C.P.I. Chronic Pain and Inflammation

C.P.I. Chronic Pain and Inflammation

Chronic inflammation happens when this response lingers, leaving your body in a constant state of alert. Over time, chronic inflammation may have a negative impact on your tissues and organs. Some research suggests that chronic inflammation could also play a role in a range of conditions, from cancer to stroke.

Chronic inflammation is involved in the disease process of many conditions, including: fibromyalgia, asthma, lupus, osteoporosis, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoarthritis (OA), neck pain, degenerative disk disease, and type 2 diabetes. It is recommended to consult with your physician about your specific case, but these videos are designed to be a library of resources for you to combat muscle weakness and systemic inflammation in the body to help you manage chronic pain, improve mobility, and strengthen weak muscles.

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C.P.I. Chronic Pain and Inflammation
  • Video 491 | SI Joint Pain Relief (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Pain originating from spasms in your piriformis muscle, a large muscle located deep in the buttock, is called piriformis syndrome. Even though this condition is very common, it is a complex problem to treat. The key is to keep surrounding muscles around the pelvis, hips and core strong and regu...

  • Video 489 | Yoga Back Therapy (35 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Lower back pain is very common and complex to treat. The key is to keep surrounding muscles around the pelvis, hips and core strong and regularly practice various joint angles in order to maintain range of motion.

    Yoga can be extremely helpful with back care. Using the Yoga strap and the Yoga ...

  • Video 477 | Neck Tension Rx (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    The cervical spine is often tight and painful when other nearby joints cannot pick up the motions needed by the individual. The neck is the most mobile area of the spine and often picks up unnecessary motions.

    In this therapeutic strength routine, we will perform four separate exercise combin...

  • Video 440 | Yoga for Inflexible People: Back (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Many people think that Yoga is only for highly flexible people, especially due to the image that we see in marketing. However, with the use of Yoga props, we can make the postures accessible to everyone. Props make feel so much more comfortable, improving one's understanding of the pose.

    We wi...

  • Video 439 | Yoga for Inflexible People: Hips (30 minutes) with Lauren EIrk

    Many people think that Yoga is only for highly flexible people, especially due to the image that we see in marketing. However, with the use of Yoga props, we can make the postures accessible to everyone. Props make feel so much more comfortable, improving one's understanding of the pose.

    We wi...

  • Video 418 | C.P.I. Spine (30 Minute Routine) with Lauren Eirk

    If you suffer from Chronic Pain and Inflammation in the trunk and spine, this 30 minute seated and standing routine can be a way to start you on your journey of healing. If you are a desk worker, many of these exercises can be done from a chair.

    Learn specific isometric exercises to strengthen...

  • Video 384 | Gentle Hip and Back Yoga (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    This gentle Yoga routine will lower your stress, activate underperforming muscles, and help rejuvenate your body. You will need a chair for the entire practice. This routine is a slower-paced Yoga practice for all fitness levels, since the chair makes it easier to transition from one move to th...

  • Video 367 | Isometrics on the Go (15 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you find yourself stuck in a long meeting, sitting at the computer at work, or traveling on an airplane, this bodyweight routine can be done completely from a chair with no equipment.
    Experience 10 isometric exercise for the full body
    Seated Hip Isometrics
    Chest Press
    Lat Pull
    Trunk Rotation...

  • Live Event with Lauren Eirk | SI Stability

    Sacroiliac pain is very common and complex to treat. The key is to keep surrounding muscles around the pelvis, hips and core strong and regularly practice various joint angles in order to maintain range of motion. This routine is designed to strengthen the SI Joint and lumbar spine. The mini ba...

  • Video 354 | Lower Back Mobility (30 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    The lower back is a common area of tension with a lot of people due to joint wear and repetitive activities. In this workout, we begin with some mobility evaluation techniques followed by some core isometrics. Next we will be moving in and out of positions to create some great muscle contractio...

  • Video 351 | Full Body Pain Relief (15 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    There are times when we wake up feeling achy all over, especially after recovering from an illness, traveling, time change issues, or having pushed your body too hard the day before. This short bodyweight video takes you from head to foot using some isometrics and gentle movement to improve neur...

  • Video 330 | Low Back Tension Rx (15 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    After we have been in one position for a while, such as prolonged sitting, it is common to suffer from lower back tightness and stiffness. Learning how to address your joint range of motion while strengthening areas of weakness can improve range of motion. Do this routine before you exercise, a...

  • Video 328 | Yoga for Spinal Health (45 Minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    Spinal health is essential, as the spine is responsible for so many functions in our body. The muscles around the spine must be strong and responsive throughout our lives in order to keep our spine injury free.

    In this Yoga practice, we will explore various spinal movements to work on symmetr...

  • Video 325 | FIS Osteo-Strong (30 Minute Workout) with Lauren Eirk

    The word ‘osteoporosis’ means ‘porous bone.’ It is a silent disease that weakens bones and puts you at a greater risk for sudden and unexpected bone fractures. Osteoporosis means that you have less bone mass and strength. The disease often develops without any symptoms or pain, and it is usually ...

  • Video 322 | C.P.I. for Neck and Shoulders (15 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you are plagued with chronic pain and inflammation of the neck and shoulder region, these exercises can be done from any chair with no equipment as an alternative to passive stretching. Instead, the focus is muscle activation and strength. Discover ways to evaluate your weaknesses and balanc...

  • Video 303 | C.P.I. Low Back Therapy (30 Minute Routine) with Lauren Eirk

    If you suffer from Chronic Pain and Inflammation in the Lower Back, this 30 minute seated and standing workout can be a way to start you on your journey of healing. If you are a desk worker, many of these exercises can be done from a chair. Learn specific isometric exercises to strengthen the mu...

  • Video 301 | C.P.I. Foot Therapy (30 Minute Routine) with Lauren Eirk

    If you are suffering with Chronic pain in the foot due to arthritis, improper shoes, long periods of standing, and other neurological issues, these exercises can be an answer. Practice various seated and standing mobility exercises to improve foot and ankle strength in all available planes of mot...

  • Video 299 | C.P.I. Hip Therapy (22 minutes) with Lauren Eirk

    If you suffer from Chronic Pain and Inflammation in the Hips, this short chair fitness video can be a way to start you on your journey of healing. This short, gentle routine begins with a breath-work meditation to lower emotional stress and anxiety associated with chronic pain. Learn several ef...

  • Video 321 | Stress Relief Yoga (30 minutes) with Lauren Eirk)

    If your day is not going quite as planned, this practice will help! We start with a mindful body awareness meditation and begin to create movement with areas in the body that are typically affected by stress and immobility. This routine uses no equipment but your body and appropriate for all le...

  • Video 254 | Yoga Breathing (30 Minute Practice) with Lauren Eirk

    There is a strong correlation between how we breathe mechanically and how we feel emotionally. Knowing how to properly breathe is the first step in any fitness program.

    This video begins with breath awareness and several breathing exercises to help rid your mind of anxiety. These exercises w...

  • Video 059 | Back Pain Help with Lauren Eirk

    Dealing with Back pain on a daily basis can be a huge challenge. Conventional methods include stretching, trying to strengthen the abdominal muscles, and various medical interventions. In this video, learn several basic Yoga isometrics that can bring about a tremendous amount of relief in the b...

  • Live Event with Lauren Eirk | Gentle Yoga-Pilates Fusion after Sitting

    Sitting for hours on end can cause muscle weakness in the hips, spine, and shoulders. This workout is designed to gently bring the body to a more upright posture, strengthening the hip and trunk muscles that go off-line while sitting in a chair.

    We will use the mini band or "thigh band" to st...