Tag Archives: pain

Dr Miriam Stoppard: How t’ai chi can be a helpful pain reliever

The longer we live, the more likely we are to have years of ill health. And current treatments for long-term ­ailments aren’t that effective – ­especially for pain. Fibromyalgia is one important example, which featured in The British Medical Journal recently. At present, aerobic exercise is the most commonly prescribed non-drug treatment. Drug interventions, such… Read More »

Tips to manage your pain

Chronic pain is a complex experience with physical, psychological, and social factors. National Pain Week, July 22 – 28, exists to champion the needs of the many Australians living with some form of chronic pain. Here are some tips from Painaustralia to help you manage your pain: Daily stretching and walking: Moderate daily exercise will… Read More »

Bangladeshi ‘Tree Man’ begs for hands to be amputated to relieve pain, report says

A Bangladeshi father dubbed the “Tree Man” because of bark-like growths warping his hands and fingers has reportedly been begging doctors to amputate his limbs to relieve his pain. Abul Bajandar, 28, has had over 20 operations to remove the warts, but a recent relapse allegedly caused them to come back worse than before. SNAKE MASSAGES ARE… Read More »