Sunday, March 1, 2015

Topic: Meditation can reduce chronic neck pain, study shows

Topic: Meditation can reduce chronic neck pain, study shows



Meditation might be an effective treatment for reducing chronic neck pain, according to research reported in The Journal of Pain.

Chronic neck pain can lead to serious comorbidities like depression. Patients with chronic neck pain frequently experience distress. Meditation has been increasingly used as a supportive treatment for individuals with chronic pain.

Previous research has shown that chronic pain is associated with distress and that meditation has stress relieving benefits. German researchers compared the effects of meditation on pain, perceived stress and psychological well being. They hypothesized that an eight-week meditation program will decrease pain more effectively than a standardized exercise program and that pain relief will coincide with stress reduction. To read more click this link: http://www.chronicintractablepainandyou.net/apps/forums/topics/show/13143410-meditation-can-reduce-chronic-neck-pain-study-shows