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Acupuncture Pain Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Acupuncture Pain.

Acupressure for Pain Relief

Acupressure is a 5,000-year-old Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) therapy involving the placement of physical pressure (using fingertips or other devices) on specific locations on the body.  The goal is to bring relief of problematic symptoms b...  Read more

Alternative Therapies for IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) causes uncomfortable and painful symptoms like cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. In the U.S., this condition affects between 10% and 30% of the population. Traditional treatment for IBS usu...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

A Holistic Approach for Treating Depression

While talking with my client, Dana, as she walked on the treadmill in my home studio, I couldn't help feeling sad. Her usually upbeat and vibrant demeanor was missing—and had been for several weeks.  "I'm so depressed," s...  Read more

29 Proven Methods to Manage Aches & Pains

Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer...  Read more

"Healthy" foods cause so much pain
Updated 4/11/2014 7:54:20 AM

Hello everyone, I hope this doesn't sound too crazy to you all but i swear that "healthy" foods make me sick... Years of eating a restricted calorie diet and all the classic healthy foods like vegetables, fruits, high fiber breads/wraps, low calori...  Read more

New Runner Knee Pain
Updated 4/8/2014 10:00:55 AM

I searched the topics on knee pain and didn't see one that specifically addressed my situation, so I'm going to pose the question. I am an overweight, unfit 57 year old in my 4th week of a C25K program. I invested in a good pair of running shoes th...  Read more

Leg pain while walking
Updated 3/27/2014 6:15:27 PM

I started walking on my lunch break at work about two weeks ago. My company has a designated indoor walking path; it's 5 laps to the mile. After about 3 laps my legs become so tight I can no longer take a full stride. The pain is concentrated on t...  Read more

Lower back pain
Updated 3/21/2014 10:01:01 PM

I am never quite sure if exercise is helpful when one is suffering back pain. I have tried walking water walking and stretches I learned in therapy, but sometimes it just hurts and inhibits exercise which is frustrating because without real exercise...  Read more

Back pain, want to start tomorrow. Questions
Updated 3/10/2014 6:39:57 AM

You know, I'm finally ready to be serious, but I've had sciatica for 2 weeks. I also have two perforated discs. Did the prednisone taper off thing...it helped but it's back. I would love to be able to do back exercises to relieve it but I look at t...  Read more

Personal Care Using Salt

1.Extend toothbrush life. Soak toothbrushes in salt water before your first use; they'll last longer.2.Clean teeth. Use one part fine salt to two parts baking soda -- dip your toothbrush in the mix and brush as usual. You can also use the same mix di...  Read more

Take Care of Yourself!

Be a little selfish! Take care of yourself. No one else can take care of you and you cannot take care of others if you don't put yourself first when you need to....  Read more

Fibro Friends....

Fibromyalgia is a pain in the neck, arms, legs....Any one with FMS is welcome. Also join us on the Fast Break forum "Fibromyalgia Anyone????"...  Read more

Pill-Free Ways to Erase Your Pain

Head hurts? Thankfully, there are a slew of tactics to try to feel better before you hit the pharmacy. From jamming to your favorite tunes to patching up the pain, these methods will work wonders.The psychologist says…Listen to your favorite m...  Read more

Natural Pain Remedies That Work!

I used to weigh 460 pounds. Because of that, I have degenerative disease, herniated disks, pinched nerve bundles, arthritis, bad knees, and the list goes on. As a result of these things, I used to be the depression queen. My daily mantra was "I...  Read more