Then, we have the mother-to-be who is looking forward to the big day but somewhat anxious about the pain involved. What natural forms of pain relief can she use to help her through the labour? Water births seem to get a big thumbs-up, judging by the...
For many thousands of years, the Chinese have espoused the efficacy of acupuncture for pain relief. Surprisingly, an astonishing wealth of recently published investigations into all aspects of ac ...
In reply to the bit about physiotherapy and its ineffectiveness as put forth by the BMJ study (WDDTY vol 15 no 10, page 6), as a chiropractor, I am aware of these studies that say people get the same results with one treatment or exercises alone...
Up to 80 per cent of women experience lower-back or pelvic pain during pregnancy, usually during the second or third trimester. As drug treatment can harm a developing fetus, pain management options are limited.
In 2001, the World Health Organization
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Scientists testing the effectiveness of paracetamol vs a placebo in people with arthritic knees found a 52 per cent rate of success with both treatments.
Doctors may finally be latching on to a method of reducing swelling which has been used by old wives for hundreds of years - the common-or-garden cabbage leaf.
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