Chronic Pain and Art Therapy

Chronic Pain and Art Therapy

Pain is a multidimensional experience that affects an individual’s physiological, psychological and social functioning. When pain continues beyond the body’s ability to heal and becomes chronic, the overwhelming stress that can develop in each of these areas of functioning may exacerbate the perception of pain,contributing to prolongation and increased acuity.1 as a result, the pain … Read more

Physician Spotlight: Eric Grigsby, MD

ERIC GRIGSBY, MD, HAS ALWAYS BEEN A RENAISSANCE MAN. AS AN UNDERGRADUATE, THE TENNESSEE-BORN FARMER’S SON PLAYED BASKETBALL WHILE HE RECEIVED AN IVY LEAGUE EDUCATION AT BROWN UNIVERSITY. HE WAS SENIOR CLASS PRESIDENT AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY’S COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, AND AFTER TRAINING AT THE MAYO CLINIC, HE OPENED HIS OWN PAIN CLINIC, FOUNDED A CLINICAL … Read more

Integrative Medicine and What It Has to Offer You

Integrative Medicine and What It Has to Offer You

Described as the future of health care in our country, integrative medicine is getting a great deal of attention.  It combines the best of both conventional medicine and natural, homeopathic medicine.  In his article, Restoring the Heart and Art of Medicine, Dr. Michael Finkelstein shares his philosophy – and reasoning – on why integrative medicine has so much to … Read more

Shingles

Shingles

“It was very uncomfortable to wear a shirt, and between the burning and sharp pain, I was in very bad shape,” Frazee recalls. “The doctor told me that it was shingles and treated me with Valtrex and pain medication. Eight months later, I broke out again with the same symptoms, and I was treated by … Read more