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Did you see this article in the NY Times about chronic pain?

A link to an article on chronic pain and the potential of “alternative therapies” Continue reading

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Exercise Changes Pain Modulation in the Brain

A report at the annual meeting of the American Pain Society describes changes in the brain that correlate with reduced pain after exercise in fibromyalgia sufferers. Continue reading

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Gluten Sensitivity – Part 3 – Stumbling Upon a Cure

A reader forwarded me this letter written by a chronic pain sufferer who found relief on a gluten-free diet. With his permission, I’m sharing this letter with you. Continue reading

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Guest Article: What Is Biofeedback Therapy for Chronic Pain?

Guest article on biofeedback for chronic pain, from expert author Dr. Lawrence Thomas, Director of The Brain Clinic. Continue reading

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Pain Sensitization in the Spinal Cord

Pain research at Stanford measures the altered state of the spinal cord as it becomes sensitized from a repeated painful experience. Continue reading

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Rewrite Your Experience of Depression and Chronic Pain

If you experience depression and chronic pain, don’t let negative emotions take over. Discover how to rewrite your experience and introduce counterbalancing thoughts. Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain – Part 3

Simple steps you can take to recover from fibromyalgia and chronic pain. Continue reading

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Gentle, Effective Pain Relief with NeuroTactile(tm) Therapy

NeuroTactile ™ Therapy uses a light finger-tip stroke to stimulate nerve endings in the skin to erase pain signals and change the brain’s processing of pain. Continue reading

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When Relaxation Isn’t Enough

What are trigger points? Everybody’s got them, and they can cause pain and other havoc. Discover why simply relaxing can’t get to the core of your problem, and the simple therapeutic approach that can. Continue reading

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What Is Pelvic Floor Dysfunction?

What is pelvic floor dysfunction? When the muscles and connective tissues that support your bladder, rectum, and reproductive organs are on the fritz, you can have incontinence, prolapse, or interstitial cystitis. Discover some of the steps you can take to restore order to your pelvic floor. Continue reading

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