Chronic Pain

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on chronic pain...
The toll of whiplash

The toll of whiplash

Whiplash has a long term impact: pain, fatigue, mood swings, arthritis, and other symptoms can persist for years. You need a multi-system approach to healing.
New data to fight pain

New data to fight pain

Throughout my career I’ve achieved expertise in understanding the biomechanics of pain – how your movement, ...
Your body’s two operating modes

Your body’s two operating modes

Your brain and hormonal systems have preset modes to control your behavior.
Research on NeuroTactile® Therapy and Heart Rate Variability

Research on NeuroTactile® Therapy and Heart Rate Variability

Latest research on NeuroTactile® Therapy using heart rate variability as an outcome measure.

Fibromyalgia and ADHD often go together

Exploring the link between fibromyalgia and ADHD

The new wave prescription drug crisis?

While opioid prescriptions are decreasing, the use of gabapentin and related drugs is increasing. These drugs have their dangers too.

New clues in chronic fatigue syndrome

Scientists have uncovered a clue about the metabolism of people with chronic fatigue syndrome.
Craniosacral Therapy: More is More? Or Less is More?

Craniosacral Therapy: More is More? Or Less is More?

Craniosacral therapy is the gentlest form of body work that releases restriction of the connective tissues.
Food and Pain – The Top 8 Nutrition Strategies to Get Relief

Food and Pain – The Top 8 Nutrition Strategies to Get Relief

Eight effective nutrition strategies to reduce inflammation and pain.

The natural treatment for pain that starts with your brain

The brain plays a central role in the pain experience.

Did you see this article in the NY Times about chronic pain?

A link to an article on chronic pain and the potential of "alternative therapies"

Chronic Pain and the Brain

Treatment of chronic pain must include changing the established pain patterns in the brain.

Poor Sleep – The Hidden Epidemic

An epidemic of poor sleep is walloping the nation's health. Here's what you can do about it...

Exercise Changes Pain Modulation in the Brain

A report at the annual meeting of the American Pain Society describes changes in the brain that correlate with reduced pain after exercise in fibromyalgia sufferers.
My Dog Saved My Life

My Dog Saved My Life

It's not a story about little Timmy having fallen in the well. There's more than one way a dog can "save your life."

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