Pain Explained in 5 Minutes

By |2020-07-28T20:52:26-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Outsmart Your Pain|Tags: |

5 Minute Plan explanation: This Youtube video is a good overview of how our bodies process pain. Having a better understanding of pain can help you get better. Please take time to watch the video and write down any questions you have for your next therapy visit. The Barr Center Staff (757) 578-2260

Posture Hacks

By |2020-09-30T14:30:33-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Outsmart Your Pain|Tags: |

Below is a diagram depicting the most common postures. Remember that posture is a habit. Poor postures are depicted on the left and in the middle. Optimal ones are displayed on the right. Posture Hacks Change your routine. Avoid doing the same activities or exercises every day. Change your shoes often and wear different heel types. [...]

Low dose Naltrexone (LDN) for chronic pain and autoimmunity

By |2020-08-21T10:00:13-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Outsmart Your Pain|Tags: |

LDN is currently being studied in patients with various types of chronic pain including migraines, fibromyalgia, neuropathy as well as many other chronic pain states, various types of cancers, and autoimmune related disorders. While these studies are underway, LDN is being used widely in the U.S. for a variety of pain related disorders and autoimmune conditions. [...]

Contrast Bath

By |2020-07-28T20:39:37-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Outsmart Your Pain|Tags: |

WHAT IS A CONTRAST BATH? Contrast baths are a form of hydrotherapy. It is also called hot/cold immersion therapy. It is the use of hot and cold water to help decrease pain and increase circulation around an injured area where there may be restricted blood flow. The goals for using contrast baths include: Decreasing pain Decreasing [...]