Chronic pain is the most common ailment in America. Life gets really hard when your back can’t decide if it likes standing or sitting less but either way it’s yelling at you that both are terrible. It’s exhausting when you have to summon a mighty amount of mental strength just to brace yourself for how painful your next task is going to be. We provide private yoga instruction, massage therapy, and mindfulness counseling to help manage pain and improve functioning.
Private Yoga Instruction
Regina works with clients to develop physical and psychological strength, and flexibility. Regina originally trained in Ashtanga yoga, and likes to teach a variety of modalities including Yin, Vinyasa, Restorative, Therapeutic, Hatha, and pre/postnatal yoga. For clients who are trying to develop mobility Regina also specializes in using props and adaptations like chair yoga.
Regina is trained in Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Pre-natal Massage and Reiki . She works with clients to create a unique treatment plan to aid in relaxation and help you feeling renewed, refreshed and healed. CBD massage oils are available to reduce pain and inflammation.
Chronic Pain Counseling
Jon lives with chronic pain and intimately knows the recovery process. In counseling he teaches mindfulness tactics for pain reduction, stress management, and relaxation to bring you relief. He take a holistic focus and will explore nutritional, fitness, psychological and other wellness factors. He also treats mental health problems caused by chronic pain.
Common mental health symptoms associated with chronic pain include:
- Altered mood which can be sad, detached, irritable, anxious, or angry
- Fatigue, exhaustion
- Struggles with self-esteem, sense of self-worth, or identity
- Decreased or increased appetite
- Unintentional weight loss or gain
- Loss of interest or pleasure in activities
- Uncontrollable worry, racing thoughts, worry about injury or being able to sustain activities
- Excessive guilt, feeling overly burdened or responsible
- Insomnia or sleeping too much
- Problems with concentration or memory
- Feeling isolated, alone, or disconnected
- Chest tightness, headaches, muscle tension, or problems with digestion
- Feeling out of control, worry about need for control
- Increased alcohol, tobacco, marijuana or other substance use
- Thoughts that you would be better off dead, of hurting yourself, or suicide.