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.

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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