Your Body of Knowledge

Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

Your Body of Knowledge

Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

Gene linked to chronic pain

Gene linked to chronic pain

British researchers have identified a gene in mice that's linked to neuropathic pain. Can this lead to a novel treatment approach for people with chronic pain?
Accentuate the negative: muscle injury recovery with eccentric workouts

Accentuate the negative: muscle injury recovery with eccentric workouts

Discover the secrets to safely rehabbing muscle injury - using the negative work phase of exercise.
Secret of a good chiropractic adjustment

Secret of a good chiropractic adjustment

What's the key to an effective chiropractic adjustment? Restoring normal joint play to the joints of the spine....
What causes spinal stenosis and what you can do about it

What causes spinal stenosis and what you can do about it

Discover the facts about lumbar spinal stenosis, a common degenerative condition of the low back that causes pain, impinges your nerves, and can make walking an uphill challenge.

Politics in healthcare

A good source for information about economic and political issues shaping our healthcare system.
Medical deaths

Medical deaths

Adverse events are so prevalent in the medical system that they comprise one of the leading causes of death in the United States.
New support system growing for those with chronic illness

New support system growing for those with chronic illness

A new program is emerging that offers social support for people searching for natural diet and lifestyle solutions to chronic health problems.
The art of breathing – guest post

The art of breathing – guest post

Jessica Wolf's guest article on Carl Stough and the Art of Breathing.
Above average speed of walking predicts longer, healthier life

Above average speed of walking predicts longer, healthier life

Get walking. It's never too late. And walking speed makes a huge difference to the enjoyment of life as we age.
Experiencing chronic pain?  Rediscover the joy of gentle movement

Experiencing chronic pain? Rediscover the joy of gentle movement

People with fibromyalgia or chronic pain will get a definite health boost by becoming more physically active. But it can be hard to increase your physical activity if your body hurts all the time. Before you get distracted by external, quantifiable exercise goals, discover the playful ways you can enjoy the simple joy of body movement.
Sciatica, part 2: Not all sciatica is alike.  Don’t overlook this important clue

Sciatica, part 2: Not all sciatica is alike. Don’t overlook this important clue

There are two basic types of sciatic nerve pain. Discover the difference, and you'll be better prepared to help your doctor get to the root of your problem.
Sciatica, Part 1:  How Your Body’s Brilliant Design Keeps You Free of Sciatic Pain Almost All the Time

Sciatica, Part 1: How Your Body’s Brilliant Design Keeps You Free of Sciatic Pain Almost All the Time

Patients often ask me why they have sciatic pain or another problem. First things first -- you can't understand why you have pain until you appreciate how your body effortlessly keeps you out of pain nearly all the time.
Vitamin D for pain

Vitamin D for pain

We're learning that vitamin D plays a crucial role in many internal body processes, and that deficiency contributes to musculoskeletal pain. Nearly anyone with back pain or chronic pain should consider the probability that vitamin D deficiency is contributing to his or her problem.

Easy Cantaloupe Recipe – Cantaloupe Basil Soup

An easy cantaloupe recipe for a cantaloupe soup that uses basil.

Baby Turnip Recipe

Baby turnips have a gentle flavor and are delicious when simply prepared. Here's an easy recipe.
Gene linked to chronic pain

Gene linked to chronic pain

British researchers have identified a gene in mice that's linked to neuropathic pain. Can this lead to a novel treatment approach for people with chronic pain?
Accentuate the negative: muscle injury recovery with eccentric workouts

Accentuate the negative: muscle injury recovery with eccentric workouts

Discover the secrets to safely rehabbing muscle injury - using the negative work phase of exercise.
Secret of a good chiropractic adjustment

Secret of a good chiropractic adjustment

What's the key to an effective chiropractic adjustment? Restoring normal joint play to the joints of the spine....
What causes spinal stenosis and what you can do about it

What causes spinal stenosis and what you can do about it

Discover the facts about lumbar spinal stenosis, a common degenerative condition of the low back that causes pain, impinges your nerves, and can make walking an uphill challenge.

Politics in healthcare

A good source for information about economic and political issues shaping our healthcare system.
Medical deaths

Medical deaths

Adverse events are so prevalent in the medical system that they comprise one of the leading causes of death in the United States.
New support system growing for those with chronic illness

New support system growing for those with chronic illness

A new program is emerging that offers social support for people searching for natural diet and lifestyle solutions to chronic health problems.
The art of breathing – guest post

The art of breathing – guest post

Jessica Wolf's guest article on Carl Stough and the Art of Breathing.
Above average speed of walking predicts longer, healthier life

Above average speed of walking predicts longer, healthier life

Get walking. It's never too late. And walking speed makes a huge difference to the enjoyment of life as we age.
Experiencing chronic pain?  Rediscover the joy of gentle movement

Experiencing chronic pain? Rediscover the joy of gentle movement

People with fibromyalgia or chronic pain will get a definite health boost by becoming more physically active. But it can be hard to increase your physical activity if your body hurts all the time. Before you get distracted by external, quantifiable exercise goals, discover the playful ways you can enjoy the simple joy of body movement.
Sciatica, part 2: Not all sciatica is alike.  Don’t overlook this important clue

Sciatica, part 2: Not all sciatica is alike. Don’t overlook this important clue

There are two basic types of sciatic nerve pain. Discover the difference, and you'll be better prepared to help your doctor get to the root of your problem.
Sciatica, Part 1:  How Your Body’s Brilliant Design Keeps You Free of Sciatic Pain Almost All the Time

Sciatica, Part 1: How Your Body’s Brilliant Design Keeps You Free of Sciatic Pain Almost All the Time

Patients often ask me why they have sciatic pain or another problem. First things first -- you can't understand why you have pain until you appreciate how your body effortlessly keeps you out of pain nearly all the time.
Vitamin D for pain

Vitamin D for pain

We're learning that vitamin D plays a crucial role in many internal body processes, and that deficiency contributes to musculoskeletal pain. Nearly anyone with back pain or chronic pain should consider the probability that vitamin D deficiency is contributing to his or her problem.

Easy Cantaloupe Recipe – Cantaloupe Basil Soup

An easy cantaloupe recipe for a cantaloupe soup that uses basil.

Baby Turnip Recipe

Baby turnips have a gentle flavor and are delicious when simply prepared. Here's an easy recipe.

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