Return to Keywords

Articles by Keyword for

injury

This is out Library. Please click on the article title to view the details.

Acetyl l-carnitine Speeds Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Severe spinal cord injury recovery times can be significantly shortened by using acetyl l-carnitine early after the injury. Damaged mitochondria can be resuscitated and begin making ATP by speeding the delivery of long chain fatty acids across the mitochondrial cell membrane, where they can be used for making cellular fuel. Another mechanism to consider to...

Bowen Therapy with Kevin Minney

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
This treatment of massaging across muscles increases circulation and lymphatic drainage and reduces muscle tension and sympathetic tone. It works very quickly in acute injuries and pre & post surgery.          

Do Healthcare Practitioners Need Training for their Patients' Sexual Needs?

submitted by: admin on 12/18/2017
The sexual needs of hospitalized patients seems to be a "hush-hush"a topic, for people such as those with brain injuries, strokes, incontinence, and much more, but these are real issues that need to be dealt with with compassionate advice. The November of 2012 issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing, explored this topic and reported that sex education...

Do You Need a Brain Scan if You Have Headaches

submitted by: admin on 04/03/2014
According to an article out of the Univerity of Michigan Medical Center that was published in March of 2014 in the journal, Internal Medicine, we spend about a billion dollars a year for unnecessary brain scans (MRIs and CT scans) on people who have headaches. Their research showed that the incidence of brain tumors, brain aneurysms, and AV malformations...

How to Treat Tennis Elbow

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2017
  Tennis elbow is a repetitive stress injury that results from improper stroke technique and occurs in the lateral epicondyle for backhands and the medial epicondyle for the serve and forehand. All too often the joint is treated with a cortisone injection and physical therapy and the person is told to return to playing tennis when the pain is resolved....

Mastering the Mind of the Body with Julie Motz

submitted by: admin on 10/10/2013
In Chinese medicine the liver meridian runs through the knee and so does anger. Repetitive anger wears on the knee. The meaning of emotions and why they developed needs to be worked out. Working out how it feels when one wins and loses is a great way to begin the healing exploration. The hidden emotional agendas need to be worked out before healing can begin.

Omega 3 Fats Protect Against Nerve Damage

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  Research from the University of London published in the Journal of Neuroscience showed that omega-3 fatty acids can protect nerves from injury and help them regenerate. Researchers found that mice recovered from sciatic nerve injury more quickly and more fully and that muscles were less likely to waste if they had high levels of omega 3 fatty acids. Unfortunately,...

Repetitive Stress Injuries with Eric Peper, PhD

submitted by: admin on 12/18/2017
Surprisingly, usually there's no relationship between the number of repetitions and injury. The factors that lead to these injuries are discussed. Ergonomic factors are only 30%. Stress immobilization injury is discussed.

The Dangers of Thiazide Diuretics in Treating Hypertension

submitted by: admin on 04/12/2015
According to a collaborative study between the University of Texas Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center that was published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society in June of 2014, people over the age of 65 who are treated with thiazide diuretics (such as HCTZ -- which is hydrochlorthiazide -- or Hygroton), are in danger of developing several...

Use It or Lose It with Ofer Erez

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
Abuse it and lose it is another way to look at exercise. Overdoing exercise and be at risk of a repetitive stress injury. Sports injuries are usually the result of overuse. Balanced exercise is safer and more productive.            

Vicki's personal story on how to treat an injury

submitted by: admin on 12/18/2017
  Vicki shares her fall and how she treated it naturally with positive results.  Vicki avoids the use of the usual antibacterial soaps or Neosporin ointment or pain pills with injury.  She also air dried her wounds after they stopped bleeding. Vicki talks about what she recommends to include in a first aid kit. Her first aid kit contains...

Who Says There's no Money in Making Vaccines?

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  Vaccine manufacturers get billions of dollars in government contracts every year. In 2011 the top six vaccine makers received $5.7 billion from these contracts. Children who cannot afford the cost of vaccines are given free immunizations through the Vaccines for Children Program (VFC). This is often considered to be indisputable proof of kindness on...