrong muscles, you could strengthen a muscle group that is already too strong and worsen the imbalance. You could even stretch a muscle that does not need to be stretched and make your condition worse.

You may think you're doing yourself a favor by going to the gym and doing yoga or Pilates. You may also think that doing a balanced workout is going to keep you healthy. But that is not the case when your muscles are already out of balance.

Let's not forget about non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Yes, you may need something to ease the pain but remember that drugs do nothing to help you treat the root cause of your condition not to mention they do nothing to help your body heal its self.
Immediate steps to take if you want relief or want to prevent your profession from killing you
  • Stop working out until you know where your imbalances are. Doing a balanced workout is going to prolong your recovery and keep you in pain.
  • Stop doing the sport or any physical activity that you enjoy doing - running, swimming, golfing, yoga, or Pilates until your know where your imbalances are.
  • Seek professional help from someone who is trained in muscle imbalances and postural dysfunctions - and, no, not all health care professionals know about this approach.
  • Address your neck pain from many different perspectives because everyone is different and not all outcomes are going to be the same; look for an approach that addresses your condition from a physical, mental, and nutritional perspective.
  • Look for natural alternatives to your NSAIDs.
  • Keep an open mind about techniques you may not have heard of before, such as Muscle Balancing Therapy™
  • Do your homework. Learn about what works and what does not. When is spinal decompression appropriate for the neck? When will spinal manipulations give you the biggest benefit?


Getting started

Truth is, your body can perform the grinding work of you job and everyday stress of your life but and you do not have to live and work in constant pain. But you cannot expect to get results if you do not take one, some or all of the corrective steps I have outlined.

If you have neck pain and have been through the ringer, I know what you're going to say, "I've tried everything… But will it work for me?...My case is different... I don't have the time... How can something so simple address such a complex issue?"

It's simple… restoring balance to your body is a universally excepted principle to achieving optimal health. That is what we teach our clients and that is what we show our clients.

The muscle balancing therapy™ is not a workout that you have to do every day but a process of improving the rest of your life. You don't need to set time aside to bring your body back to balance but rather using moments in time to make corrections and when you know what to do it is simple and fast...

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Sunday, June 27, 2010

The Pros and Cons of Common Pain Relievers

When it comes to pain relief, most people turn first to their medicine cabinet. But most people also have more than one pain reliever to choose from. There are so many options—Advil, Tylenol, Excedrin, good old aspirin and all sorts of generic and prescription alternatives.

The question is: which bottle should you reach for when your back pain flares up? That's not always an easy question to answer. As with all medicines, every type of pain reliever has benefits and risks. Plus, specific types of pain may respond better to one kind of medication than to another kind. And everyone reacts differently to different meds. What takes away your pain might not work for someone else.

So, how do you choose? First, you can review the pros and cons of each.

Over-The-Counter Pain Medicines

Over-the-counter (OTC) medications are good for many types of pain. There are basically two types of OTC medicines:

1. Acetaminophen (common brand: Tylenol).

PROS: Acetaminophen is a non-aspirin pain reliever, so it may be easier on your stomach than aspirin. It is also safer for children. It can be used to lower a fever and soothe headaches and other common aches and pains, including back pain.

CONS: Acetaminophen does not reduce swelling (inflammation). It can be harmful to the liver if you take more than the recommended dose.....

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Peace and Victory Over Pain,
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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Are The Foods You Eat Keeping You In Pain?

Anyone looking to achieve optimal health has to consider nutrition as the single most important ingredient for success.
In a perfect world, all of our nutrition should come from the
food we eat. Supplementation should not even be an issue.

In the real world, however, most of the foods we eat are
riddled with fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, and hormones
- not to mention that they are often hydrated with polluted
water. In addition, an ever-growing percentage of our food
comes from other countries, which don't always have the best
inspection track record.

And if all that weren't bad enough, the natural nutrient value
of the soil that produces these foods has also been diminishing
over the years, a trend that will only continue. This is why
it's necessary for us to take a hard look at our diets and make
a decision about whether we may need supplements.

