A funny thing happened to me last week. I threw out my back. For those of you who know me, it is almost laughable that this traditional medicine man of Mexican-Apache descent from South Texas, who is a martial arts expert, has a sudden onset of back pain for no apparent reason. Initially the pain “on a one to ten scale” was a 12. There was no heavy lifting involved. There was no yard work or mixed martial arts cage fighting involved. There were no other activities that involved my back that would lead me to conclude of one factor that precipitated a back injury. All I could think of at first was “why me?” and “why now?” As I start this road to recovery, it reminds me once again that I am only human. Which is too bad…unfortunately.
The emperor is not as forgiving…yes yes I know this.
Have you ever had pain you seem to revisit ever so often? Have you ever had low back pain? Do you want to know some helpful hints on your road to recovery? If so, Please read on…
Several weeks ago a light went out in the world of healing. The scientific community lost one of its pioneers. Women’s rights lost one of their true trailblazers for women in science and medicine. The alternative medicine community lost one of its most powerful and respected voices. I lost a friend, mentor, colleague and a patient.
Candace Pert, scientist, mother, pioneer
Once in a great while we witness genius among us. We often do not see this as it is happening, only when it has passed. I was lucky enough to know Candace both professionally and personally.