The number of people suffering from chronic back pain in this country is staggering. Chronic pain has far-reaching impact on all aspects of wellness, deeply affecting the spirit as well as the body. Conventional treatment usually involves strong pain killers and surgery; both of these approaches come with significant side effects and risks, and often do not yield the relief they promise.
The green world of plants offers another way of addressing these injuries, sometimes providing radical benefits in restoring wellness to beleaguered backs. Herbalist Jim McDonald will share his experiences using plants to address back & joint injuries, emphasizing the underlying patterns & imbalances too often left unaddressed.