Natural Treatments

Accupuncture – pro

Several studies have been conducted to test the efficacy of acupuncture in treating a variety of disorders. Acupuncture can effectively relieve many symptoms with minimal adverse effects. Shen J, et al. Electroacupunture for control of myeloablative chemotherapy-induced emesis. A randomized controlled trial. JAMA 2000;284(21):2755-2761. In this study, 104 breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy were randomly assigned to receive electroacupuncture

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Thermography for breast cancer detection – pro

Thermography, when used in a clinical setting, is a diagnostic imaging procedure that detects, records, and produces an image (thermogram) of a patient's skin surface temperatures and/or thermal patterns. The procedure uses equipment that can provide both qualitative and quantitative representations of these temperature patterns. Standardized interpretation guidelines in thermal breast imaging have been utilized since the adoption of the 20 point

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E0650 vasopneumatic compressor for postoperative rehabilitation – pro

Lay Summary: I review a specific technology for physical therapy. RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) hasbeen used to treat acute and chronic injury and assist in orthopedic surgery rehabilitation.  Game Ready System simultaneously delivers both adjustable cold therapy and intermittent compression, to apply the two  aspects of the RICE regimen. Cold compression therapy combines two of the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation)

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