Magnet Therapy for Chronic Pain Treatment

Magnets have been used for centuries to treat a variety of conditions including arthritis, painful swollen joints, chronic pain and blood diseases. Most modern medical practitioners are uncommitted on magnetic therapy. Even for practitioners who insist magnets relieve chronic pain, why they work is still a mystery. Some theorize that magnets may change how cells…

Chiropractic Therapy for Chronic Pain Treatment

Chiropractic therapy diagnoses and treats problems involving nerves, bones, muscles, and joints. Chiropractors believe that manipulation of muscles, the spine, and other joints helps the body heal itself and relieve chronic pain. Chiropractic medicine is the third largest health profession in the Western world. More than twenty million people are treated each year. Manipulation is…

Chi Kung (Qigong) for Chronic Pain Treatment

Chi Kung, also known as Qigong, is a Chinese practice that integrates physical postures, breathing exercises, and mental focus. The word “Chi” means life force or vital energy, and “Kung” means skill achieved through consistent practice. Practitioners of Chi Kung believe most physical problems, including chronic pain and diseases, are related to imbalances of vital…

Biofeedback for Chronic Pain Treatment

Biofeedback is a technique that can help you learn to control some normally involuntary processes by raising your awareness of signals from your body. This is accomplished using specialized equipment that allows you to monitor bodily functions such as blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, sweat gland activity, and skin temperature. Biofeedback may be beneficial…

Aromatherapy for Chronic Pain Treatment

Aromatherapy literally means the therapeutic use of scents to change moods. Essential oils distilled from plants, flowers, trees, bark, grasses, seeds, and fruits are used to treat a variety of ailments including fatigue, tension, stress, and, most importantly here, chronic pain. Aromatherapy is also one of the fastest-growing natural remedies being used today. It works…