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acupuncture instead of opioids

Why Acupuncture instead of Opioids?

Why not Acupuncture instead of Opioids? Six acupuncture organizations have put together a white paper referencing the important values of acupuncture as a safe and choice alternative to opioid based pain medication for pain relief. White Paper titled: Acupuncture’s Role in Solving the Opioid Epidemic: Evidence, Cost-Effectiveness, and Care Availability for Acupuncture as a Primary, […]

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stress and chronic pain

Stress and Chronic Pain

A Link between Stress and Chronic Pain? Could stress be a factor in prolonging the chronic pain cycle? Chronic pain can be a sign that the body’s natural ability to restore and maintain health is being drained or blocked. Physical stress obviously can lead to pain but what about mental stress? Mental emotional stress is […]

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