Chronic Back Pain Specialist Winnemucca NV

Basically we broke new ground in investigating a method that a lot of people have been using for thousands of years to see if it works for an average person with chronic back pain.

Michael E Clifford
(702) 944-5444
7151 Cascade Valley Ct
Las Vegas, NV
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Rheumatology

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Kenneth Douglas Grant
(702) 671-5060
1707 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
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Rheumatology

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Michael Eugene Clifford, MD
(702) 944-5444
7151 Cascade Valley Ct Ste 103
Las Vegas, NV
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Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
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Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1973

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Henry M Prupas
(775) 786-9100
1500 E 2nd St
Reno, NV
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Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

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Dr.G Timothy Kelly
(702) 341-5444
7200 Cathedral Rock Dr # 110
Las Vegas, NV
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M
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Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
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Rheumatologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Christianne M Yung
(702) 614-6868
10001 S Eastern Ave
Henderson, NV
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Rheumatology

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Scott Jay Harris, DO
(702) 384-6060
10016 Ranch Hand Ave
Las Vegas, NV
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Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific, Pomona Ca 91766
Graduation Year: 1990

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Neil A Braunstein
(702) 251-3670
6330 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV
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Rheumatology

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Dr.Michael OHanlan
(702) 734-8311
4275 Burnham Avenue #270
Las Vegas, NV
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M
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Rheumatologist
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Christopher John Scully, MD
(775) 688-5820
236 W 6th St Ste 206
Reno, NV
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Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 1984

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Chronic Back Pain

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Pain and anger seem to go hand in hand. Clinical research has shown that chronic low-back pain sufferers tend to have high levels of anger and that anger exacerbates the experience of pain. Now an innovative pilot study shows that loving-kindness meditation—a Buddhist technique for fostering love and transforming anger into compassion—can help reverse the cycle.

“Basically we broke new ground in investigating a method that a lot of people have been using for thousands of years to see if it works for an average person with chronic back pain,” says Jim Carson, PhD, of the Duke University Medical Center and the study’s lead author.

The study tested an eight-week loving-kindness program for chronic low-back pain patients, who were randomly assigned to conventional care or the meditation intervention. The patients who used loving-kindness techniques showed significant improvements in their pain and psychological distress levels that correlated to the time spent practicing the meditation on any given day.

“I was somewhat surprised by how people, once they started using the methods, reported changes in their life and relationships,” Carson says. Who knows, showing a little bit of kindness and compassion may be the ultimate form of pain relief.

Elizabeth Marglin

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