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Top 3 Tools To Manage Your Back Pain

By Kirstie Griffiths

Spoiler alert – there is no quick fix when it comes to curing chronic pain. The key to success is consistency and action. Today I am sharing 3 of my top tools when it comes to pain management, so that you can get your back pain under control and get back to living. EDUCATION There…

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What is Acupuncture?

By Kirstie Griffiths

Acupuncture is an ancient healing technique that makes use of needles to stimulate a response in the body. In the context of chiropractic, we often use this technique in conjunction with other manual therapies for the purpose of pain relief. Although acupuncture has been used for thousands of years, there has been a significant outpouring…

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Power Yoga: A Call for a Delicate Approach to Guiding the Practice

By Kirstie Griffiths

Power Yoga is an umbrella term for a style of yoga that features a vigorous form of vinyasa. It is meant to be physically challenging. It is arguably, not for Every Body. My background as a practitioner of yoga is varied. My training began with Ann Green, world athlete and owner of Bliss Ann Green…

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The Mind-Body Connection; My Story

By Kirstie Griffiths

Many of you have seen my content diving into the mind-body connection. I am an advocate for the importance of mental health. I am a holistic healthcare provider who has dedicated her career to helping people manage pain using a mind-body approach. I spend a lot of time sharing through story-telling, the experiences of my…

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What is a ‘Descending Pyramid’ Workout, and Why is it Important for Injury Prevention?

By Kirstie Griffiths

Last month, I had the pleasure of chatting with Rachel Lapidos of Well + Good to discuss injury prevention as it relates to exercise. While exercise is beneficial for health and can be used to rehabilitate and prevent injuries, the specific exercises we choose and the order we choose to execute them in, matters. We…

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Exercises for Lower Back Pain

By Kirstie Griffiths

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with Rachel Lapidos of Well + Good. Their mission is to decode and demystify what it means to live a well life, inside and out. The articles and resources touch on food and nutrition, holistic health, and fitness tips. Rachel reached out to me seeking information on…

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Back Pain at Night? Try This!

By Kirstie Griffiths

Are you having a difficult time falling asleep or staying asleep at night due to back pain? Many individuals with back pain show a bi-directional relationship with sleep disturbance. This means that having back pain can make it more difficult to get a good night’s sleep – it may be difficult to fall asleep, or…

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Basic Yoga Poses: Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

By Kirstie Griffiths

Maybe you are interested in yoga, but you’re not sure where to start. One of my roles as a yoga instructor with a background in healthcare is to provide accessible options to suit different bodies in an effort to reduce barriers to participating in yoga.   In this blog post, I break down one of my…

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Pillow for Back Pain

By Kirstie Griffiths

Sleep issues are closely related to pain, and showcase something called a bi-directional relationship. This means that sleep issues can lead to back pain, and back pain can cause problems with sleep. If you are not getting the recommended number of hours of sleep, or your sleep quality is poor, it heightens activity in the…

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Yoga for Back Pain Program Now Available Online

By Kirstie Griffiths

I’m excited to announce that my 12-week Yoga for Back Pain program is now available online! It combines education, movement and meditation for back pain relief. More than 80% of adults suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. It’s the leading cause of disability worldwide and a condition further aggravated during the coronavirus pandemic…

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