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Yoga for Pain

Yoga for Pain | NCCIH

Yoga For Pain The US National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) conducts reviews and research on complementary therapies like yoga for pain management. In a recent analysis, NCCIH found that yoga was helpful for some types of pain but not all. Yoga may help relieve low-back pain and neck pain, …

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Magnetic Gel Could Someday Treat Chronic Pain — Pain News Network

Magnetic Gel Could Treat Chronic Pain Given the current opioid crisis, we all understand the risks of relying on pharmaceuticals alone for pain management. At HealthCare Too we always look for ways that provide consumer-centered treatments that can be used to complement medical treatment. Here is an interesting spin on magnetic field therapy where magnetic …

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Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain

Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain For those who are pregnant or may become pregnant, proper acupuncture relieves pregnancy pain. There is a methodology for selecting which acupuncture points in which combination can benefit a patient. This new study from New Zealand does a nice job highlighting the clinical efficacy. Acupuncture and cupping are safe and effective …

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Lifestyle and Complementary Therapies Tackle Health Problems

Lifestyle and Complementary Therapies Tackle Health Problems Super Bowl LII is just a few days away and New England Patriot’s QB will again take snaps at this grand event. Brady, 42, released his TB12 healthy lifestyle book in 2017.  Brady has also taken the spotlight for his high performance lifestyle. However, Brady is not the …

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After California wildfires, vets help bears and other wildlife heal

Vets Use Alternative Medical Treatments After the California wildfires many wildlife suffered burns and other injuries. Some animals were fortunate enough to escape and be transported to a group of veterinarians. The vets use alternative medical treatments to help with healing. Life in the wild can be cruel. But there are always people working to …

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Ohio Medicaid Covers Acupuncture Starting In 2018

Ohio Medicaid Covers Acupuncture HealthCare Too is based in Ohio and very excited to see that Ohio Medicaid covers acupuncture for pain management as an alternative to opioids. Acupuncture has a very low risk profile, is not addictive and has helped manage pain for millennia. Offering acupuncture as an alternative to Ohio Medicaid recipients not …

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Vets Adopt Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain After Education – Pain Medicine News

Chronic Pain Education Dean Ornish once said, “Awareness-mindfulness-is the first step in healing.” The authors of the article Vets Adopt Alternative Treatments for Chronic-Pain After Education would certainly agree. When we think about it, chronic pain is not just something that appears during a clinical visit. Chronic pain is on-going so we need tools to …

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UH Richmond leading the way in fighting opioid epidemic with music therapy

Music Therapy Pain Management In the throes of the opioid crisis, the Joint Commission has recognized the need for non-pharmacological options to manage pain. New requirements for non-pharmacological options start in January 2018. However, one Cleveland area hospital has already implemented a music therapy pain management program. About eight people die every day from a …

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Treating Opioid Addiction With Meds

Treating Opioid Addiction The Trump Administration recommendations include many drug alternatives to treat those addicted to opioids. Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) also includes complementary therapies to help with treatment. One program in particular has found music therapy helps treatment. The Trump Administration declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency last week. There are millions of …

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