Category Archives: Physical Therapy

MS IN BRIEF:  Multiple Sclerosis And Heat Stress Relief

MS IN BRIEF: Multiple Sclerosis And Heat Stress Relief

Multiple sclerosis patients are sensitive to heat. But why? Research on this topic abounds. Quoting the journal of applied physiology [1]: “…The precise mechanisms for impaired neural function in demyelinated axons due to increases in temperature are not completely understood but are likely due to a combination of structural and …Read the Rest

Overview of Fibromyalgia And Its Treatments (January 2012)

Overview of Fibromyalgia And Its Treatments (January 2012)

The Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)  is one of the diseases that were reputed to be all in your head.  Not any more, at least not  in the “imaginary” sense. This was particularly,  aggravating because it could be so painful. It is called a syndrome because it manifests itself in a similar …Read the Rest

Fibromyalgia: Benefits of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and massage-myofascial release therapy on pain, anxiety, quality of sleep, depression, and quality of life

Fibromyalgia: Benefits of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and massage-myofascial release therapy on pain, anxiety, quality of sleep, depression, and quality of life

MND: Fibromyalgia has the potential to invade most aspects of a person’s life. Drugs have a limited effect at a high side effect cost, as discussed in previous posts of our parter site careresourceguide.com: Fibromyalgia: Comparative Effectiveness of Drugs MND: As for the Alternative Medicine approaches which are credited with …Read the Rest

Pillow use: the behavior of cervical stiffness, headache and scapular/arm pain

Pillow use: the behavior of cervical stiffness, headache and scapular/arm pain

MediNewsDigest: Article in MDLinx  concludes: “….Latex pillows can be recommended over any other type for control of waking headache and scapular/arm pain…”  You might need to purchase the article, as the abstract is quite vague. But this study seems one of a kind. MediNewsDigest: This article from Neck Pain Health …Read the Rest

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