Tag Archives: chronic pain

Persistant or Chronic Pain We all feel pain from time to time. When someone injures themselves, specific nerves recognise this as pain, which in turn triggers the body’s repair mechanism. As the problem resolves, the pain tends to improve and usually disappears within 3-6 months. This type of pain could be argued to be beneficial: if it […]

How can rehabilitation and Tui Na be used for pain and injury and what benefit might it offer you? Traditional Chinese Medicine (T.C.M) is becoming more popular for many people seeking alternative ways to treat many general health conditions.  T.C.M approaches a person as a whole, addressing both the symptoms and any underlying constitutional imbalances […]

Is medication an answer to pain or chronic pain and is it the only or best option. After reading a recent article which examined medication and the use of painkillers across the UK, I was somewhat shocked to learn that over a 1/3rd of the people questioned took painkillers in order to feel well enough […]

Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal pain disorder and may be helped by massage treatments. It is estimated to affect between 3% and 6% of the global population according to the National Fibromyalgia Association in April 2010. It generally affects more women than men in the 20 – 60 year old age bracket. It has a […]