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Excellent Stretch for Pain Under Skull (Suboccipital Pain, Tension Headache) Dr Mandell

Occipital neuralgia is a condition in which the nerves that run from the top of the spinal cord up through the scalp, called the occipital nerves, are inflamed or injured. You might feel pain in the back of your head or the base of your skull. This is a very effective stretch to release the primary contracted and shortened muscles so you may get relief.

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Feed This To Your Brain and Say Goodbye to Chronic Pain – Dr. Alan Mandell, D.C.

The brain changes in response to changes in your body. Both positive and negative elements can impact the nervous system. Negative elements include injury, disease and stressful situations. Positive elements include senses, thoughts, emotions, beliefs, memories and movement. Becoming aware of the process of neuroplasticity and becoming aware of how thoughts, emotions and beliefs can impact pain, allows one an opportunity to intervene and change one’s relationship with pain.

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