Christmas Wish List for Pain

It’s that time of year again! The holiday season is here along with the anxiety many of us feel trying to find the perfect gift. If you have a loved one struggling with pain, this list can help you narrow down the endless products you see promoted during the holidays. If you made the “Nice …

Holiday Meals: Top Things to Avoid For Pain Relief

Food is a necessity of life, but what many people don’t realize is how certain foods can trigger inflammation. Many foods have chemicals that release neurotransmitters making your body more sensitive to inflammation and cell damage. Sensitivity due to Fibromyalgia, IBS, arthritis, and many more chronic pain inducing conditions can be heightened by eating these …

Ways To Stay Active As the Temperature Drops

As the temperature begins to drop, so do many of our activity levels.  It is important to remain active through colder months and get creative with your exercise and diet routine.  It is easy to become complacent when the weather is not ideal, but with these simple tips we can keep you on track for …

How to Prevent Pain

Millions of adults across the United States live with chronic pain. While you cannot mitigate all of the biological, psychological, and lifestyle risk factors associated with chronic pain, you can work to promote your own healthy lifestyle habits which helps decrease some of these risk factors. Developing and maintaining good physical and mental health routines …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

How often have you said, “This pain will never go away?” Persistent negative beliefs can maintain and amplify pain. Cognitive-Behavioral therapy (CBT) is a short-term, goal oriented psychotherapy treatment that takes a hands-on approach to therapy, and can have remarkable results.. It helps patients cope with pain, and even more. It changes how our brain …

Healing Touch

Modern medical science is just beginning to understand energy healing. We’re gaining more insight into how to tap biological energy fields, called biofields to support health and soothe pain. Healing Touch accesses these energy fields to restore flow and balance to the body.  Practitioners use gentle hand techniques that release blocks to circulation of energy. …

Food for Thought: Diet Plays Significant Role in Pain Relief

Integrating foods into your diet that don’t stimulate the inflammatory chemicals in your body can fight inflammation, significantly reducing pain. Weight and nutrition may be a popular topic in the summer months, but most people could benefit from keeping these subjects top-of-mind all year round. Experts are finding that diet and excess weight are often …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and its Surprising Solutions, Part II

How often have you said to yourself, “This pain will never go away, or life as I knew it, is over”? These thoughts are common for those living with pain. What you may be surprised to know is that these persistent negative beliefs and images can both maintain and amplify the pain experience. Cognitive Behavioral …

Approximately 1.5 million people in the U.S. have Lupus.

Managing Lupus Symptoms with Holistic Medicine

Many lupus patients have found that holistic approaches for pain relief provide them with a level of comfort and aid in managing their symptoms. Managing the symptoms associated with lupus flare-ups is part of life for the more than 1.5 million people in the U.S. who suffer from this chronic autoimmune disease, 90 percent of …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and its Surprising Solutions, Part I

How often have you said to yourself, “This pain will never go away, or life as I knew it, is over”? These thoughts are common for those living with pain. What you may be surprised to know is that these persistent negative beliefs and images can both maintain and amplify the pain experience. Cognitive Behavioral …