July 2008 | Pain Medicine

 In NDNR Issues, Pain Medicine

Primum Non Nocere

Using Botanicals in the Treatment of Cancer Pain
Dicken Weatherby, ND and Donald R. Yance, CN, MH, RH

Trigger Point Therapy
Jason E. Barker, ND and Sara Pavone, DiplOM, LAc, CH
Causes and presentation of trigger points as a source of pain. Also, treatment techniques, including injection and use of acupuncture.

Tolle Causam

A Holistic Paradigm for Naturopathic Pain Medicine
Shandor Weiss, ND, LAc
Expanding the concept of “cause” with causal mapping

Vis Medicatrix Naturae

Pain Management Using Systemic Enzyme Therapy
Tina Marcantel, RN, NMD
Using systemic enzyme therapy in conjunction with other naturopathic therapies to help control pain, promote healing and boost the immune system. Also, one case study.

Treating Musculoskeletal Pain With RIT
JoAnna Forwell, ND
Chronically injured connective tissue as a significant cause of musculoskeletal pain, and its treatment with Regenerative Injection Therapy (RIT). Also, two case studies.


Trauma, the Amygdala and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Kelly Green Jennings, ND, LAc
How patients’ environment shapes the maturation of their brain, and the science behind patients’ varied reactions to stressful or traumatic situations. Part one of two.

Naturopathic News

Association Spotlight:
Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians: A rotating column highlighting ND organizations and licensure efforts.

What’s Happening in the Naturopathic Community
• Update on Bill C-51
• Vermont is seeking NDs
• Puerto Rico University to offer ND program
• Convention and Expo previews: AANP/AHMA, NYANP and NHAND
• CNDA nutritional therapy course preview
• Friends of the FNM Project sponsor list

Naturopathic Perspective

Toxic Chemical Contamination in Natural Products
Rick Liva, RPh, ND
How toxic chemicals end up in natural health products, examples of solvents that have been found in products ready to be dispensed to patients, and what NDs can do about it. Part of a continuing series.


Institutional Research in our Colleges
David Schleich, PhD
The role of data in the design of an effective IR department. Part three of a continuing series.

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