Pain Management: Complimentary & Alternative Approaches to Pain Management (PT's, PTA's)

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  Dr. Tom Watson
There are other approaches to treating chronic pain and they include acupuncture, nutritional supplements, cannabis and prayer. The history, usage and research to these various CAM are reviewed.


Upon Completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the history, true meaning of 'CHI' and acupuncture and the measurable physiological effects.
  • Discuss the history and effects of aromatherapy.
  • Understand the history, requirements of and treatments performed by naturopathic physicians.
  • Differentiate 4 different nutritional supplements for pain and references to support these supplements.
  • Understand the history and site of action of cannabis and Cannabinoids.
  • Understand the physiological effects of prayer and meditation.
Additional Information

Disclosure Statement:
Financial: Tom Watson is a speaker for Video Continuing Education and receives royalties. 
Non Financial: No relevant non financial relationship exists
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