Navigating Life with Chronic Pain: Part II

Fiona McMahon, PT, DPT Welcome back to our discussion on chronic pain. In our last blog we discussed why one might experience chronic pain and some common missteps and pitfalls that have occurred in our understanding of chronic pain. If you haven’t yet read part one of this blog, I highly recommend checking it out …

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Mental Health, Yoga, Acupuncture, and Pelvic Pain

By Stephanie Stamas Pelvic floor dysfunction is complicated. If you have pelvic pain or dysfunction, you know this. You know that it takes a long time to figure out what is going on and rarely is it straight forward. It’s often a more of a journey to recovery than a quick fix. As a physical …

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Stuck on Acupuncture…In Utero!

By Riva Preil Pregnancy is an exciting and wonderful time, but with the many physical and hormonal changes that occur, it can also be a time of extreme discomfort. Many pregnant women suffer from fatigue, nausea, reflux, and back pain. Acupuncture is a safe, gentle and effective way to address these complaints. Prenatal acupuncture has been used for thousands of …

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Stuck on Acupuncture, Part 2

By Riva Preil Pelvic Pain Disorders consist of a wide range of problems that affect multiple facets of a person's quality of life. Since acupuncture works on many levels simultaneously, many of these problems can be addressed in a single session. From a symptomatic point of view, many of the problems that manifest as pelvic …

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Stuck on Acupuncture (Part 1)

By Riva Preil Acupuncture is among the oldest healing practices in the world. As part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Acupuncture is rooted in the ancient philosophy of Taoism and dates back more than 5000 years.  Underlying this practice is a unique view of the world and the human body which is based on the ancient Chinese …

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