Daily Archives: December 29, 2010

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Chronic Pain Resources

Resources and Support for Chronic Pain and RSD / CRPS Chronic Pain American Chronic Pain Association American Pain Foundation National Pain Foundation Fibromyalgia National Fibromyalgia Association RSD American RSD Hope RSD International Foundation RSD Syndrome Association Neurology Channel – RSD / CRPS

Soqi Dance

Sam and I attended the first HTE “Train the Trainer” in Minnesota and had a really good time and learned more information on the Chi Machine, HotHouse, E Power, and Advanced Electro Reflex Energizer.  We were broken into teams and made new friends and we all learned from each other.  We also did the SoQi Dance so if you are looking for a way to slim down you and your family can learn the dance as […]

Electrical Stimulation of Nerves for Chronic Pain

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) or Spinal Cord Stimulators (SCS) for Chronic Pain What is it:  It is the application of  mild electrical current to the nerve fibers using electrodes, either internally (Spinal Cord Stimulator) or externally (TENS Unit).  This stimulation is characterized by current, pulse width, and changes in frequency.  The rationale to use electrical nerve stimulation is based on the gate theory.  The gate theory proposes that pain perception depends on the balance […]

Hypnosis as an Option for Chronic Pain

Advances in science have taught us many things on how our brains experience pain. One of the most interesting things we have learned is that our brains do not have a “pain center”. They have more of a “pain matrix” because multiple areas of the brain become active when you experience pain. We have also learned that input from outside of the brain can and often does play a role in how we experience pain. […]