Vicky’s Pain Toolbox
Vicky’s Pain Toolbox Healer and osteopath, Vicky Vlachonis, is a regular in our daily lives—and a much-loved goop contributor, thanks in no small part to her holistic approach to pain. Vicky pinpoints the source (whether…
The Ultimate Headache Guide
Whether hangover-induced, stress-inspired, or an ongoing battle with migraines—there’s not a lot that’s more debilitating than head pain. Osteopath and pain expert Vicky Vlachonis explains what might be at the root of your specific problem—and illustrates a self-healing trigger point below.
How to Get Little Ones to Sleep On Christmas Eve
Getting kids to bed on a regular night is tough, but on the evenings before big events—Christmas, birthdays, the first day of school—it’s pretty much impossible. Osteopath Vicky Vlachonis can lull even the most wired little one to sleep, and so we asked her for some tips.
Meditating Away Pain
A daily meditation practice is pretty enviable—and a recurring New Year’s Resolution over here at goop. But sitting down and doing it is another deal entirely. Frequent goop contributor Vicky Vlachonis makes an even more compelling case for it inside.
Foods That Cause Pain
Our pain specialist, Vicky Vlachonis, is always telling us about foods that cause system-wide inflammation. We asked her for a grocery store cheat sheet.
Two Great Reads for Clean Living
Two great reads from frequent goop contributors: Clean Eats, the latest from Dr. Alejandro Junger, and Vicky Vlachonis’ much awaited book, The Body Doesn’t lie.
The Pain of a Hangover
We asked Vicky Vlachonis, osteopath, pain expert and author of The Body Doesn’t Lie for some tips about tackling a hangover. “As with any aches and pains, prevention is always better than any cure, but if you find yourself having had a little too much to drink here are a few of my tips to help you avoid getting that nasty hangover.”
Michael Phelps Takes a Page From the GP Playbook
We at goop have been into cupping since—well, before Michael Phelps won his first gold medal. Of course, people all over the world have been using it to treat pain and improve blood flow for literally thousands of years—perhaps before the first Olympics was ever held.
10 Ways To Have a Pain-Free Pregnancy
When you’re pregnant, there’s no shortage of incoming advice—though there’s nothing about pregnancy that’s particularly uniform or predictable. Part of the process is really a lesson in relinquishing control, and trusting that your body will see you and the baby through.
The Importance of Honey & Bee Pollen
You know when you start hearing about the same thing from different people at around the same time? This has been happening lately in regard to, well, bees. I was recently given “bee venom therapy” for an old injury and it disappeared.