As you can see, proper nutrition nowadays is not that easy; it
does take some time to educate yourself. By proper nutrition,
I mean eating clean and safe foods that have the nutrients your
body requires to get and stay healthy. Recipe for relief

Your two main purposes for eating a healthy diet and taking
supplements are to give your body what it needs to heal itself
and to minimize the level of inflammation that is in your body.
The inflammation is what is causing your pain.

Drugs that fight pain do little, if anything, to help the body
heal itself. In fact, some of these drugs can have severe
negative side effects, so please consider eating right as an

If you are suffering from any type of back, neck or sciatic pain, there is hope for relief.

Read the rest of this article here.

Peace and Victory Over Pain,
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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Sciatic Stretches: The Ugly Truth About Back Pain (Free Audio Program!)

Back Pain? Sciatica? Neck Pain?

The Ugly Truth About Back Pain

Here’s a little-known fact. The real cause of the pain is almost always overlooked.

Most doctors only treat the symptoms. They use “band-aid” treatments like:

• Cortisone shots

• Dangerous drugs

• Physical therapy

• Surgery

• Chiropractic manipulation

These may work. When they do, it’s almost never long-term.

It’s not until you treat the “hidden” underlying causes that you get lasting pain relief.

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Peace and Victory Over Pain,

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Monday, June 21, 2010

Sciatic Stretches: Exercises To Avoid To Reduce Pain

“What exercises should you avoid if you have back pain?

The short answer is: all of them until you identify what physical dysfunctions are contributing to your pain. Why? Because unless you understand which dysfunctions are contributing to or causing your back pain any exercises you do
can make the problem worse.

In the free guide found here you'll find instructions going over the basic assessment you'll need to do (it's easy) to identify some of the underlying “hidden” causes of your back

Obviously, exercising is a critical part of living a healthy life. But if you're in a lot of pain you need to slow down or even stop exercising for a while as you identify the underlying contributing causes to your pain.

Basically, the first rule of dealing with back-pain is the same as the first rule of medicine: 

“Do No Harm.”

The muscle imbalances and dysfunctions contributing heavily to the pain your body is experiencing developed over the years based on your activities … which muscles you naturally favor when you move … what sports you played over the
years … what injuries you sustained in the past … how you sit …. where you feel pain in your body and more.

Until you identify exactly which muscle imbalances you have you can't tell which activities you're doing are contributing the most to your pain or which activities could be helping reduce your pain.

Exercising improperly for your particular body and dysfunction could very easily make you hurt more. That's one reason we offer the Lose the Back Pain system on a 100% RISK FREE basis – so you can do a FULL assessment to correctly identify your own dysfunctions and get a personalized treatment plan for fixing them...

To learn more about choosing the personalized exercises, sciatic stretches and more that you'll need to heal YOUR particular case of sciatica
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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Sciatic Stretches: What Is The Back Joy Core?

So, what is the Back Joy Core?

The company that created it calls it a "back orthotic" but really it's a type of seat cushion that when you sit on it, it instantly improves your posture and takes pressure of the spine.

Unlike other devices that you stick behind your back and only give you temporary support, the Back Joy changes the way you sit. It actually forces you to sit up straight which will actually strengthen your core muscles and that's why they call it the Back Joy "Core". So not only can it help improve your posture, but the improved strength you'll have in your core will help prevent future flare-ups...

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Peace and Victory over pain
Jevaughn Brown

Monday, June 14, 2010

Sciatic Stretches: The Back Pain Guide - Inflammation

The following is an excerpt from “The Back Pain Guide”...

Eight Pain Reducers For Faster Pain Relief
Ways to deal with the pain while you’re starting your personalized treatment program

I've learned over the years after working with and helping over 50,000 back-pain  sufferers, with every condition known to medicine and major traumatic injuries, that there are three things back-pain sufferers need to address to live pain free:

1. You need to learn how to reduce acute pain quickly when it flares up.
2. You need to get rid of the underlying root cause of pain (this goes deeper than simply fixing a diagnosed back condition as you'll see in a few minutes)
3. You need to address the emotional and mental factors that increase

For some people the only treatment they ever need is the muscle balance therapy system we give you in Lose The Back Pain, for other, more severe cases, muscle balance therapy gets them 90% of the way and they need to try a handful of additional treatments to live pain free.

