"Strategies for pain relief from a doctor with twenty-five years experience in integrative and functional medicine, with an emphasis on integrative pain medicine. Includes expert information on acupuncture, medication, chiropractic techniques, nutrition, intramuscular stimulation, diet changes, and exercise"-- Provided by publisher. "An expert in conventional and holistic medicine, Dr. Heather Tick has spent 25 years treating patients with pain in the United States and Canada. Based on that experience, Holistic Pain Relief offers practical guidance to anyone with pain. It includes many solutions that can be immediately implemented for effective and permanent pain relief and also addresses patients with chronic conditions who feel confused, worried, or hopeless. Chronic pain has become an epidemic in North America yet Dr. Tick points out that our current healthcare system is ill-equipped for treating chronic pain sufferers. In this book, Dr. Tick presents a new way of looking at pain with a focus on health. By helping you make informed choices on physical, emotional, and spiritual living, Holistic Pain Relief presents new possibilities for recovery and a new road toward healthy living. Dr. Tick offers useful information on a wide range of treatment and prevention options, including acupuncture, medication, chiropractic techniques, nutrition, intramuscular stimulation, diet changes, and exercise"-- Provided by publisher.