What Is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is an age-old Chinese medical practice in which hair-thin needles, heat & pressure are applied to specific points on the body. Blockages & imbalances in the body’s natural energy chi (or qi) can cause illness or pain. The theory behind acupuncture is that invigorating these points will release, or redirect, the
Author of “Unshattered, Overcoming Tragedy and Choosing a Beautiful Life” While pregnant with her second child, Carol Decker was hospitalized due to the severe bacterial infection, sepsis. After an emergency C-Section to deliver her child, Carol soon lost 3 of her limbs to amputation & shortly after her sight. She has since worked to overcome
We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a night with Carol Decker author of Unshattered, Overcoming Tragedy & Choosing a Beautiful Life. Carol became a blind triple amputee due to sepsis. She is a wife and mother of 2. In 2008, while pregnant with her second child, she found out she had
Our Vitamin IV was created with pain patients in mind. It is exclusive, and discounted, for our CVPM patients. The Vitamin IV is designed to help those experiencing chronic pain. With the recent concerns surrounding opioid usage from the department of justice, insurance companies and pharmacies, we felt it important to provide our patients another
Managing chronic pain in everyday life is a difficult task for many people. Whether you are trying to find the energy to visit with friends or attend a family function, or simply trying to get to work, life for someone with chronic pain can be drastically different than life for someone without it. In an
Pharmaceuticals are beneficial for many individuals, and can be prescribed for either short or lengthy periods of time. When the moments of pain that require assistance begin to pass, sometimes dropping the prescription one was given becomes increasingly difficult. According to the DEA, 6.4 million Americans abuse controlled prescription drugs. Many individuals who find themselves
The correlation between increased levels of Vitamin D in the body and decreased feelings of chronic pain is becoming a common topic of discussion in the medical field. Many may not realize that Vitamin D is a hormone, by definition, as it is produced in one place (the skin) and acts at other spots in
CVPM evaluates all significant aspects of a patient’s chronic pain condition & constructs an effective, safe & appropriate pain management program for their independent needs. Our physicians are committed to achieving this result with every patient.