Chronic Pain Modalities: Stretching

Stretching exercises are used to help keep muscles and ligaments limber and flexible. Stretching can ease stiffness, increase your range of movement, reduce stress on joints, and increase the flow of blood and nutrients throughout the body, all of which help fight pain and are helpful as a part of a comprehensive chronic pain treatment…

Chronic Pain Treatment Modalities: Meditation

Meditation is one of the most popular of alternative chronic pain treatment methods for pain relief. Practitioners say that when people meditate, they can increase the amount of natural painkillers in their body and stimulate the production of pleasurable chemicals. Meditation can encourage a sense of well-being, happiness, connectedness, and wholeness. Common Practices in Meditation…

Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Chronic Pain Treatment

Complementary and alternative drugless therapies have been used for thousands of years for chronic pain treatment as well as everyday illnesses. “Alternative” means they are out of the mainstream and not always accepted by all conventional medical practitioners. “Complementary” refers to the fact that these treatments are added to other useful therapies. For example, Ayurveda…