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Entries from November 2008

How Practicing Touch Can Help Pain

November 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on How Practicing Touch Can Help Pain

Two of the most interesting new treatments for chronic pain are graded motor imagery and mirror therapy. A related experimental treatment is called “tactile discrimination.” Chronic pain creates changes in your brain. We think that these brain changes cause other functions to become impaired as well, for example, right-side and left-side discrimination. Right-side and left-side discrimination is simply knowing […]

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