Pain disorders and pain symptoms are frequently difficult to alleviate, prompting millions of people each year to seek treatment. Complementary and alternative medicine treatments for pain can offer patients another option to potentially more invasive therapies like pharmaceuticals and surgery. Helfgott’s pain research includes an investigation of magnets for carpal tunnel syndrome, relaxation and visualization for radiotherapy burns and other mind-body approaches to chronic fatigue.


Title:  Osteoarthritis and Peat Mud Pack Therapy
Principal Investigator: Heather Zwickey, PhD
Student Investigator: Lindsay Rodgers