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Rib Subluxation Leads To Herniated Disc In Neck


Author: Jessica D.
Skill: Colon Hygienist
Date: 04-29-2014
Views: 1,799
Word Count: 379
Questions Received: Not available for contact
Testimonial ID: 9649-OR
Brand Neutral: No

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When my friend Joe first approached me with the idea of using essential oils in therapeutic treatments, I rolled my eyes. Joe and I are both athletic trainers. Where he was brought up to be a bit more holistic, I was brought up to be traditional, where medicine comes into play.

I am the daughter of a doctor. I grew up with blood in my penicillin stream. LOL. If something hurt, I took a pill for it. That was how medicine worked, right? Then Joe opened my eyes.

I have a herniated disc in my neck, associated with a chronically subluxed rib from an old soccer injury when I was 18. I have spent years going to spinal doctors, chiropractors, and massage therapists to help alleviate the discomfort.

Being a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and a Strength Coach, I managed my pain by strengthening my muscles to support the injured areas. But as with anything else, age has made it more difficult for my body to handle the discomfort.

My neck is stiff, and my back hurts almost every day when I get up in the morning. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and even prescription muscle relaxers were only dulling the pain. I needed to try something new. After one treatment with the Valor, PanAway oil blends and Peppermint, my rib was back in place and hasn't given me a problem in over 3 weeks!

That's when I began to research. Essential oils have been around for thousands of years, longer than "modern day" or "traditional" medicine. In fact, essential oils may have given birth to the idea of medications in traditional medicine.

These oils are used across the globe, including Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. North America is just beginning to join the party. The evidence made it clear to me that this avenue was worth pursuing!

I use a couple of drops of Valor and PanAway on my neck and shoulders on a daily basis. I also use Peppermint on my joints after running and even the Stress Away oil blend in my diffuser as I fell asleep at night.

I cannot remember the last time I woke up in pain, and I have Young Living essential oils to thank for that.

I became a believer. Are you ready to become one too?


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