Category: Exercise

Manual therapies for migraine

J Headache Pain. 2011 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print] Manual therapies for migraine: a systematic review. Chaibi A, Tuchin PJ, Russell MB. Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478, Lørenskog, Norway, Abstract Migraine occurs in about 15% of the general population. Migraine is usually managed by medication, but some patients […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Exercise, Pregnancy, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Frankincense Provides Relief for Osteoarthritis

Frankincense may help reduce the symptoms of osteoarthritis, according to a study of 70 patients. An enriched extract of the “Indian Frankincense” herb Boswellia serrata was used in the randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study. Patients who took the herbal remedy showed significant improvement in as little as seven days. The compound caused no major adverse effects […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Bowen, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Exercise | No Comments »

The use of complementary methods use by cancer survivors

The use of complementary methods (CMs) is widespread and increasing in the United States. Most literature on CM use among cancer survivors focuses on the treatment period, whereas only a few studies address use further along the cancer continuum. This study analyzed the prevalence and the medical and demographic associations of CM use among cancer […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Exercise, Pelvic, Touch | No Comments »

Acupuncture helped neck pain after surgery

Acupuncture helped alleviate lingering pain and decreased shoulder mobility in people who had surgery for head and neck cancer, according to U.S. researchers at a meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago. This therapy also resulted in significant improvements in extreme dry mouth or xerostomia, which often occurs in people who have […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Exercise, Heart, Shoulder | No Comments »

Virtual massage can relieve amputees phantom limb pain

Amputees can feel relief from phantom limb pain just by watching someone else performing “virtual” massage. The treatment appears to fool the brain that it is their missing hand being massaged, California researchers say. New Scientist magazine reports that it harnesses nerve cells in the brain which become active when watching someone else carry out […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Exercise, Palliative, Tui Na | No Comments »