Pain Relief

Unlocking Pain

This month’s theme is one of my specialties: pain management. There’s so much I could write about dealing with pain, but the fact is the approaches that are of greatest… Read More

General benefits of Massage

One of the most common reasons a client comes in for a massage is because they are experiencing back pain.  This can be due to a variety of reasons.  Some… Read More

Calendula Officinalis

  Calendula is one of the most astringent herbs for the skin, despite it being low in tannins. This makes it gentle, yet extremely effective to combat skin ailments, from… Read More

Oh Imbue, how I love thee!

Oh, Imbue.  How I love thee.  Let me count the ways. Last September I started playing ice hockey again.  It had been about 12 years since I’d played and I wasn’t sure if I… Read More

Live Pain Free Video Blog Part 3

In this video, Dr. Borten will describe the impact of the ways we use and hold our body.  He will also discuss the influence of diet on chronic pain.

Garden Angelica

According to legend, this herb was revealed in a dream by an angel to cure the plague, hence the name Angelica, and its nickname, Archangel. All parts of the plant… Read More

Live Pain Free Video Blog Part 2

In this video, Dr. Borten discusses more ways to manage your own pain, including hydration and electrolytes, how to use visualization to dissolve your discomfort, and the benefits of massage… Read More