Tagged: veterans

Reflexology Offers Hope for PTSD Symptoms

May 26th, 2019 | veterans

Perhaps one of the most promising uses of reflexology being explored is in cases of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Miller described an encounter with a wounded military veteran she was seated next to on an airplane. In the course of normal conversation, she mentioned being a massage therapist; the man told her he had PTSD, […]

Tackling Chronic Pain Without Opioids is not an Easy Process for Veterans and Others

March 14th, 2016 | veterans

Many veterans suffer from chronic pain resulting from their service to the country. Many veterans also face issues with overuse of opioids that help ease that pain. Using nontraditional therapies to help solve the first problem without contributing to the second was one of the questions that came up Friday at an unusual congressional subcommittee […]

A Vietnam Veteran’s Story – Pax

May 24th, 2015 | veterans

Paxson (Pax) Parsons, a 55-year-old Viet­nam Veteran, is dying of lung cancer. Pax is enrolled with The Hospice and receiving care at a quintessential Florida ranch-style house that he bought and refurbished shortly before his cancer was diagnosed. He lives alone, visited by a circle of friends, but plans to return to the Bay Pines […]

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