Touch can be a powerful tool which is why the ancient form of healing called Reiki is based around it. The connection can help to reduce pain, and the energy flows that occur as a result can also boost overall health.
Yoga is a highly regarded treatment for pain for numerous reasons. The body not only becomes stronger and more relaxed but so does the mind. A woman is featured who realized she got more pain relief from yoga than from years of chiropractic.
A doctor writes how his wife’s massages helped to relieve his migraine pain when none of the medications he was prescribed did. He hypothesizes that this may have to do with the electromagnetic fields in the body that are activated by human touch.
Fibromyalgia has no cure or specific treatment path, but the one approach experts seem to agree helps with symptoms is yoga. It can reduce anxiety in the mind, and stretch and strengthen the body–both of which can contribute to pain reduction.
While migraine pain can be debilitating, it can be prevented or relieved, largely through diet and environment. Vitamin B12 and Omega-3 can help, as can actions to relax and calm the system.
Yoga can help to relieve pain in people suffering from different painful chronic conditions, including arthritis and fibromyalgia. That’s because yoga is known to strengthen the body and relax the mind, among other benefits.
Experts agree that a key way to relieve pain is by reducing mental stress and anxiety. A popular way to achieve a more relaxed state of mind these days is through the use of adult coloring books.
Hypnobirthing is becoming more popular in one U.K. hospital as a way for women to manage their labor pains during delivery. It is a mental technique where women feel less discomfort by entering a trance-like state.
This PopSugar post features two key stretches that target the psoas muscle, also commonly called the hip flexor, which can be a contributing factor to low back pain when tight.
Holyoke Medical Center in MA has added two new hyperbaric oxygen chambers as part of its new Wound Care Center. The chambers help to speed healing and reduce pain by increasing oxygen levels in the blood.