Injury Care

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

by in Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Arthritis, Cancer, Cholesterol, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Inflammation, Injury Care, Lupus, Pain Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogrens February 29, 2008

Who should be on the anti-inflammatory diet?  Well– just about everyone! Anyone with arthritis, chronic pain, chronic disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, or sjogrens, as well as those looking to slow the aging process and disease prevention will benefit from an […]

Castor Oil Pack

by in Arthritis, Castor Oil Pack, Diarrhea, Fibroids, Gall Bladder Disease, Injury Care, Kitchen Sink February 22, 2008

Castor oil packs aid in elimination and detoxification processes in the body, through some mechanism that is likely related to its anodyne and anti-inflammatory properties such as cytokine modulation. INDICATIONS Uterine fibroids, non-malignant ovarian cysts, headaches, liver disorders, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, intestinal disorders, gallbladder inflammation or stones, night time urinary frequency and inflamed joints […]

Contrast Hydrotherapy

by in Hydrotherapy, Injury Care, Kitchen Sink February 22, 2008

How to do Contrast Hydrotherapy Contrast hydrotherapy involves alternating hot and cold applications for the purpose of increasing local circulation and reducing inflammation. It is commonly used for subacute or chronic traumatic injury (more than 48 hours post-injury), impaired venous circulation and edema. Contrast hydrotherapy is typically applied as wet compresses or partial immersions of […]