Got a headache? Try breathing!

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Dr. Dawn C. Buse, PhD, recommends diaphragmatic breathing along with relaxation techniques to help the body relax and rid itself of pain.  We caught up with Dr. Buse to ask her more about her headache research, treatment philosophy and the guided imagery audio files she created to help pain sufferers. PP: Headaches have been around…forever!  Are there really more new … Read more

Guided Imagery: A Valuable Tool for Managing Pain

SUCCESSFUL PAIN MANAGEMENT OFTEN INCORPORATES A MULTIMODAL TREATMENT APPROACH. WHILE MEDICATION IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF REDUCING PAIN, AN INCREASING NUMBER OF PEOPLE HAVE FOUND THAT COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES ENHANCE THE EFFICACY OF THEIR PRESCRIPTIONS WITHOUT ADDING NEGATIVE SIDE EFFECTS. One effective tool recommended by pain management specialists is guided imagery. A cognitive-behavioral therapy, guided imagery … Read more