Tag: Complementary Medicine

  • Acupuncture for Pain: Complementary Medicine That Works

    Acupuncture for Pain: Complementary Medicine That Works

    Acupuncture for pain is one of the oldest forms of treatment out there: this ? can help chronic pain, neck pain, lower back pain, nerve pain, and a lot of non-pain related issues as well. Read on to learn more about the history and science behind acupuncture, and to find out how it can help…

  • Guilt-Free Self-Care Tips for Introverts

    Guilt-Free Self-Care Tips for Introverts

    These guilt-free self-care tips for introverts explain options for people with social anxiety, chronic pain, or who just need alone time.

  • Gift Guide For Chronic Pain, Part 1 — UPDATED!

    Gift Guide For Chronic Pain, Part 1 — UPDATED!

    Christmas is coming! (And my birthday too… just sayin’) and that’s got me thinking about all the little gadgets I continually recommend to my friends. Some of this stuff took me 20 years to learn about (theracane, where were you all my life?!) and some are old standbys that can help a surprising amount. Here’s…

  • Complementary Medicine That Works: Biofeedback –Migraine Update!

    Complementary Medicine That Works: Biofeedback –Migraine Update!

    “Biofeedback” is today’s actually helpful complementary medicine for chronic pain My pain started when I was 15: nobody knew what was wrong or how to fix it (I didn’t get a diagnosis or explanation for well over a decade), and soon we were grasping at straws. My mother, bless her, dragged me to everything she…

  • Complementary Medicine: What Works and What Doesn’t

    Complementary Medicine: What Works and What Doesn’t

    Over the last 20 years, I’ve tried (and retried) many more options. Some of them helped; most of them didn’t. The majority of complementary treatments I’ve tried have been an expensive way of pissing money away. But there ARE things that can really, truly help. Everyone is different, and everyone’s pain is different. But here’s…