I'll explain how muscle imbalances and physical dysfunctions are a major contributor and cause of back pain in the second section of this guide.
But first I want to go over several pain-reduction strategies and treatments for acute pain that you can use right now to start feeling better, faster.
One big word of caution: Don't overlook the simple things.
Over and over again I've found that people suffer through chronic pain needlessly because they aren't taking good basic care of their bodies. And some of the fastest reductions in pain can come from something as simple as strategy number three below.

Pain Reducer One:
The FIRST THING you MUST do if you have back pain is to control inflammation in your body. Here's why:

Studies have shown inflammation is the #1 cause of pain in your body. Now, let me make this clear. Inflammation is NOT the underlying cause of all of your back pain – but it IS the major mechanism in your body that causes you to experience pain.

•You have tissue inflammation if you have upper or lower back pain ...
•You have tissue inflammation if you have serious back conditions like upper and lower back pain, sciatica pain, herniated discs, scoliosis, arthritis or other conditions ...
•And you have tissue inflammation if you've injured your back in an accident, playing sports, or through a lifetime of hard, physical work …
•Every part of your body where you feel pain in your muscles you can be pretty sure you have tissue inflammation …

Inflammation is the #1 pain-causing mechanism in your body. So the first thing I recommend you do if you want to quickly get rid of your acute pain is to cut down the excess inflammation in your body. Then we can start to address the underlying causes of your back pain.

A new back-pain study published in The American Journal of Roentgenology found 80% of back-pain sufferers experienced soft-tissue inflammation in and around their spine.

This is a critical point if you're suffering from any type of back pain. Because there are ONLY two basic physiological types of pain: tissue-pain and nerve-pain.

•If you have a back condition you probably suffer from BOTH types of pain. If you have sciatica, herniated discs, spinal stenosis, scoliosis or some other condition your pain is probably “mixed pain”.
You have BOTH tissue-pain caused by inflammation in your muscles and soft-tissue that causes nerve-pain by exerting pressure on your nerves (sciatica is a perfect example of this).
•If you injured your back the pain you’re feeling is almost all inflammation related. Because inflammation is your body's natural reaction to trauma. And at the age of 25 your body started to slow production of the enzymes that fight inflammation – which is why when you sprained your ankle at 15 it healed in a couple of weeks but at 45 it can take months to heal.

First though, think about your own back-pain for a second.
•Do your back muscles hurt? If so, your pain is definitely caused to some degree by inflammation. To get rid of your pain you'll have to first, get rid of the inflammation and second, get rid of any ongoing causes of inflammation.
•Do you feel a lot of nerve-pain? Things like, shooting lines of pain, burning, numbness, pinching tend to be nerve-pain. But guess what? Often the pressure and pinching of the nerve is because the surrounding tissue is inflamed and expanded!

That's why the study found soft-tissue inflammation in 80% of back-pain sufferers. Because even when your pain is caused by damage to nerves in your spine some of the pain you feel is a result of inflammation in the surrounding tissue.

To get lasting pain relief you need to address the things in your body causing your muscle-related pain and causing your nerve-related pain.....

To learn more about HOW to eliminate inflammation pain, as well the other 7 pain reducers and much more, download your FREE copy right here of The Back Pain Guide, no strings attached.

Peace and Victory Over Pain,
Jevaughn Brown

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Sciatic Stretches: Sciatic Pain Relief

What Is Sciatica?

Contrary to popular misconception, sciatica isn't a physical condition. It's actually a set of symptoms describing radiating pain which travels down from a pinched or irritated sciatic nerve.

Pain symptoms from sciatica, usually caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve, can vary significantly from one person to the next. Usually starting in the lower back, sciatic pain can radiate through the pelvis, buttocks and down the back of the leg. Usually symptoms are only felt on one side of the body.

Depending on the source of trouble, sciatic pain may be felt in the foot or even all the way to the toes. Sciatic nerve pain intensity can range from minor to severe, causing burning or aching sensations.

Sciatica also causes tingling, numbness or weakness in the affected areas in some cases. Increased pain or numbness is common while sitting down.

What conditions cause sciatic nerve pain?

Relief from sciatic nerve pain begins with an understanding of the condition which caused the pain in the first place. In each condition, either the sciatic nerve itself or one of the five nerve roots leading to it become compressed or irritated.

