Q I have been suffering from intense pain in my coccyx for several years. The pain started after a bad epidural and the subsequent therapeutic blood patch, but became infinitely worse after back surgery four years ago. I have sought help from...
Q In WDDTY vol 5 no 3, your cover story on power lines gave evidence that exposure to electromagnetic fields was harmful to people, particularly children. I was wondering whether electromagnetic fields
Since I last wrote about this in this column 10 years ago, reliable data have emerged from clinical trials validating a number of non-orthodox treatments for this condition.
Intermittent claudication is cramp-like pain, mostly in the calves when walking, due to poor circulation of blood in the leg muscles. It also causes attacks of lameness and leg pain.
Warm the affected area using a hot-water bottle or heat pad for instant temporary relief
A range of alternative treatments can effectively ease pain and speed recovery in active individuals who sustain sprains, strains and even more serious injuries.
A new holistic treatment has been tested on fibromyalgia sufferers, with reported remission rates of 10 years (J Musculo Pain, 1998; 6: 133-49). The protocol includes: pinpointing allergies; restoring good digestion; establishing a healthy acid-to...
In orthodox medicine, the current fashion in combating multiple sclerosis (MS) is to administer immune modifiers: interferons 1b and 1a, copolymer 1 and low-dose methotrexate.
Conventional medicines are not always effective they may sting and, if steroids, may have long term consequences. Many cases of eczema can be effectively treated by simpler methods. .. ...
Do you find that you begin to ache when working at the computer? Does a
good massage sound inviting at the end of the day? When working for
extended periods we often begin to ache, especially at the end of a long