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How Effective Can Bio Resonance Therapy Be For Arthritis
Question Benefit: At present there is little in the way of good sound controlled research trials to support this approach for arthritis, but future studies may help us answer this question in the future. In the meantime there are several other drug free options that may be of help with symtpom management. I would recommend that you review this with your primary care physician or a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Can help: Acupuncture instead of just being the only means if you combine a comprehensive life style modification will help, so follow the medical recommendation, rest, therapy, nutritional adjustment including increasing your vit d level - high dose regime and adding acupuncture for pain relief will provide the better option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is alternative therapy effective? Or it can be taken as only add up therapy to conventional drug therapy?
Broad question: Alternative therapy can mean anything from taking herbal supplements to chanting mantras while sitting under crystals. It's impossible to say that all alternative therapy is effective or that no alternative therapy is effective. The best approach to either alternative or conventional therapy is to follow the scientific evidence and use what has been demonstrated to work. ...Read more
Laser therapy: I'm assuming you mean laser therapy as a form of acupuncture? It has been used with several kinds of addictions, but the research available doesn't document the results well. This doesn't mean it's ineffective, just that more studies are needed. Here are a couple that i could find: [nicotine] http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/21249644 ; [alcohol] http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/15674998. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not at all: Bioresonance therapy is very effective at relieving you of your hard-earned money, but that's all. It's complete and total pseudoscientific claptrap. Don't fall for it. Knowledge is power. Arm yourself. ...Read more
Kilovoltage =low dos: As dr turrisi describes there are many manufacturers of linear accelerators out there and each "skins the cat" so to speak a different way. When it comes to image guidance however i think we know at least a few things... It can increase your confidence in precision and accuracy if immobilization is equally robust. Kilovoltage orthogonal imaging has a very low dose contrib vs mv's & should b safer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me which advantages does intermodal expressive therapies have in comparison to music therapy, art therapy, etc?
What works for you: Intermodal therapy distinguishes itself from its closely allied disciplines of art therapy, music therapy, dance/movement therapy, and drama ther- apy by being grounded in the interrelatedness of the arts. It is based on a variety of orientations, including arts as therapy, art psychotherapy, and the use of arts for traditional healing (knill, barba, ; fuchs, 1995). Best wishes. ...Read more
It would depend: On the injury. Physical therapy can consist of range of motion excercises, muscle power excercises. It can consist of reduction of swelling, breaking up adhesions. Therapists have equipment like galvanic stimulation, ultrasound machines, lasers etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Everyone different: No ms pt is similar to another. One drug does not fit all. That said, it is now felt, based on current knowledge, that in the first 1-5 yrs, it is best to start on the most potent meds available if it is safe. The older meds, such as avonex, betaseron, copaxone, are starting to be used less, and newer agents such as Gilenya and tysabri, (natalizumab) and perhaps bg-12 will be used more often. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ayurveda: Ayurvedic therapy can be effective for numerous musculoskeletal symptoms. However results can vary greatly based on the experience and expertise of the healer as well as the severity of the injury and receptivity of the patient. I would seek treatment from a reputable healer preferably referred to you by people you know. The risks to therapy are negligible so giving it a try seems worth while. ...Read more
What can be done to relieve pain caused by tmj? Are there alternatives to medicinal therapy for long term relief?
Can be complicated.: Tmj disorder can be complicated, and i agree with the other doctors' answers. I will add a couple of things. I have advanced training from the university of michigan concerning tmd. You should certainly stick with a soft diet, with no chewing gum. Try to massage the affected joint. Take Ibuprofen to lessen the pain and reduce inflammation. See a dentist for an x-ray and overall evaluation. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
No: ABA is much more than floor time. While floor time, playing with your child on their term, is valuable for any child, ABA is a more structured and intensive process that is individualized to the child, understands and addresses the antecedents to behaviors that impede learning, is based on solid science, learning theory, and promotes skills that generalize into every aspect of the child's life.http://www.autismsupportnetwork.com/news/what-aba-now-really-autism-33299272 ...Read more
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