Pacing the Brain for Pain: Motor Cortex Stimulation, Part I

When all hope is lost and you’re at your breaking point due to pain, electrical stimulation of the brain may be a way out. This is known as motor cortex stimulation (MCS). Although not approved by the Food and Drug Administration for pain control, MCS is particularly promising for unyielding facial and stroke pain. Tracey Zappola shares …

Pain on the Battlefield

Pain is the #1 complaint of soldiers fighting for our country. Derek McGinnis, a young military veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart will trace the events that led to his leg amputation, and how a simple nerve block became a lifesaver. Dr. Trip Buckenmaier from the Walter Reed Army Medical Center will share some …

Accidents, Technology, and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Neck trauma, whiplash injury, and even common things like keyboard typing and computer use can all trigger symptoms that may affect up to 8% of the population. We’ll hear how Rachel overcame disabling hand numbness, weakness, and neck pain that jeopardized her job and left her hopeless. Then, noted surgeon and thoracic outlet syndrome expert …

Soothing Scents of Aromatherapy Part I

Do you like the scent of spices in your kitchen or flowers in your garden? More of us are turning to aromatherapy as an option for alleviating pain, managing stress, and enhancing relaxation. Anne Hill suffered from 25 years of sinusitis pressure and pain.  She’ll discuss how a combination of essential oils has produced benefits …

Posture Guru and Pain Relief Part II

If you have musculoskeletal pain and about 30% of adults do, this show is for you. We continue our discussion with Esther Gokhale, known as the Posture Guru of Silicon Valley. She discusses the sustainability of her method, details about her workshops, and which painful conditions she can best help. She’s the author of 8 …

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Posture Guru and Pain Relief Part I

If you have musculoskeletal pain and about 30% of adults do, this show is for you. We continue our discussion with Esther Gokhale, known as the Posture Guru of Silicon Valley. She discusses the sustainability of her method, details about her workshops, and which painful conditions she can best help. She’s the author of 8 …

The Miracle of Nerve Restoration, Part II

When we get a paper cut in the skin, or experience a sunburn, we’re injuring the peripheral nerves of the body.  Medical conditions like diabetes, HIV, and cancer, or traumatic injury can damage these peripheral nerves and lead to bad burning pain, numbness, or paralysis. Dr. Douglas Zochodne, neurologist and neuroscientist from the Hotchkiss Brain …

Energy Healing from Afar, Part I

Is the art of healing bound by physical limitations?  Can healing take place over long distances – by telephone for example.  Does some universal force or energy source provide human beings with avenues to connect with each other for the purpose of healing pain? Lynn describes in even more detail the remarkable effects of energy healing …

Mastering the Freedom from Pain: Revolution in Motion

We’ll discover how people can heal old injuries, prevent new ones, and master the freedom from pain to reach an optimum level of wellness and longevity. Our guest, Dr. Edythe Heus is an advanced chiropractor and kinesiologist while also being regarded as a gifted healer.  Her remarkable exercise system is called Revolution in Motion.  Adding …

Heart Pain: Sounding the Alarm, Part III

You’re feeling some indigestion after a meal, and then a little chest heaviness. It’s probably nothing. Or is it? If you’re a woman, you could be having a heart attack and not even know it. How can we distinguish a heart attack from other chest pain symptoms? Amy Silverstein was born with a rhythm problem called …