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
We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a night with author of Unshattered, Overcoming Tragedy & Choosing a Beautiful Life, Carol Decker. 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
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.