Tag: Pain

July 14, 2019 Joe Brady

Inflammation is an important part of your immune system. When there is an injury the body responds by inflaming the area so antibodies can enter the area and healing can take place. When there is a virus or bacteria injuring the body the body fights it by inducing systemic inflammation in the form of a fever….

April 27, 2019 Joe Brady

Insights from Neuroimaging Research Since ancient times in Chinese medicine, the martial artists were the specialists in pain. Both in inflicting it and in making it go away. Tai chi masters and other martial artists developed effective pain control techniques that have a lot to contribute to the modern world. With over 70,000 deaths in…

November 4, 2018 Joe Brady

More than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017, including illicit drugs and prescription opioids—a 2-fold increase in a decade. Source: CDC WONDER. Because of this record number of deaths it is time to look at alternatives in medicine. Even the FDA is proposing that doctors learn more about acupuncture for pain management. The…

September 24, 2017 Joe Brady

For over 5000 years traditional Chinese medicine has used Acupuncture for Pain Management helped people to reduce pain and relieve suffering. This time tested treatment is getting a second look as part of the current push to reduce addiction to opioids (synthetic heroine). The FDA has proposed changes to education guidelines for doctors that would include…

November 3, 2016 Joe Brady

NIH Review Study Finds Nondrug Approaches such as, Tai Chi, Yoga and Acupuncture Effective For Treatment of Pain Millions of Americans suffer from persistent pain that may not be fully relieved by medications. They often turn to complementary medicine to help, yet primary care providers have lacked good evidence to guide recommendations. This new review…