Pain Management and Holistic Therapy

Pain Management Beyond Pills

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When thinking of pain management, what often comes to mind is a bottle of pills. It’s true, advances in pharmaceuticals over recent decades have developed treatments (and occasionally cures) to common ailments, however one of the most commonly treated symptom treated with drugs is pain. Clearly there’s a need for this type of treatment, but is it enough on it’s own, and is it always the only answer? Masking Symptoms While medicinal pain killers, both over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription are effective at treating pain, more often than not they are masking the pain by quieting pain receptors or reducing inflammation (or both),¬†but may not be as helpful in treating the symptoms long term, or quite simply, not enough to bring¬†enough relief to make normal lifeRead More +