Evidence-Based Mind/Body Approaches to Pain

February 9, 2020 Joe Brady

Pain: Considering Complementary Approaches 

Pain is the most common reason for seeking medical care. It is also a common reason why people turn to complementary health approaches. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) Has put together an eBook entitled Pain: Considering Complementary Approaches the book highlights evidence-based mind/body approaches to pain that may help people manage painful conditions such as low-back pain, arthritis, headaches, and fibromyalgia.

Read the eBook to find out what research shows about acupuncture, massage therapy, meditation and mindfulness, relaxation techniques, spinal manipulation, tai chi, yoga, and other mind and body practices.

NCCIH’s 47-page eBook provides an overview of complementary health approaches for pain, including acupuncture, massage therapy, meditation, spinal manipulation, yoga, and more. You’ll find summaries of what the science says about whether these approaches are useful and safe, as well as tips to help you be an informed consumer.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) encompasses several methods designed to help patients achieve and maintain health. To follow are 6 modern therapeutic methods used:

  • Acupuncture
  • Cupping
  • Tui Na Massage
  • T’ai Chi/Qigong
  • Electrostimulation
  • Herbal medicine

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