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Alternative Therapies and Infra Heat Therapies by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 02 Nov 2010 7:47am Instead of taking those awful pain killers for my neck ache, I have decided to seek for other alternative therapies for my neck stiffness. My first visit to this humble chinese bone doctor was a painful one as he found much stiffness on my spine too. But after three therapeutic sessions with him, I can see an improvement on my flexibility. ... Read on »
URGENT Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Icy Hot® Heat Therapy™ Products by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:38pm Chattem, Inc. announced today that it is initiating a voluntary Nationwide recall of its Icy Hot Heat Therapy products, including consumer "samples" that were included on a limited promotional basis in cartons of its 3 oz. Aspercreme® product. This recall is being conducted to the consumer level. Chattem is recalling these products beca ... Read on »
Repetitive Strain Injury, Cumulative Trauma Disorder, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Infrared Heat Therapy by Anna M. Posted Mon 23 Mar 2009 1:43am Don't laugh, there's a list of new, warm, USB infrared heated computer gadgets available to help prevent the onset of repetitive strain injuries like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  So, instead of causing problems, the computer may actually be helping us!  Have you ever heard of a Warm Mouse?  or a Heated Mouse Pad? a Heated Keyboard Pad? or a Mouse Han ... Read on »
How to make your own Heat/Cold Therapy Pads by Viv Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:11pm Hello Everyone, One of the things I learned during my Pain Management sessions was "How to make your own heat and cold therapy pads." I know there are many of us that cannot work or have limited budgets, so here is this tip: Ingredients: * Thick material (this project calls for 18",but you can make the heati ... Read on »
Heat and Cold Therapy by NOHC Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 12:37pm Frequently I will use heat or cold therapy in the office to assist in the healing process. Here are some thoughts about these treatment modalities (Please note that this is not medical advice, and diagnosis by a health care professional is essential before treatment is to be applied): Heat, especially water, serves to stimulate the immune [...] Read on »
The system of Heat Reduction Therapy / Sheethali Chikithsa by darsanalaya Posted Sat 10 Oct 2009 6:41am The system of Heat Reduction Therapy, popular as 'Sheethathali Chikithsa' of India, developed by Darsanalaya winning confidence of patients suffering from chronic health issues related to metabolism. This system follows traditional herbal method in a modern simplified composition along with regulated diet and yoga to fine tune the whole persona. ... Read on »
Easy Pain Relief at Home: Using Heat and Ice by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 12:06pm You were in a whiplash type accident, what should you use on your neck? Ice or Heat? You have been suffering with low back pain for 4 months, what should you use on your lower back? Ice or Heat? The Use of Ice and Heat Therapy has been found to be very beneficial for not only decreasing pain but also controling pain. Cold Therapy or Ice shoul ... Read on »
Alternative Therapies and Pain Management by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 09 Mar 2010 6:38am None of us like to be in pain. From alternative therapies to over the counter medication, there are many solutions to deal with pain. I believe all of us have experienced pain of some sort at some point of our lives. Pain is generally described as an annoying and excruciating sensory and emotional experience that is basically linked to certain ... Read on »
How Does Hot Or Cold Therapy Work To Give Me Neck Pain Relief? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 13 Jul 2010 12:00am Both heat or ice can help neck pain. At any given time either one may help your neck pain substantially. Het or Ice therapy is always better than use a medication because it's all natural. You can use anti-inflammatories but in the long run ice would be a better option. As a general rule, Ice works best when someone just had an ac ... Read on »
'MOIST HEAT' TREATMENT FOR FIBROMYALGIA AND BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 1:28pm Moist heat is nothing like all the other heat appliances like pads and water bottles, moist heat is from a shower, whirlpool, warm swimming pool, steam room or bath. Some Doctors apparently say that using moist heat treatments twice a day will be more productive in reducing pain than other types of heat methods. The goal is for the h ... Read on »