Biofeedback for Chronic Pain

Richard Gevirtz and Robin Beltran

in Integrative Pain Management

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780199315246
Published online January 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190223601 | DOI:

Series: Weil Integrative Medicine Library

Biofeedback for Chronic Pain

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Biofeedback is a noninvasive, patient centered treatment that allows patients to learn to control physiological response to pain. Evidence suggests that underlying autonomic dysregulation can trigger muscle tension through activation of muscle spindles, resulting in chronic pain. The use of biofeedback in conjunction with myofascial release can be an effective approach for patients who experience chronic pain.

Chapter.  5080 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Pain Medicine ; Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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