Harvard Doctor Gives Natural Relief to Chronic Pain Sufferers

He is also President and Medical Director of the Advanced Pain Medicine Institute located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. A lot of people think that you just have to deal with pain; that it is just a natural part of the aging process, says Dr. Ghorbani. In fact, much of his life and practice has been devoted to helping people discover and benefit from minimally invasive alternative remedies that help them minimize chronic pain. Reducing pain and enabling a better quality of life is the guiding philosophy of my lifes work, he says. SEE RELATED: Mental health business for entrepreneurs He warns against many popular commercial products that promise pain relief. Many over the counter drugs [i.e. Aleve, Advil, etc.] provide temporarily pain relief; however, they have a negative effect on the organs over time. I recommend natural products that relieve pain without debilitating side effects, says the doctor. Dr. Ghorbani has had quite a decorated and illustrious career during his 17 years of practicing medicine. A sought after lecturer, he has either been featured or published by a number of prestigious media outlets, including MSNBC, CBS Money Watch, The New York Daily News, The Miami Herald, The Boston Globe, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, AOL Health and The New England Journal of Medicine.
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Medical marijuana may be an alternative option for controlling pain

E-mail Address Send to a Friend Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Leading pain clinic in Fort Myers, Community Wellness, is now offering $100 off initial self pay pain management visits. Community Wellness offers highly skilled pain management treatment for Florida residents. To take advantage of the new patient special, call (239) 288-0072 for more information and scheduling. Community Wellness offers over ten treatments for chronic pain with medication management on a twenty eight day cycle. The Fort Myers pain management doctor treats both simple and complicated presentations with individualized options after a thorough review of medical records, imaging studies, and a physical examination. There are options for narcotics, NSAIDS, muscle relaxers or neurogenic membrane agents such as Lyrica or Neurontin. Community Wellness offers detox programs as well. The customized programs typically allow patients to achieve a significantly lower baseline level of pain quickly after onset of treatment. Community Wellness treats patients from a broad area of Southwest Florida including Fort Myers, Naples and offers pain management Cape Coral trusts.
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Lee County Pain Clinic, Community Wellness, Now Offering $100 Off Initial Self Pay Pain Management Visits

I found that patients using medical marijuana required less narcotics than those who were not.” Townsend, who has never personally used marijuana, began working with it as a way of reducing narcotic dependency while managing chronic pain. He found that patients who incorporated medical marijuana into their disease management were able to manage symptoms while eliminating or severely reducing the use of addictive narcotics. Article Photos Meagan Stilp/Daily Mining Gazette Different strains of medical marijuana are shown at Northern Specialty Health in Houghton. Northern Specialty Health works with many different strains of medical marijuana with both chiropractor bayview and sheppard indica and sativa characteristics. Based on Michigan Medical Marihuana Act passed in 2008, patients deemed eligible for medical marijuana must have been diagnosed by a physician as having a debilitating medical condition. Specific conditions listed in the act include cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immune deficiency syndrome, hepatitis C, ALS, Chrohn’s disease, Alzheimer’s and nail patella. Patients whose chronic illnesses or the treatment of those illnesses result in certain side effects such as severe pain, nausea and seizures are also eligible to apply for a medical marijuana card. According to the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, as of May 31 there are 128,441 active registered qualified medical marijuana patients. “I use it a lot with patients with http://bayviewwellness.com/acupuncture/ Crohn’s disease. I have never seen healthier Crohn’s patients than when they are using medical marijuana,” said Townsend.
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