Guide to Complementary Medicine

According to the National Institutes of Health, one in three Americans have tried some form of nonconventional, or complementary, medicine. While complementary medicine is becoming increasingly popular in the United States, there is still a great deal of confusion about the benefits—and limitations—of this unique category of treatment options. U.S. Pain Foundation, the leading advocacy organization … Read more

King Henry VIII and chronic pain

Let’s suppose you know little about British history and couldn’t explain the difference, say, between a Tudor and a Windsor or an Edwardian and an Elizabethan. Even so, you undoubtedly know a little bit about King Henry VIII—for instance, that he was infamous for his bad temper. (He’s the monarch who had two of his … Read more