Tag Archives: Pain

When and why is pain pleasurable?

Many people think of pain and sex as deeply incompatible. After all, sex is all about pleasure, and pain has nothing to do with that, right? Well, for some individuals, pain and pleasure can sometimes overlap in a sexual context, but how come? Continue reading this Spotlight feature to find out. Some people find pain… Read More »

Is Yoga Good For Low Back Pain? (STUDY)

Yoga sessions were related to better back-related function as well as reduced symptoms of chronic low back pain in the biggest U.S. randomized controlled study of yoga so far. But so were extensive stretching sessions. The researchers found yoga sessions far better than a self care book, yet no more helpful than stretching sessions for… Read More »

Exercises and stretches for hip pain

There are many possible causes of hip pain, ranging from muscle strains and injuries to arthritis and inflammatory disorders. However, gently exercising the hips can often help relieve pain and restore mobility. In this article, we describe 14 exercises that can help strengthen the hips, improve joint mobility, and relieve hip pain. Considerations before starting… Read More »