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Is Virtual Reality a Pain Management Alternative?

Studies demonstrate the potential benefit of virtual reality (VR) for pain management. The hope is that VR will be a viable alternative for opioids for some patients.
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How Movement Therapy Can Help You Overcome Chronic Pain

Various types of movement therapy (yoga, tai chi, Feldenkrais), used alone or combined, help minimize pain and leave your body and mind feeling better.
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What You Need to Know About Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fascia Release surgery may be used in cases of severe plantar fasciitis that hasn't responded to any of the non-surgical treatments of the condition.
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The Wrong Sleep Posture Can Be a Pain in the Neck

Research has found that imbalanced activation of the neck muscles related to sleep posture can be a cause of neck & shoulder musculoskeletal pain.
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How to Get to the Bottom of What’s Causing Your Pain

Here are 11 questions you should ask yourself before you see a healthcare professional about your pain.
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Does Acupuncture Work? What the Evidence Shows

Until recently, there have been very few rigorous studies, published in reputable journals, that show that acupuncture is effective at treating pain, the primary clinical indication for its use. A well-designed study on pain related to the use of aromatase inhibitors in breast cancer may change that finding.
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Repurposing Cancer Drugs to Combat Opioid Dependency

Finding effective and safer alternatives to pain management is essential in the fight against the opioid epidemic.
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The Science of Mind-Body Therapy for Pain

Research shows that a mind-body approach to chronic pain can result in a decrease in pain similar to what one might find with opioids.
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The Theory and Techniques of Cupping Therapy

Tianlong Du, an acupuncture and neurology specialist with almost 49 years of experience, explains the theory and techniques of cupping therapy.
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CBD Has an Extremely Wide Range of Health Benefits

CBD is a non-psychoactive compound derived from Cannabis sativa. Studies are confirming its benefits in a variety of clinical conditions, including cancer, arthritis, and migraine.
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The Best Ways To Treat Back Pain Without Drugs

A variety of non-drug treatments, ranging from massage & physical therapy to low-level laser therapy, have been found to provide relief from chronic pain.
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Yoga, Deep Breathing, and the Brain

Researchers have found significant CSF flow exclusively with inspiration. In particular, during forced deep breathing. High CSF flow was elicited during every inspiration, whereas breath holding suppressed it.