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Auricular Therapy

Terry Oleson.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5737 words.

Auricular Therapy, also called Auriculotherapy, is both a diagnostic and an integrative treatment procedure that is used for pain relief and the alleviation of addictions. The principles of...

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An Ayurvedic Approach to Chronic Pain with Stress

Valencia Porter.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 3402 words.

Ayurveda is a longstanding medical system that approaches health through a deep understanding of individual factors and comprehensive lifestyle approaches. Research has demonstrated the...

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Biofeedback for Chronic Pain

Richard Gevirtz and Robin Beltran.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5080 words.

Biofeedback is a noninvasive, patient centered treatment that allows patients to learn to control physiological response to pain. Evidence suggests that underlying autonomic dysregulation...

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Bone Health

George E. Muñoz.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information; Rheumatology. 7458 words.

This chapter on bone health looks through the prism of “Integrative Rheumatology”, refocusing old paradigm constructs and creating new templates by which men’s health may be impacted in...

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Cancer Related Pain

David C. Leopold.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4955 words.

Pain affects the majority of those treated for cancer, especially advanced cases. Less than half of patients with cancer pain will be provided adequate pain relief. Pain in those with...

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Cancer-Related Pain: Integrative Treatments

David C. Leopold.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 7326 words.

Mind-Body therapies such as biofeedback, meditation and mindfulness based stress reduction provide self-management approaches and have been shown to reduce cancer pain. Exercise tailored to...

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Care of the elderly medicine

Edited by Elaine Jolly, Andrew Fry and Afzal Chaudhry.

in Training in Medicine

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Caring for Others. 11540 words.

Chapter 4 covers the basic science and clinical topics relating to care of the elderly which trainees are required to learn as part of their basic training and demonstrate in the MRCP. It...

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Central Pain States

Richard E. Harris.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 3021 words.

This chapter advocates for an approach to pain management that acknowledges a patient’s account of pain, recognizes the cluster of symptoms and conditions that can accompany pain, and...

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Central Sensitization Syndrome

Gary Kaplan.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4996 words.

Given the frequency of the comorbidity of chronic pain and other neuropsychiatric conditions it is not surprising that these diseases share overlapping pathophysiologic processes in the...

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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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