The most common conditions associated with sciatica include a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, piriformis syndrome and spinal trauma.

Herniated discs
in the lumbar region may cause sciatic nerve pain by compressing one of the sciatic nerve roots when pressure on the spinal disc causes it to bulge or rupture. Spinal disc herniation is one of the most common causes of sciatica.

Spinal stenosis
is a condition where the spinal canal space becomes constricted due to inflammation, bone spurs, or other causes. When this occurs in the lower back, nerve roots associated with the sciatic nerve may get pinched causing sciatic nerve pain.

is a condition where one vertebra slides across another during certain activities instead of maintaining its proper position. Spondylolisthesis can irritate or place painful pressure on sciatic nerve roots.

Piriformis syndrome
occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed or irritated by the piriformis muscle. About 15% of people have their sciatic nerve running through the piriformis muscle, leaving them predisposed to sciatic pain.

Spinal trauma
, such as impact from a car accident, can damage the spine or cause the vertebrae to become misaligned from each other. This misalignment can pinch or rub against and irritate the sciatic nerve or related nerve roots.

Sciatic pain relief using traditional methods

Treatments for sciatic pain relief commonly include some combination of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen or naproxen, heat treatments, ultrasound, therapeutic exercises, and cortisone injections.

These may provide pain relief for the symptoms of sciatica, but they won't fix the underlying problem. Even if the sciatica pain goes away on its own, it's likely to recur unless the condition that originally caused it is resolved.

How to get long-lasting sciatic nerve pain relief

While NSAIDs and other traditional treatment methods for sciatica pain relief may help temporarily, permanent sciatic pain relief is possible by addressing the root cause. Depending on what the source of your sciatica is, one of the following therapies may provide long-term relief:

Inversion therapy
is excellent for relieving compression pressure, especially from herniated discs. Daily use of an inversion table will allow you to gradually incline your body head-down until you can remain upside down for 5-15 minutes twice daily.

While upside down, gravity gently pulls your spine in the opposite direction allowing the vertebrae to relax enough to allow injured spinal discs to recover their proper shape. Increased circulation also helps herniated discs to receive the necessary blood supply and oxygen to heal more quickly.

Muscle balance therapy
addresses the problem of postural dysfunctions caused by muscle groups that pull unevenly against your spine and other bones. This is a great tool to recover from muscle strain lower back pain too.

Trigger point therapy
, often used in conjunction with muscle balance therapy, relieves tiny contraction knots in muscles that can lead to “referred” pain – where you feel pain at a different location than the source. Trigger point therapy may just lead to relief from those tricky pains that seem to have no other solution.

Finally, remember that sciatic nerve pain is only a symptom of an underlying condition. Getting long-term sciatic nerve pain relief requires the resolution of the problem causing the pain. Don't be fooled into equating "feels better" with "fixed the problem." Find a knowledgeable healthcare practitioner to accurately diagnose your condition and recommend the best treatment methods. Read more about Sciatic Pain Relief...

Sciatic Stretches: The 4 Things That Cause Sciatica And How To Get Relief

The first step to healing is always understanding. On that note here's a video with Back Pain and Sciatica Expert Jesse Cannone explaining the four things that cause sciatica, and how to get relief from the pain. Hope you get a lot out of it like I did.

So now you know the 4 causes of sciatica. Now that we know the real sources of it, it's possible to go forward into actual, lasting pain relief. From the same experts who provided the video you just watched comes this absolutely free guide on how to wipe out sciatica Fast

Learn what WORKS to heal this awful condition - permanently: Get your personal copy of the FREE Sciatica Advisory here.

