Advocating for Anti-Cancer Care in the US I can sum up 20 years of frustration from seeing women (and men) not get the health care they need in one sentence: We need health care, not the SICK care we currently have in the United States. The World Health Organization speaks loud and clear in their latest Cancer Report: "We cannot treat our way out of the cancer problem." "More commitment … [Read more...] about Advocating for Anti-Cancer Care in the US
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The Minimalist Physical Therapist: Using Yoga as Medicine? A minimalist pares away all unnecessary things "in order to expose the essence or identity of a subject." Twelve years ago I decided to try that path. I had been raised with a "Depression Era" ethic, that is, collect and keep everything you can, because you "just never know what may happen." Instead of clinging to things … [Read more...] about The Minimalist Physical Therapist: Using Yoga as Medicine?
Influencing Health Care Policy: Can Medical Providers Do That? How can health care professionals/pain management specialists become more involved in shaping health care policy? Rehabilitation specialists are instrumental medical providers in the management of chronic pain. As a physical therapist I have been specializing in chronic pain for close to 15 years, and doing so, through the use of … [Read more...] about Influencing Health Care Policy: Can Medical Providers Do That?