Pain & Injuries

Whether you are a dedicated athlete, a weekend warrior, or someone experiencing chronic pain from fibromyalgia, arthritis or headaches, natural approaches can relieve pain and help your injuries heal without the worrisome side-effects of many pharmaceutical drugs. They may even allow you to avoid surgery in some cases. Acupuncture and botanical therapy can be used for mild to moderate conditions, recalcitrant condition (that don’t respond well to conventional treatments) or in parallel with your medical care. Pain is complex, so a flexible and sophisticated approach often pays off and provides the best results. Here you can find out more about your options to deal with pain and heal your injuries.

Suffering From Headaches and Migraines? Try Acupuncture

I’ve had only a few rare migraines and the occasional mild headache over the years, so I consider myself lucky. But several close friends and family members have struggled with severe migraines for many years and are still searching for the holy grail of relief. Headaches and migraines are often the reason why people seek [...]

By |2024-03-20T14:50:32-04:00March 22nd, 2024|Categories: Pain & Injuries|0 Comments

Myofascial Release Restores Your Inner Communication

You may think the worldwide web is complicated, but have you thought about the complex web inside your body called fascia? Our bones, muscles, nerves, blood vessel, organs and the brain would all just collapse into an unsightly pile of mush if it weren’t for the fascia suspending and holding all these structures in their [...]

By |2024-02-29T19:04:53-05:00March 8th, 2024|Categories: Pain & Injuries|0 Comments

Shaolin Secrets for the Modern Warrior

Growing interest in the martial arts has been accompanied by curiosity about Chinese sports medicine, and the healing power of Shaolin treatments for traumatic injuries, both acute and chronic, is no longer a secret. In China, the official practice of Chinese medicine was reduced to internal medicine during the 20th century, mostly for political reasons [...]

By |2024-02-29T10:25:41-05:00January 26th, 2024|Categories: Pain & Injuries|0 Comments

Focus on Shoulders

Shoulders are a hot topic for climbers. Countless rock climbers run into trouble with their shoulders early in their climbing careers, after many years of climbing hard, or once they’re older and no longer training regularly. When I’m in the climbing gym, I always like to observe the postures and movement patterns of the people [...]

By |2023-09-12T17:43:27-04:00June 16th, 2023|Categories: Pain & Injuries|0 Comments

Nonpharmaceutical Alternatives to Painkillers

Experiencing chronic pain is no laughing matter. It can profoundly impact your quality of life, your ability to function—both physically and mentally—and undermine your livelihood. Maybe the only thing that’s worse than experiencing chronic pain is when you have to rely on pharmaceuticals to manage your pain. The causes of pain are complex and so [...]

By |2023-04-18T18:01:21-04:00April 21st, 2023|Categories: Pain & Injuries|0 Comments

Love Your Back, and It Will Love You Back

Are you one of the millions of Americans suffering from low back pain? You now have options to get better that don’t involve pain medications or surgery. Since low back pain affects such an overwhelming share of the population at least sometimes in their lives and causes healthcare costs and economic losses in the tens [...]

By |2022-11-17T18:50:17-05:00November 18th, 2022|Categories: Pain & Injuries|0 Comments
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