Alternative therapies for chronic pain are beginning to gain widespread acceptance as a respected, holistic way to approach a comprehensive pain management plan. Not every therapy works for every pain condition, and there are some important considerations before beginning any alternative therapy. Common alternative therapies include: Acupuncture: Acupuncture is the
February is Heart Month, the perfect time to enhance your heart health with some complementary and alternative treatments. Here are 14 ways to give your heart some love. 1. Acupuncture Acupuncture’s role in the treatment of chronic pain is well-established, but did you know that acupuncture can also help lower
What many Eastern cultures have known for millennia is only just starting to be embraced by the West. With the rise of Eastern mystic practices in the United States beginning in the 1960s, meditation has taken on a new and wider role in our society. Why has it become so
At Holistic Pain we love to research and share information with our readers. It has been a wonderful year at our blog and we want to showcase some of the stories we've posted throughout 2014. 1. The Health Benefits of Volunteering "People who support their favorite causes or organizations by volunteering
Nerve pain, also referred to as neuropathic pain, is the body's response to problems within the central and peripheral nervous system. Imagine the nervous system as a series of electrical connections that allow signals to travel from the brain to the body to tell it to perform its natural functions.
When we are feeling strong and healthy it seems there is nothing we can’t do, but the moment we feel a twinge of soreness in our backs, it is hard to get much done at all. There are two types of back pain we are going to focus on: upper
When everyone around you is coughing and sneezing, you might be tempted to hunker down in your living room and hide until spring. Not to worry. By following a few easy tips, you can avoid the misery, fatigue, and mental haze of illness while staying healthy during cold and flu
How many times have you felt overwhelmed by the stress and pressure of the modern world? From increasingly busy work days to tragic world events to television and media filled with bad news, our lives can reach a point where the things we are experiencing become a toxic brew of