Category Archives: pain

Bout With Gout

12 March 2020, By Marc Woodard The most common signs of gout are sudden (acute) redness and inflammation around joints with intense pain. Most often people’s bout with gout occurs at the first joint attacked, with arthritis like symptoms at the big toe. Once gout forms, due to the nature of inflammatory properties it can spread throughout the body (medically referred to as poly-articular gout). Patients initial symptoms include – an intense throbbing pain, whereas (more…)

MirrorAthlete Before Book Publication

Updated: 10 March 2020, by Marc Woodard A former client Sid asked specific questions regarding information I posted on MirrorAthlete’s first web site back in 2007. His questions provided an opportunity to share more of the company’s history with other reader’s and reflect on how we got into publishing our first book. [Sid wrote] “I can’t seem to locate your MirrorAthlete pain chronicles I read back in the early years. I remember it as a (more…)

Ageless MirrorAthlete Pacific Book Review by Allison Walker

Updated: 8 March 2020, Marc Woodard Learn More About Ageless MirrorAthlete book and the author by clicking on the book link and reading the free preview. Title: Ageless Mirror Athlete: Overweight and Unfit No More Author: Marc T. Woodard Publisher: iUniverse ISBN: 978-1-5320-5373-3 Genre: Health and Fitness Pages: 367. Book can be ordered on Amazon, B&N and iUniverse: Hard and soft book cover and digital copy. To view Ageless MirrorAthlete original pacific book review listed (more…)

Sciatica Pain Gone through Military Experience Knowledge

5 February 2020 by Marc Woodard [Marc is the soldier in the featured image overlooking Camp San Louis Obispo, CA – during active duty training, 2002] What is sciatica and what is the best way to manage, alleviate or remove it? Through my military experience I found a treatment path which led to complete reversal of my sciatic pain problem. A pain problem that afflicted me throughout my 20 year military career. Below under “Sciatica (more…)

Ageless MirrorAthlete Appreciates the Outreach Support

 20 December 2019, by Marc Woodard MirrorAthlete Inc., intends to educate the public on hard to find natural and safe fit healthy lifestyle information through its health literacy education and outreach efforts. We are looking for support to help us with our outreach goal. To get our book into the hands of those who want to improve their lives physically, mentally and spiritually by divulging hard to find marketplace truths. Ageless MirrorAthlete “Overweight and Unfit (more…)

Use Opioids Effectively to Control Pain and Reduce Health Risk

Last Updated: 3/15/2019, Marc Woodard Scientific studies prove, pain relief decreases while pain sensitivity increases from excess use of opioids. In other words, if you’re a chronic pain sufferer and have used opioids for long periods of time, greater sensitivity to pain will occur. So you ask yourself, how could taking more pain killers cause greater sensitivity to pain? “I thought pain killers were supposed to lessen the pain.” This is true if you are following the  (more…)

Acupuncture a PsuedoScience or Not – Baffles Many

Hike the great outdoors – stay fit, meditate and connect with nature. Updated: 18 May 2017 At one point in my life I sought alternate treatment for severe back pain.  I only did so after all other conventional treatments had failed. It’s true physical therapy, diet, ideal body weight, prescriptions and exercise do help with weight bearing, pre-post surgery pain relief and the healing process. But when you have substantial structural and neurological damage in/around bone and soft tissue which includes tendons, ligaments and (more…)

Back Pain Relief Wisdom

Don’t let back pain prevent you from exploration and activities you enjoy. Last Updated:  24 Jan 2016 The most common muscular skeletal weight bearing pain typically occur within the lower back for many.  Whereas soft tissue and bone, or musculoskeletal tissue becomes compromised.  Which include nerves, cartilage, disc, ligaments and tendons where localized swelling, soreness and aggravating and radiating pain occur. Human studies and statistics have shown low back pain will account for more sick leave and (more…)