Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Dancing relieves chonic pain

"People in Ontario who suffer from chronic pain say that the dance therapy they’re receiving as part of a research project is greatly improving their quality of life.

Susan Cleaver, who has inflammatory joint disease, says she was unable to walk without a cane before starting the weekly classes 10 weeks ago, in Midland, Ont.

“I am moving a lot more freely and I have a lot more pain free days,” Cleaver said. She is also able to take less painkilling medication."

What a great idea! Let's focus on creating caring, effective palliative care programs and successful pain management techniques instead of debating the merits of euthanasia and assisted suicide."

Read the story on CTV News

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