Peace and Victory Over Pain,
Jevaughn Brown

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Sciatic Stretches: Top 5 Causes of Back, Neck and Sciatic Pain

One of the reasons so many people struggle with back pain and all the many variations of it, is because the majority of the treatments recommended by doctors don’t address the main causes of the pain…
So I wanted to make sure that you know what the most common causes are and how to address them… because it’s highly unlikely you’ll ever hear about any of this from your doctor… Ok, here it goes…

Top 5 Causes of Back, Neck and Sciatic Pain

1. Excess Stress / Negative Beliefs
Yes, this is #1 on the list and while many people doubt or question it, excess stress and negative beliefs are what keep most people in pain.
For example, many people get some relief from physical treatments, but can never seem to get complete or lasting relief… and that’s because the the mind is keeping the body from healing completely.
Don’t underestimate the power of the mind… you can learn more about how stress, emotions and beliefs cause pain here

Imbalances in our muscles create what we call dysfunctions… basically, the muscles pull your body out of alignment (not just your spine) and your body is forced to function like this and eventually it breaks down.
Muscle imbalances are the biggest “physical” cause of back related conditions and pain (and many other ailments also like foot pain, knee pain, hip pain, etc)
The good news is, identifying and correcting (it’s really more about improving) your muscle imbalances is pretty easy… you just have to know which imbalances you have and the right combination of corrective exercises and stretches…
This is exactly what we help you to do in our Lose the Back Pain System… Tens of thousands of people have used this simple system to eliminate their pain… and many of these people had struggled for years or decades before trying our system.
Right now you can try the system for $30 OFF… that’s a huge savings and because we have an online version, you can get started right away. In order to get the discount, you must enter the following coupon code when ordering: LTBP30
This coupon is good for both the DVD version or the ONLINE version… and when you order the DVD version, you also get instant access to the online version as well… But this coupon is only good for the next 3 days.
Picture this… you wake up tomorrow morning feeling rested, you get out of bed feeling less stiff and with no pain… You go about your day feeling great and doing all the things you haven’t been able to do for weeks, months or years…
Yes, it IS possible… and I promise that if you use the system you too will see significant improvements… better sleep… improved flexibility… increased strength… increased energy… less or no pain… and the list goes on and on.

Ok, now for the 3 other causes…

3. Spinal Compression / Torsion
Another major physical cause of back related conditions and pain is, spinal compression and torsion. The muscle imbalances pull your spine out of alignment and create excess curvature and this places increased pressure on the discs…
Then you add to it some torsion (twisting of the spine) and it gets even worse. The combination of the uneven and excessive compression and the torsion wreak havoc on the discs… causing them to bulge or herniate.
Again there is some good news… not only can discs heal, but you can undo or reduce the excessive compression and torsion by addressing your muscle imbalances and by decompressing the spine… This can be done with devices like an inversion table, the Nubax or it can be performed by a physical therapist or chiropractor.

4. Trigger Points
Often responsible for much of the undiagnosed pain people experience, trigger points are a major factor when it comes to back, neck and sciatic pain…
Trigger points are complex and there are many things that contribute to their development… and to make it worse, they often cause pain in other parts of the body. For example, a trigger point in the gluteal can cause pain in the lower leg.
The good news is, they are also easy to locate and treat yourself. You can learn more about trigger points here.

5. Nutritional Imbalances
Yes, what you eat can help you heal or it can keep you in pain. Not only are there specific foods that create inflammation, but imbalances in minerals and nutrients are a major factor…
For example, you can have too much calcium and not enough magnesium and this can create calcification (stenosis, bone spurs, etc)… Keep in mind this is just one example… there are many others.

So here’s a quick list of foods to avoid:
- Sugar
- Wheat
- Dairy
- Artificial flavors / colors
And here are some foods/nutrients to eat more of:
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids (fish or supplement)
- Spices (Ginger, Tumeric)
- Antioxidants (vitamin C, selenium, quercetin)
- Vitamin D

Well, I hope you found this helpful. Be sure to follow the links and learn more about these 5 major causes.
And last, if you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to ask… we’re here for ya :)

Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT
Co-founder, Healthy Back Institute

Hope you enjoyed that fine article!

Sciatic Stretches: Simple Stretch Eliminates Sciatic Pain in Seconds

If you or a loved one is affected by sciatica, you're going to love this FREE video. Watch as Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT, Co-Founder of The Healthy Back Institute demonstrates an easy, simple stretch that can eliminate sciatic nerve pain in mere seconds. Go see the video now right here.

Along with the video, check out the free copy of The Healthy Back Institute's Sciatica Advisory: "Eliminate Your Sciatica in Just Days" that comes with it.


Jevaughn Brown