A List of Problems Which May be Amenable to Compressed Therapy Treatment Approaches

1. Neuro-Musculoskeletal Problems

  1. Headaches, dizziness (vertigo, benign positional vertigo), blurred vision, temporomandibular pain or dysfunction, Bell’s palsy.
  2. Neck pain, decreased range of motion, numbness or weakness of fingers, heaviness of arms/hands, loss of grip strength, carpal tunnel syndrome
  3. Elbow pain, Epicondylitis
  4. Shoulder pain, loss of strength or range of motion, rotator cuff tendinitis, frozen shoulder.
  5. Low back pain, hip pain, leg pain (sciatica), leg weakness, groin pain.
  6. Mid-back pain, chest pain/discomfort
  7. Knee, ankle, foot pain or recurrent instability for ankle and knee areas, plantar-fascitis, metatarsalgia, difficulty walking.
  8. Intervertebral disc problems, such as bulging or herniated intervertebral discs.

2. Digestive

  1. Irritable bowel syndrome (alternating constipation and diarrhea)
  2. Bloating after eating
  3. Abdominal discomfort associated with eating
  4. Constipation or Diarrhea
  5. Heartburn (gastro-esophageal reflux disease or “GERD”)
  6. Nausea
  7. Flatulence
  8. Abdominal pain of unknown origin

3. Endocrine

  1. Fatigue, lethargy, non-refreshing sleep
  2. Cold hands and feet
  3. Depression/anxiety
  4. Osteoporosis, osteopenia
  5. Female: irregular periods or lack of periods, menopausal symptoms, cystic mastitis, recurrent yeast infections, pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS)
  6. Male: Failure to achieve/maintain erection, benign prostatic hypertrophy, testicular pain

4. Immune

  1. Recurrent infections, drug resistant infections
  2. Frequent colds or sore throats
  3. Allergies – seasonal; fixed
  4. Preventing diseases of estrogen metabolism
  5. Mononucleosis
  6. Shingles
  7. Immune enhancing herbals for Lyme, babesia and borellia

5. Systemic

  1. Fibromyalgia
  2. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  3. Asthma, Seasonal allergies
  4. Depression with or without anxiety
  5. Insomnia sleep disturbances:
    • trouble falling/ staying asleep
    • non-refreshing sleep
  6. Elevated blood fats: cholesterol and/or triglycerides
  7. Blood sugar handling problems
  8. Dermatologic: psoriasis, eczema, hives
  9. SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder
  10. Muscle cramps
  11. Restless legs

6. Pediatric

  1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  2. Recurrent ear infections
  3. “Growing” pains
  4. Asthma; allergy
  5. Headaches
  6. Failure to thrive
  7. Antibiotic resistant infections
  8. Unexplained pain syndromes – digestive complaints
  9. Croup
  10. Digestive challenges, constipation