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Chronic Abdominal Pain and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Robert A. Bonakdar.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 6990 words.

Chronic Abdominal Pain and Irritable Bowel Syndrome are associated with reduced quality of life and satisfaction with care often due to significant and undertreated comorbidities....

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Chronic Pain

Ronald J. Kulich, Jordan Backstrom and Erica Healey.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4318 words.

Chronic pain management is often considered to fall within the scope of complimentary practice, a disease state replete with psychosocial factors that require ongoing assessment. This...

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Chronic Pediatric Pain

Mark Connelly and Joy A. Weydert.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5542 words.

Pain that recurs or persists over many months is surprisingly common among both healthy and chronically ill children, and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) methods frequently are...

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Chronic Pelvic Pain

Bettina Herbert.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 6154 words.

Though there are myriad etiologies of Chronic pelvic pain (CPP), common therapeutic targets include inflammation, somatic dysfunction and psychological disturbances. Inflammation may be...

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Chronic Pelvic Pain

Bettina Herbert.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5907 words.

Chapter 19 discusses Chronic Pelvic Pain, and looks at the difficult journeys of three women that illustrate, in part, the oft -overlooked role of nonphysiologic changes in body mechanics...

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Chronic Pelvic Pain

Bettina Herbert.

in Integrative Women's Health

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 6568 words.

Chronic pelvic pain impacts up to 25% of women over the course of their lives. The causes of pelvic pain, including anatomical malalignment, somatic dysfunction, postpartum pain,...

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The Clinician as Intervention

Robert Rhode.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5154 words.

Pain cannot be measured by electrodiagnostic or radiologic means in any clinically meaningful way. As such, pain is assessed first hand by the patient, and second hand by the treating...

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Complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine

Margaret L. Stuber and Brandon Horn.

in Oxford Textbook of Spirituality in Healthcare

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Palliative Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5130 words.

What is now regarded as CAM emerged from ancient faith traditions, primarily in India and China. They are deeply spiritual approaches to health, and to the integration of the body, mind,...

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Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies for Pain

Richard E. Harris and Suzanna M. Zick.

in Managing Pain

March 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 6089 words.

Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are a heterogeneous group of therapies, which are highly utilized by people with chronic pain. Because of the heterogeneous nature of CAM...

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Complementary and alternative medicine

E. Ernst.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

May 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 3778 words.

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) can be positively defined as diagnosis, treatment, and/or prevention which complements mainstream medicine by contributing to a common whole, by...

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