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How (not) to chose a carer - Part 1

Finding the right carer can be like crossing a minefield

I have needed carers to help me for over 10 years now and these are some of the things I’ve learnt. 723 more words

Everyday Life

New Experience: Aromatherapy Blending Workshop

It’s a new year and last week, encouraged by the ELDEST GRANDDAUGHTER, I ventured way out of my comfort zone to explore a new experience. 218 more words

3 Things You Might Not Know About Osteopathy

1)  In 1993 the Osteopaths Act was passed giving Osteopaths state recognition and the same responsibility for patients as doctors and dentists.
2) Osteopathy is the oldest form of manual therapy… 86 more words

Where's a good reference for local anesthesia techniques that work??

2TheApex:  Right Here!!

This is a great summary of techniques that can help with that “Hot Tooth.” And a good source for what does NOT add to successful anesthesia.   CLICK HERE


The Mind is Medicine

I was talking to an athlete and asking him how they get through extreme events when suffering with pain.

What I got back was something I hadn’t expected – the use of imaginary medicine! 286 more words


Breathing for Pain Control

When the body experiences stress our nervous system can become more sensitive to pain. Stress can be in the form of emotional or mental stress, but also physical stress caused by pain itself. 495 more words

Diaphragmatic Breathing

Nasal Spray alternative to Needle?

2TheApex: Yes!

Last June the FDA approved an anesthetic nasal spray (Kovanaze) for use in restorative procedures on teeth #4 through #13.  It takes two squirts 5 minutes apart (a third squirt may be needed sometimes).  54 more words