16 Aug August 16, 2018

Facts About Pain In America

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There’s truly a pain epidemic in America, with over 100 million affected.  The cost is greater than 650 billion dollars per year. This is about 5% of the total gross national product in the United States and 25% of all healthcare costs (Friction 2015).  Without transforming the way we view pain and the strategies by […]

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30 Aug August 30, 2017

Mindfulness and Pain: The Facts

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Mindfulness is best described as non-judgmental awareness of thoughts, emotions, sensations, and behaviors.  It is traditionally practiced as formal sitting meditation which is then advanced to all aspects of daily life.  (e.g. mindful walking, mindful eating, mindful speech, etc).   Mindfulness is being utilized in the therapeutic setting, primarily by psychologists for helping individuals deal […]

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