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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.

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|

4 Steps to Using Natural Remedies for a Healthy Bowel

How often do you have a bowel movement? It’s not something a lot of people like to talk about. You might find it embarrassing or gross. In many cultures around the world, the healthy number of bowel movements is 2-3 per day, and they should be easy to pass. Any less than 2 per day […]

2017-06-21T12:54:51+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Nutrition, Pain Management|

3 Ways to Get the Benefits of Omega-3 Fats

Not all fats are created equal. There are good fats and there are bad fats.

For years we were told to avoid fats. Low fat foods and non-fat versions started lining the grocery store shelves. Unfortunately, food manufacturers didn’t use all the right information. It’s not so much an issue of eating fat, but rather an issue […]

2017-06-21T12:53:48+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Nutrition|

5 Natural Remedies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Your intestinal health is incredibly important for digestion and nutrient absorption. Symptoms of stomach pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea can all be signs that something is wrong. You may have heard of IBD and IBS. They can often be confused because they sound so similar, and a few of their symptoms are alike. IBD stands […]

2017-06-21T12:53:23+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Nutrition|
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