Biofeedback is a technique used to control certain functions of your body, such as relaxing painful or stressed muscles. The purpose is to achieve results such as reducing pain or symptoms of anxiety. Biofeedback gives you the ability to practice new ways to control your body, often to improve a health condition or physical performance.
We use breathing, heart rate, and body temperature methods of biofeedback. We monitor breathing patterns and respiration rate with bands placed around the abdomen and chest. We also use a finger sensor that measures heart rate variance. Lastly, we measure body temperature, which can be an indicator of the level of stress you're under.
Using an interactive computer program, we monitor physiological changes in your body, such as your heart rate activity, by using sensors attached to your fingers. The sensor plugs into a computer.
If you suffer from chronic pain, anxiety, teeth grinding, or migraine headaches, this treatment may be right for you.