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Safe Alternatives for Pain Relief

From the Show: Wellness for Life
Summary: Innocently starting with frequent use of OTC painkillers can be a slippery slope to addiction.
Air Date: 6/3/16
Duration: 10
Host: Susanne Bennett, DC
Guest Bio: Lillie Rosenthal, DO
Lillie-RosenthalAn expert in lifestyle management with a focus on injury prevention, pain management and integrative health, Lillie Rosenthal, DO, is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician in New York City. Dr. Rosenthal's philosophy of patient care offers a personalized treatment program which supports optimal health and well-being. 
 
Dr. Rosenthal sees a variety of patients in her Manhattan practice, including world-renowned musicians, dancers, choreographers, and writers, as well as marathon runners and other athletes, and treats such conditions as back pain, tendonitis and repetitive stress disorders. She is also a consulting physician for the New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Metropolitan Opera, MTV Video Music Awards and several Broadway productions and is, herself, a dancer and a marathon runner.
 
Dr. Rosenthal's media experience includes national television appearances on The Dr. Oz Show and she has been featured as an expert source in a number of publications, including U.S. News & World Report, New York Times, Consumer Reports and the Huffington Post. Dr. Rosenthal is an author, educator and a media spokesperson for the American Osteopathic Association. She also speaks and writes fluently in Spanish.
Dr. Jason Jones has been a practicing Chiropractor and advocate for natural health and healing since 2000. Dr. Jones owns and operates a very successful family oriented private practice in Elizabeth City, NC. In addition he is the host of the very popular podcast, Healthy Families Made Easy, on iTunes, Stitcher, and Soundcloud, where he interviews health experts on a regular basis to teach families how to grow healthier together. He loves being active from running half marathons, marathons, obstacles races, martial arts and functional fitness. Dr. Jones also deep passion for nutrition and teaching others to live their very best lives and speaks regularly to groups and organizations to get the message of natural health out to the masses.
Safe Alternatives for Pain Relief
Three of the most common areas of pain complaints include muscle, joint and head pain.

Innocently starting with frequent use of over-the-counter painkillers can be a slippery slope to addiction.

Pain is your body’s way of alerting you to an underlying problem that needs to be resolved, not masked.

Addressing the root causes of pain can reduce reliance on medication. This can be done through diet fixes, natural remedies and lifestyle changes.

Lillie Rosenthal, DO, a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician in New York City, joins Dr. Susanne to talk about safe alternatives for pain relief.

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