How Does Self-Efficacy Influence Pain Perception, Postural Stability and Range of Motion in Individuals with Chronic Low Back Pain? This research included 60 patients with NSCLBP. Patients were classified as having "high" or "low" self-efficacy based on a median split of scores on the Chronic Pain Self-Efficacy...

5 ways to keep your feet healthy for better mobility Feet are easy to neglect — but it pays dividends when you take care of them. As we age, chronic foot pain and common foot problems (such as tendinitis, bunions, and arthritis) can increasingly limit mobility. But taking...

Yoga Practice Reduces the Psychological Distress Levels of Prison Inmates Psychiatric ill-health is prevalent among prison inmates and often hampers their rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is crucial for reducing recidivistic offending. A few studies have presented evidence of the positive effect of yoga on the well-being of prison...

The IASP Classification of Chronic Pain for the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) Chronic pain is a major source of suffering. It interferes with daily functioning and often is accompanied by distress. Yet, in the International Classification of Diseases, chronic pain diagnoses are not represented systematically. These...

How Night Owls Can Retrain Their Body Clocks In 4 Simple Steps 'Night owls' who struggle to wake up in the morning could benefit from a fewtweaks to their sleeping patterns, according to researchers. A small study found that, over a three-week period, it was...

Osteopathic manipulative treatment improves heart surgery outcomes: A randomised controlled trial Controlling sternal pain after heart surgery is important to reduce the risk of postoperative complications, but pain is often undertreated because of contraindications and side effects of analgesic drugs. Recently, osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) was demonstrated...

If you suffer from anxiety or would like a yoga exercise that will improve your mental health, check the video and try it out. This exercise is from Tama Soble of Esther Myers' Yoga Studio in Canada. What an inspiration. Enjoy! Anxiety disorders are the most...

The effect of diaphragmatic breathing on attention, negative affect and stress in healthy adults  A growing number of empirical studies have revealed that diaphragmatic breathing may trigger body relaxation responses and benefit both physical and mental health. However, the specific benefits of on mental health remain largely...