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    Back Pain Treated with Acupressure

    The Study: The effects of acupressure on pain severity in female nurses with chronic low back pain. The Study’s Abstract (AKA Synopsis) The Specifics 50 female nurses, 25-55 years of age, with chronic back pain, diagnosed by a doctor and lasting more than 3 months.   4 part questionnaire, before, immediately after, 2 weeks, and 4 weeks after the acupressure intervention (placebo and the real deal). How the experimental (real deal) acupressure was done: The examiners utilized light stroking initially,…

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    Pelvic Physiotherapy for Painful Intercourse

    With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it is fitting to talk about human sexuality and how our quality of life can be affected when intercourse becomes painful. Human sexuality is defined as “ …the ways in which we experience and express ourselves as sexual beings. Our awareness of ourselves as females or males is part of our sexuality, as is the capacity we have for erotic experiences and responses. Our sexuality is an essential part of ourselves, whether or not…