Monthly Archives: December 2011

Understanding Pain: What do do about it in less than five minutes

Pain is a universal human experience, but have you considered that it is always a product of our own brain, regardless of whether it’s acute or chronic pain? In chronic pain, the brain keeps producing pain, even though experts tell … Continue reading

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A quote by the Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama was asked what surprises him the most, and he replied: “Man, because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the … Continue reading

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Got low back pain? Massage therapy may rub it out

A study in the July 5 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine shows that massage is an effective treatment for lower back pain. In some cases, researchers report, the benefits of massage lasted for six months or longer. “Ten … Continue reading

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Study of massage effectiveness by the AAMT

Here is the link to a report of a study of massage effectiveness conducted by the Australian Association of Massage Therapists & RMIT University. Some highlights: “Positive outcomes reported following massage therapy include pain reduction, better quality of life, improved … Continue reading

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