Dave Dravecky

Dave Dravecky

When San Francisco Giants pitcher Dave Dravecky took his place on the mound in Montreal in August 1989, the occasion continued Dravecky’s triumphant return to the world of professional baseball. Just five days earlier, he had rejoined the major leagues following a cancer diagnosis and surgery that removed half of the deltoid muscle in his … Read more

Essential Oils for Pain: What You Need to Know

Essential Oils for Pain: What You Need to Know

One of the most natural ways to manage everyday aches and pains – and even chronic pain – is the application of essential oils. Essential oils are potent and highly concentrated oils of plants that many of our modern medicines are derived from, without added chemicals. They are easy and relatively inexpensive to purchase. With many … Read more

Anger & Caregiving

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For people who suffer from chronic pain, the daily business of life can be daunting. Just getting out of bed or reaching up to open the kitchen cupboard can be excruciating. It can be exhausting to have a conversation or to simply walk across the room. The physical demands of caregiving are difficult enough, but … Read more