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Can Visualization Help Reduce Chronic Pain?

By |2016-11-03T08:29:29-07:00December 8th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

Visualization, the process of imagining specific scenes or imagery, is effective for helping people manage pain, according to a study conducted by the European Society of Cardiology. The mind and body are intimately connected, with thoughts influencing biology and biology influencing thoughts. For example, undesirable emotional states like stress and [...]

Celebrating National Yoga Awareness Month

By |2016-11-03T08:31:27-07:00September 8th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

The practice of yoga started in India thousands of years ago. Over the centuries, it has slowly moved into the West. At first, only the most alternative people embraced the practice, and researchers didn’t always accept yoga’s purported benefits—namely the huge impact on health the practice has. But that’s changing. [...]

Biofeedback Training For Chronic Leg Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:33:05-07:00July 9th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Because of the number of possible causes of acute and chronic leg pain, your specific treatment plan will vary. Patients who rely on medications are often frustrated by the side effects. Physical therapy may also have limitations for leg pain relief. A possible alternative treatment for chronic leg pain, however, [...]

Yoga For Neck Pain And Headaches

By |2016-11-03T08:33:35-07:00June 24th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Yoga is an excellent way to improve strength and flexibility in the body. The deep breathing that comes with yoga helps practitioners become more aware of the tension in their bodies, and consistent yoga practice helps to release stress and the pain that it can bring. One of the main [...]

Recipe: Cacao Berry Smoothie

By |2016-11-03T08:35:43-07:00April 25th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Mayans referred to cacao berry as the "food of the Gods", and for good reason. Throughout history, the cacao plant has been revered for its healing properties. Among the many known health benefits, containing essential vitamins, minerals, and powerful antioxidants, cacao is widely understood as a heart healthy food. [...]

Managing Fibro Fog

By |2016-04-26T13:54:51-07:00April 8th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The confusion and memory problems associated with fibromyalgia, called "fibro fog" by many patients, can be a debilitating symptom of this condition. There is little in the way that explains the causes of fibromyalgia, and even less for fibro fog. However, many health professionals suggest that fibro fog may be [...]

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