The South is continuing its adoption of alternative pain fighting techniques with the opening of two clinics in Texas that focus on acupuncture and deep tissue massage. In fact, acupuncture, an ancient Chinese medicine, has already helped a patient who had a very Texas problem when she was thrown off her horse. After five sessions, she was able to live without medication. Yeehaw! Read the full article here: Acupuncture and deep massage therapy go mainstream in Central Texas
Proper digestion is incredibly important in maintaining the body’s overall health, as nutrients are absorbed and waste gets removed. These 10 foods can help made the process smooth, regular, and more pain-free.
The South just got a whole lot cooler. The first cryotherapy center recently opened in Memphis, and one intrepid reporter gave it a try. Cryotherapy is the increasingly popular treatment that involves the client going into a -215 degree F chamber for about three minutes. It’s supposed to do everything from reducing bodily pain to reinvigorating the skin with a youthful glow. Read the full article here: Chilling Out at Flow Cryotherapy
Sports injuries can happen in different parts of the body including the ankle, groin, hamstring, knee, and elbow, among others. According to this article, acupuncture is one way to treat the various injuries and relieve pain because it stimulates blood flow in the affected area. The practice of cupping can also be a helpful remedy to break up blockages. Read the full article here: Effective treatments for sport injuries
Muscle aches can happen for a variety of reasons, but the good thing is, they can also be treated with a range of natural remedies. Most of these ten simple approaches can be done at home using common tools.
Could intense levels of oxygen help to “reverse” fibromyalgia? That is what one Israeli-based study is claiming based on its clinical trial of patients undergoing sessions in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber. Out of the 48 women who completed the full course, one researcher states that “hyperbaric oxygen treatments did reverse the condition” of fibromyalgia, as evidenced by “significant changes in brain activity and symptoms.” Read the full article here: Oxygen Therapy Can ‘Reverse’ Fibromyalgia, Study Claims
As with most systems in the body, exercise can actually help to reduce pain in the affected area, or better yet, prevent injuries from ever happening. This post describes six fairly straight forward exercises that focus on strengthening the knee. Just remember to consult with your doctor as needed and start gradually then build up. Read the full article here: 6 Easy Exercises for Knee Pain Relief
The ancient Indian medicine called Ayurveda focuses on the ingestion of herbs, minerals, and other natural remedies to correct bodily imbalances which are thought to be the source of disease.
Acupuncture may not seem like a therapy that veterans would try, but apparently, many are reaping the benefits. In fact, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs believes in the healing power of the practice so much that they have contracts with practitioners. In one case profiled in this article, acupuncture has given enormous relief to a formerly pain-ridden ex-Marine who admits to hating needles. Read the full article here: Sharp focus on pain relief
Mouth pain can not only be annoying, but it can be hard to live with since it hinders proper eating and drinking. Dental care should be sought for a more permanent fix, but in the meantime, the natural remedies presented in this article can help to relieve the often throbbing pain. Possible treatments include clove buds and mint essential oils for an analgesic effect and turmeric for anti-inflammatory benefits. Read the full article here: Herbal Remedies for Reducing Mouth Pain