pain

Simple tools for pain management and self massage

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In Thailand, when you visit the marketplace, small stalls at shopping complex or street bazaars, you would be able to see many stores selling simple massage items.  These items are inexpensive and can be used as a quick relief for muscle aches and discomfort. The items are (kindly refer to the pictures for the diagram): [...]

Alternative treatment for vertigo or dizziness

everything is spinning. unexplained vertigo/dizziness

Last week I woke up one day feeling a little out of balance. By noon, as a got up from my sofa after speaking to someone on the phone, I felt suddenly very dizzy. The entire room was spinning. It was a horrible feeling. I took a few deep breaths to steady myself and slowly [...]

Pain management in elderly from falls- acupuncture is very effective

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With falls, the older person or elderly could experience moderate to severe pain that eventually ends up limiting the mobility. Eventually it would get too painful to move or walk and thus the person would avoid movement and walking. This would cause muscle dystrophy and stiffness. Gradually, the person would eventually require a walker, then a [...]

Why the pain got worse after traditional treatment/ chiropractor?

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For some people who have undergo traditional treatments such as chiropractor, acupuncture, acupressure, guasa or other forms of treatment, the pain may sometimes get worse. I remember after the first chiropractor treatment I have in my life (for my back pain), I initially lost appetite to eat. However, few days later, I woke up with [...]

Unable to move the eyeballs- and later diagnosed with tumor

eye 150x150 - Unable to move the eyeballs- and later diagnosed with tumor

Unable to move the eyeballs- and later diagnosed with a brain tumor Someone shared a case about a friend of his who suffered from the following symptoms: Unable to move his eyeballs- normally we can move to look at our right or left- but this guy could not do it Always suffer from ear pain At first [...]

Kidney pain that went off with the extraction of a problem tooth

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Personally, I’ve been suffering from pain around my kidney area for a few years. It was worst during the days that I take lots of gourmet coffee like lattes and lead a highly stressed life. With stress reduction, the pain is there but lesser because I still could not give up coffee. The dull ache [...]