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By Laurance Johnston

ISBN-10: 1932603506

ISBN-13: 9781932603507

ISBN-10: 1934559040

ISBN-13: 9781934559048

Stories point out that forty% of american citizens use a few kind of substitute drugs; for people with long term disabilities, studying approximately their recommendations is much more serious. Written through the previous director of the Spinal twine study and schooling beginning of the PVA, this is often the 1st booklet to hide substitute remedies for spinal twine damage. From acupuncture to laser-based remedies, natural drugs, homeopathy, craniosacral treatment, magnetic therapeutic, and extra, the ebook empowers readers by means of supplying transparent, trustworthy info on substitute offerings to standard healthiness care; equipping readers to make extra trained judgements approximately their very own health and wellbeing care; tailoring info to satisfy the categorical wishes of the nearly 450,000 participants dwelling with a spinal wire harm; and offering therapeutic modalities that reduce the hazards which are particularly suitable to individuals with SCI, like overmedication, hospitalization, and life-threatening infections. in case you were pressured to depend on the recommendation of the conventional scientific professional for his or her overall healthiness care, this ebook opens a wide array of holistic techniques.

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Electrical Stimulation Naeser’s therapy also employs a procedure called microamps transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), using a MicroStim 100 TENS device. In spite of its intimidating name, TENS represents a straightforward procedure, in which mild electric currents are applied to specific skin areas by two circular electrodes that are connected to a pocket-size power pack. TENS devices have a long history of safe use for treating localized pain (although they cannot be used on people who are outfitted with pacemakers).

National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Statement— Acupuncture, 1997. gov 38 ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE AND SPINAL CORD INJURY 4. Pomeranz B. Scientific research into acupuncture for the relief of pain. J Altern Complement Med 1996; 2(1): 53–60. 5. Han JS. Physiology of acupuncture; review of thirty years of research. J Altern Complement Med 1997; 3 (Supplement 1): 101–108. 6. Terral C, Rabischong P. A scientific basis for acupuncture. J Altern Complement Med 1997; 3(Supplement 1): 55–65.

Lasers in Medicine and Dentistry: Basic Science and Up-To-Date Clinical Application of Low Energy-Level Laser Therapy. Rijeka, Croatia: Vitgraf, 2000: 309–318. net LASER ACUPUNCTURE FOR CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME AND HAND SPASTICITY Dr. Margaret Naeser, a licensed acupuncturist, research professor at Boston University School of Medicine, and investigator of the Department of Veterans Affairs, has developed an effective alternative therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and spasticity-related hand-flexion problems.

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