Chiropractic for Pain Relief

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Pain sufferers spend a lot of time researching different options for pain relief and pain management – with varying results. What works well for one person does not for another, and there are many options available to achieve the goal of pain relief.  Chiropractic treatments for pain relief are one such option that many says … Read more

How Healing Touch Therapy Works

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Florence Nightingale believed in it. So do Native Americans and shamans in African culture. And the Chinese began using it as long as 5,000 years ago. We’re talking about Healing Touch, or more specifically, the art of energy medicine. At its most basic level, Healing Touch is an integrative medicine approach involving the use of … Read more

Thoughtful, helpful gift ideas for pain sufferers

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The holidays are upon us, and you’ve likely started shopping for your friends and loved ones. Gift ideas for pain sufferers that show compassion, thought and most of all benefit can be a challenge. But we’re here to help with some ideas that primarily have come from our readers and Facebook Fans! For some products, … Read more

Discovering That I Have POTS

“In retrospect, I believe I have had POTS since 2010,” shared Sandra Fischler, a follower of our Facebook page. But like many with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, or POTS, Fischler didn’t receive an official diagnosis until many years later – 2016. And it was after a long and frustrating road dealing with worsening symptoms and a … Read more

What to Know About Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

What to Know About Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

We’ve been hearing about carpel tunnel syndrome since the late 1930s. Currently, carpel tunnel syndrome affects 5% of the population within the United States. While this condition is often discussed, many do not know exactly what it is and how it is different than other hand/wrist conditions – let alone causes, risk factors and treatment options. Basic … Read more

How a Pain Psychologist Could Benefit You

How a Pain Psychologist Could Benefit You

You’ve dealt with chronic back pain for many years. After trying many treatment options, you and your physician have decided that a surgical procedure followed by physical therapy is your best course of action. While reluctantly agreeing, you are surprised by the next words out of your physician’s mouth: “Let’s get you an appointment set … Read more

Radiofrequency Ablation – Is RFA for you?

Looking for minimally invasive pain relief without surgery? RFA may be the answer. According to physician, Leonardo Kapural, Professor of Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Physician, radiofrequency ablation or (RFA) is a medical procedure that uses radio waves to create localized electrical current. Such friction current makes a focused heat to target desired nerves. Interrupting the pain … Read more

7 Chronic Pain Myths – and The Truth

Most people who suffer from chronic pain have encountered information that is sometimes presented as if it were factual but is completely myth. And within the pain community, this misinformation can get circulated to the point where pain sufferers are misled into making decisions for themselves that lead to little relief, big let-downs and even … Read more

Best jobs for chronic pain sufferers

Best jobs for chronic pain sufferers

Chronic pain can prevent us from doing things we like to do…but it can also impact our ability to do what we have to do – namely work. Studies have shown that people with a chronic pain condition struggle with missing work days, staying employed and finding employment that fits with their condition…and many simply … Read more