Tag: Pain Management

Pain Management: Alternative Therapy

The term ”alternative therapy” generally is used to describe any medical treatment or intervention that is used in place of conventional medicine. When alternative therapies are used in conjunction with conventional medicine, it is called complementary medicine. Alternative therapy encompasses a variety of disciplines, including acupuncture, guided imagery, chiropractictreatment, yoga, hypnosis, biofeedback, aromatherapy, relaxation, herbal remedies, massage and many others. In the past…

Empathy Must Be Included in Pain Management Education

3rd August, 2019 By Lynn Webster, M.D. This article, in a slightly edited form, first appeared on Pain News Network on August 3, 2019. The National Institutes for Health (NIH) has published a Request for Information (RFI) that seeks input from “stakeholders throughout the scientific research and medical education community and the general public regarding the Centers…