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Outsmart Your Pain

Lisa Barr MD explains in her book, “Outsmart Your Pain” about the connection between the mind and pain.  Drawing from her personal experience, Dr. Barr explores the causes of pain and how to over come the pain her patients experience.  Learn from this 30-year pain management physician about how to better manage your pain and find relief.

Dr. Barr is the Medical Director for the Barr Center for Innovative Pain & Regenerative Therapies in Virginia Beach, VA.

Pain Explained in 5 Minutes

By |2021-06-17T09:08:03-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Outsmart Your Pain|Tags: |

5 Minute Pain 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. Can the Barr Center Help You with Pain [...]

Posture Hacks

By |2021-06-17T09:08:13-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Back Pain, Outsmart Your Pain|Tags: |

Easy Posture Hacks to Reduce Pain 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 [...]

Low Dose Naltrexone for Chronic Pain and Autoimmunity

By |2021-06-17T09:15:32-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Outsmart Your Pain|Tags: |

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) is currently under study in patients with various types of chronic pain including migraines, fibromyalgia, and neuropathy. Other chronic pain states, various types of cancers, and autoimmune related disorders are also being studied. While these studies are underway, it is used widely in the U.S. for a variety of pain related disorders [...]

Contrast Baths

By |2021-06-17T09:08:30-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles, 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 [...]

Outsmart Your Pain with Lisa Barr MD

By |2021-06-23T14:48:53-04:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Podcasts|Tags: , |

Learn how to Outsmart Your Pain from pain management expert and physician, Lisa Barr MD. "Basically, the pain body connection is something I’ve been very passion about for some time. I’ve been focused on trying to learn how to explain it in a way that people could understand it." "In my book, that's exactly what we [...]

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