1. Carpal Tunnel Myths 101

    While many people suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, they usually don't understand what is going on. Unfortunately, there are many myths around Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), and they can prevent people from making smart, informed decisions for the health of their hands. In today's blog, we are going to provide clarity by busting up some of the most common CTS myths. MYTH: Typing is always respons…Read More

  2. Travel Pain-Free with Integrative Medicine

    Traveling with chronic pain is extremely difficult.  Whether you love to travel or you only do it when you absolutely have to, pain can really slow you down. It may even keep you from traveling at all.  Sitting for hours in planes and cars, walking unusual distances, and climbing up monuments can turn into reasons to stay home. The problem is, this is no way to live! You shouldn't dread travel, …Read More

  3. Digestive Troubles? Acupuncture Can Help

    You cannot fully understand the difficulty of a condition unless you've suffered it yourself. There is no condition for which the above phrase rings truer than a digestive one. Having problems with digestion is a formidable challenge. Not only do digestive problems affect both waking and sleeping moments, they are often embarrassing. It can feel difficult to find allies, and even more difficult t…Read More

  4. Turn to Acupuncture for Help with Chronic Pain

    If you live with chronic pain, part of your life may be very lonely. Suffering from pain that doesn't go away can leave you feeling like no one understands. It can limit you from participating in your favorite activities. Even loved ones might get tired of hearing about what you're feeling. It can be discouraging when you've tried everything you can think of and nothing really works. Only so much…Read More

  5. Fight for Your Comfort – Part 2

    Staying active and comfortable when you have joint pain - or any other type of stubborn discomfort - is no easy task. It's best to start with baby steps. Read on and consider the options we want to give you today! Use braces Don't be afraid to reinforce your joints. Braces reduce the load on your joints and protect you from injury. You can get them for your wrists, knees, elbows, and more. You wil…Read More

  6. Fight for Your Comfort – Part 1

    If you're living with joint pain, every day can be a fight. The good news is, there are little things you can do about it during day-to-day life. Read on for some great suggestions! Don't stomp If you're consistently pounding your joints, they're not going to be happy with you. If exercises like kickboxing and step aerobics make you hurt, don't worry. Joint pain doesn't mean the end of your active…Read More

  7. Keep Your Back Happy! Part 1

    When you have a condition that medicine seems unable to touch, it is one of the most helpless feelings you will ever experience. At the Advanced Integrative Rehabilitation and Pain Center in Washington D.C., we specialize in touching the conditions that other professionals cannot help. Even better, we do not immediately turn to medication. Whether you are working on taking down an old condition or…Read More

  8. How to Deal With Frustration During Rehab

    Coming back from an injury is a long, frustrating process. At first, it can be easy to be tough, but as time wears on and you don’t see improvement as quickly as you wish, discouragement and frustrations become constant companions. At the Advanced Integrative Rehabilitation Center in Washington D.C., we have learned that these negative emotions slow rehab down. By resisting them, you will recove…Read More

  9. Why Is Pain Management So Important?

    Here at Advanced Integrative Rehabilitation & Pain Center, one of the most trusted practices for pain management in Washington DC, we are a health care practice in Washington, DC and McLean, Virginia promoting integrative medicine strategies to improve health.  We have been leaders in medically diverse care for nearly three decades. In doing this we have been ahead of the curve and, sometimes…Read More

  10. Managing Headaches

    When it comes to headaches, there may not be a more mentally debilitating pain. Depending on intensity and pain tolerance, they rank right up there with back pain and toothaches. Headaches can be treated several ways. Drug therapy, cognitive training, analgesics, and treatments generally fall into three categories for treating headaches: pharmacological, psychological, and physical. Is there clear…Read More