"Love can be the driving force to overcome almost anything.
Especially chronic pain."
Chronic Pain & Pet Therapy News
A Fluffy Rabbit And Her
Owner Help People In Pain
"Nancy Laracy and her rabbit, Muffin, offer animal-assisted therapy that brings comfort to people who are suffering."
March 2017 - Petcha.com
Nancy Laracy Won National Scholarship to Help People With Chronic Pain in NJ!
Naltrexone May Ease Fibromyalgia Symptoms
WebMD.com - April 2014
Preliminary Study Shows That Low-Dose Naltrexone May Be an Effective, Low-Cost Treatment for Fibromyalgia
Impact of Animal-Assisted Therapy for Outpatients with Fibromyalgia
PubMed.gov - February 2014
Brief therapy dog visits may provide a valuable complementary therapy for fibromyalgia outpatients.
Pet Rabbits Prove Therapeutic for Pain
American Chronic Pain Association Chronicle - September 2013 - PAGE 10
What could be better than a soft, cuddly adorable bunny to divert the chronic pain of fibromyalgia and an autoimmune disease?
Researchers Claim ‘Breakthrough’ in Fibromyalgia Study
americannewsreport.com - June 2013
Researchers are touting a “breakthrough discovery” in the diagnosis of fibromyalgia.
Treating Fibromyalgia – Pet Therapy Benefits
treating-fibromyalgia.com - June 2013
What is it about having a pet that cures many an ailment and provides for a better quality of life?
Alternative Therapies to Treat Rabbit Pain and Musculoskeletal Issuesand to Stimulate Wound Healing
rabbit.org - January 2013
Alternative therapies can be very useful in treating rabbits for many acute and chronic conditions...
Biological Link Between Pain And Fatigue Discovered
ScienceDaily.com - April 2008
A recent University of Iowa study reveals a biological link between pain and fatigue and may help explain why more women than men are diagnosed with chronic pain and fatigue conditions like fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Drugs to Treat Fibromyalgia Just as Likely to Harm as Help, Review Finds
ScienceDaily.com - February 2013
Among fibromyalgia patients taking either of two commonly prescribed drugs to reduce pain, 22 percent report substantial improvement while 21 percent had to quit the regimen due to unpleasant side effects,
How Chronic Disrupts Short Term Memory
MedicalXpress.com - February 2013
Can a "pet" prescription lower your blood pressure? Owning a pet can ward off depression, lower blood A group of Portuguese researchers from IBMC and FMUP at the University of Porto has found the reason why patients with chronic pain often suffer from impaired short –term memory.
Cyberhugs Help Chronic Pain Sufferers
americannewsreport.com.com - March 2013
Online chat rooms provide a welcome venue for chronic pain sufferers to talk about their pain and receive encouragement from others who understand what they’re going through.
5 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health
WebMD.com - January 2013
Can a "pet" prescription lower your blood pressure? Owning a pet can ward off depression, lower blood pressure, and boost immunity. It may even improve your social life.
Medical Marijuana for Nerve Pain
About.com - July 2010
Well, we found something else medical marijuana can help: chronic nerve pain...
Pet Therapy Reduces Fibromyalgia Pain
fmnetnews.com -Kristin Thorson - November 2012
Animals provide unconditional love without judging you for having a medical condition that most people don’t understand.