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15 Nov
We recently stumbled across a blog post titled "TOP 5 Chronic Pain Resources That Can Teach You A Thing Or Two About Chronic Pain."  We were very thankful to be included on this post because we do take pride in offering educational information to the public. Moreover, this got us thinking about the types of sites and information that we use…
15 Nov
It has become a commonality in the United States for individuals suffering from sickness and pain to turn to over the counter and prescription medicines for treat various ailments. Next time you feel the need to open a bottle of ibuprofen, try a more invigorating method of managing pain provided by nature, without added chemical content. Essential oils can provide…
15 Nov
Music can move people. It can bring a smile to a face, tears to eyes; music can make us laugh and motivate us to overcome obstacles. But did you know that the power of music can even reduce the perception of pain[1]? As more and more studies reveal the benefits of music therapy in healthcare, it’s no wonder that this…
15 Nov
Relaxation has many health benefits including: lowering blood pressure, reducing active stress hormones, reducing muscle tension and chronic pain and improving concentration and mood. We understand it can be difficult to find the time to use relaxation so here is a quick relaxation technique that can be used anywhere.  Guided imagery is a relaxation technique where you use your imagination…
15 Nov
There are important healthy habits you can try to help reduce pain. One of the most important is trying to get a good night’s sleep. A good, restorative sleep, generally between six to nine hours, can help your body and muscles recover, helping to reduce back pain or general aches and pains. This will allow you to wake feeling refreshed.…
02 Nov
Pain is an incredibly complex condition, affecting people in a multitude of ways. It can change the way both your brain and your body function, in addition to impacting emotions, relationships and even work. So, it follows that an effective treatment plan must take into account all of these aspects of pain. Incorporating physical therapy, behavioral health and more into…
02 Nov
Nerves play an important part when it comes to pain. They’re responsible for transmitting pain signals from the painful areas of your body to the central nervous system (i.e. the spinal cord and brain). It makes sense, then, that nerves can also play an important part when it comes to treating that pain. That’s where radiofrequency neuroablation comes in. Background…
02 Nov
Relaxation. It’s a simple concept, but something that can be incredibly difficult to achieve – especially for those with chronic pain. But being able to take your mind off your pain, if even just for a few minutes, can significantly improve your pain levels and benefit your physical and mental health. How Relaxation Helps Relaxation techniques can be different for…

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