#51 Your Present: Mind Full or Mindful?

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A lot of our time is spent thinking. Not only do we think a lot, but we think a lot about things outside of any present moment. Thanks to the evolutionary achievement of stimulus independent thought, the human default brain…

Pain Management with Donna Piercy – Part 3

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Donna Piercy spoke at the CNA September 2017 meeting., “I’d rather have a vet for a doctor, they know more about chronic pain!” Watch the lecture below. For more of our videos, click here. Please subscribe to our YouTube channel.…

Pain Management with Donna Piercy – Part 2

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Donna Piercy spoke at the CNA September 2017 meeting. A chronic pain sufferer herself, she provides helpful insights into the importance of self-management and ways exercise and other self care activities can help both the mind and body when dealing…

Pain Management with Donna Piercy – Part 1

Middle aged woman standing in front of a podium with a presentation displayed behind.

Donna Piercy spoke at the CNA September 2017 meeting. A chronic pain sufferer herself, she provides helpful insights into the importance of self-management and ways exercise and other self care activities can help both the mind and body when dealing…

#40 Qigong: A Therapeutic Tool for Working with Neuropathy

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Qigong is an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique which involves gentle movement exercises, meditation and controlled breathing exercises.  This practice may also go by names such as chi kun, chi gung, or Qi gong, all of which translate to…