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Whole Body Cryotherapy for Arthritis

Whole body cryotherapy is useful for arthritis. But it has an uphill fight against the cryotherapy backlash. Some of the backlash is surprisingly even-handed, such as this page from Harvard Health. And some of it, like the Consumer Update issued by the FDA, is less so. Much of the backlash is from Serious People who Read more…



Fibromyalgia Awareness

May is Fibromyalgia Awareness Month. Sometimes awareness months are just gimmicks. But in the case of fibromyalgia, having an awareness month could help to shed light on a widely misunderstood condition. Nobody has been able to pin down the cause of it, and although it affects about 2% of the adult population, there are still Read more…


Nobody‘s Diet But Yours

I love the things you can find on Wikipedia. Consider the entry “List of Diets.” I didn’t count the diets listed there, but the entry runs to nearly 4,000 words, not including bibliography. The article covers belief-based diets, calorie and weight control diets, crash diets, detox diets, diets followed for medical reasons, fad diets, vegetarian Read more…




Whole-Body Cryotherapy for MS

I recently did a web search on “cryotherapy for MS.” I got more than 2 million hits, most of which appeared to be places (like Peak Recovery & Health Center) that offer cryotherapy treatments for MS patients. This is unfortunate. I myself have touted cryotherapy for multiple sclerosis in the past. But I’ve never suggested Read more…