Tag Archives: pain alleviation

National Cancer Cases on the Rise – But So are Survival Rates

Last Updated:  July 9, 2019, Marc Woodard It is a fact that one or more factors – environmental toxins, poor diet, sedentary and other unhealthy lifestyle habits can cause cell mutation, formation of cancerous tumors and metastasis of those cells. Those at highest risk are those predisposed to cancer genetically. Are we all doomed to get cancer? The simple answer is NO. Ageless MirrorAthlete – Covers Cancer Prevention and So Much More… for sale at Amazon, B&N, iUniverse, (more…)

Use Opioids Effectively to Control Pain and Reduce Health Risk

Live life to the fullest and pain free. 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. Especially when patients ignore the doctors prescription program. So you ask yourself, how could taking more pain killers cause greater sensitivity to pain?  “I thought (more…)

MirrorAthlete Reveals Fitness Consulting Trade Secrets

Updated: 20 March 2018 Marc beginning a 10mile walk in Central CA. A former client Sid asked specific questions regarding information I posted on MirrorAthlete’s first web site back in 2007. His queries provided an opportunity to share more of the company’s history with readers and reflect on how we got into publishing our first book. [Sid’s Questions] … I can’t seem to locate your MirrorAthlete pain chronicles I read back in the early years. “I (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…)

Challenging Social Disability Expectation

Author: Marc Woodard on a 15 mile rural walk within/outside of hometown city limits Updated: 17 May 2015 I know many out there are hurting with disabling mental, spiritual and physical pain thinking there is nothing more that can be done to improve the situation. I do understand the feelings associated with loss of finances, immobility, productivity, loneliness, worth and dignity.  I’ve personally experienced these things during my own physical adversary and mobility challenge from 2003 (more…)

Resolve to Lose Weight through Simple Changes

Wild Turkeys in California on Rural Walk So your New Year’s resolution is to improve your fitness levels.  What will your fitness goals look like and how will you achieve them? The most common and desired fitness goals by clients are:  weight loss, reduced body fat, muscle strength, increased cardiovascular and muscular endurance and flexibility. One must also recognize the will power necessary to change habits and behaviors and is an essential mind set attribute if long-term fitness goals are to stick.  So what (more…)

Recreational and Medical Marijuana Use Perspective

Life has many potential roads to travel. Which lifestyle path will you choose? It is very interesting to learn how attitudes have changed about  marijuana use since I was a kid. After speaking with local youth in two states (California and Oregon) regarding marijuana use… there is a nonchalant attitude regarding medicinal and recreational use of this natural weed. The common answers to my questions, “don’t you think marijuana will harm you in any way if you continue (more…)