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About Heather Tick

For over 20 years Dr. Tick has dedicated herself to researching evidence-based holistic treatments for pain and inflammation. A multiple-book author, including the highly acclaimed Holistic Pain Relief - An In-Depth Guide to Managing Chronic Pain, Dr. Tick empowers her patients to live free of pain and full of life. She is the first holder of the prestigious Gunn-Loke Endowed Professorship of Integrative Pain Medicine at the University of Washington and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Washington in the departments of Family Medicine and Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine.

5 Natural Remedies for Ulcers

CAUTION: Some people with stomach ulcers are at high risk of bleeding and this can be life threatening. Always consult your health care professional to see if these natural strategies are safe for you to add to your treatment routine.

Having an ulcer is not only painful, it impairs your body’s digestive function. When you aren’t […]

2017-06-21T14:03:03+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Pain Management|

How to Shop Organic on a Budget – The 2017 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

If you want to reduce your exposure to pesticides and remove genetically modified foods from your diet, shopping organic is the best way to do so. Unfortunately though, organic produce can be significantly more expensive than conventional produce. In this post, I’m going to give you some quick tips on how you can save money […]

2017-06-21T13:08:58+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Nutrition|

Reducing Chronic Pain Naturally: Townshend Interview

Natural methods of healing can help to relieve chronic pain and myofascial pain. Without diet and lifestyle changes, we’re missing a key part of the puzzle.

Summary

  • Myofascial pain refers to pain of the muscles and fascia. It’s commonly involved in challenging cases of chronic pain.
  • Myofascial pain can be relieved using GUNN Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) […]
2017-06-21T13:08:30+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Pain Management|

6 Natural UTI Remedies

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are extremely common in women. Most of the time, they are treated with prescription antibiotics. But that’s not enough anymore. The bacteria that causes a UTI can grow to become resistant to drugs, so women with reoccurring infections are struggling to get rid of an infection. Alternatively, there are natural UTI […]

2017-06-21T14:27:49+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Pain Management|
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