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Aromatherapy Relaxes Emergency Room Nurses

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2015
Aromatherapy treatment was shown to lower the anxiety of emergency room nurses. Yet this is not done in clinical practice. It could be used in the hospital to relax the entire staff and patients. Lavender would be a good example. Massage therapy is another very useful relaxants, especially for surgeons.              

Back Pain Management

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Back pain affects most of us at some time in our life. Both mainstream and CAM treatment alternatives are offered and integrative strategies encouraged. The use of infrared light therapy is introduced as a powerful adjunct along with physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic, bodywork, imagery, qigong, prolo therapy, ozone, surgery, and much more.            

Getting Sleep in the Hospital

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
Hospitals are a very difficult place to sleep. Patient comfort is not a high priority in the hospital; treatments are. Generally, sleeping pills are used instead of music, massage, or relaxation. Rest is critical when we are sick!        

Healing Through Bodywork and Massage

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
The power of the body is huge and the purpose of bodywork is to connect us with this power. The goal is to break tension and awaken nerves and muscles that are dysfunctional. The exercise we need is individualized to each person. There are two types of exercise; one to build up muscles and the other is to build kinesthetic  awareness. Meir gives examples...

How to Support a Dying Family Member

submitted by: admin on 11/06/2013
If we are fortunate to have our parents until they are old, we need to be prepared when the end is in sight. This is an emotional time and not all families agree on what should be done, or even get along very well. So it is a good idea to ask your parent about their end of life wishes while they are able to make these important decisions.  Vicki tells...

Massage Reduces Inflammation After Exercise

submitted by: admin on 03/01/2024
  The February issue of Science Translational Medicine reported that at the cellular level, massage reduces inflammation and promotes the growth of new mitochondria! Researchers analyzed muscle biopsies from both quadriceps before exercising to exhaustion on a treadmill, immediately after 10 minutes of massage, and after a 2.5 hour recovery period. Massage...

Movement for Self-Healing

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
Movement for Self-Healing champions those people willing to move beyond "the incurable." You will learn about the tools you need to recover from pain and disability by working with your inner healer. Movement, relaxation, breathwork, visualization are all tools that unleash the body from many restrictions.        

Music, Crystal, and Energy Healing with Bradford Tilden

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Music is potent healing modality that can be blended with other modalities. It stimulates the imagination, deepens the moment, and draws out aliveness. Brad is a pioneering conductor of sound, esoteric healing, and bodywork. He shares his grand vision of helping people discover their intended purpose. He supports transforming unhealthy thoughts to positive behavior.            

NSAIDs Double Risk of Miscarriage

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
It is amazing that NSAIDs would be used by anyone who is pregnant. We know that many drugs have serious effects on the developing fetus. Because we know that NSAIDs cause at least 30,000 deaths every year in the US and 300,000 hospitalizations, who in their right mind would suggest that a pregnant women, especially in the first trimester use an NSAID? There...

Placebo is as effective as drugs to prevent migranes in kids

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
  According to an article published in the January issue of the journal, Pediatrics, placebo is as effective as drugs in preventing migraine headaches in children. Only two drugs, Topamax and trazadone, worked better than placebo, and the very minimal benefits were not worth the risks from side effects.  The benefit of placebo was a reduction...

Transforming Dentistry with Fred Pockrass, DDS

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
It is possible to shift the emphasis of dental practice from that of the doctor's side to the comfort side of being a patient. Aromatherapy, foot massage, soft music, and relaxation are central in this setting. Meditation, breathing techniques, noise cancelling headphones are examples of what can be used.            

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