Easing Pain and Discomfort, Part 2
To treat the pain and discomfort that come from cancer, it’s important to be aware of the many options available to you. In this second workshop, we have an acupuncturist and a palliative care doctor. This panel focuses on holistic treatments that soothe pain and discomfort. The panel is eager to answer your questions and share examples of how their techniques have improved the lives of their patients.
Stephanie Baird, OTR, L.Ac., M.Ac.: Stephanie embraces an integrative and holistic approach to wellbeing, and has been assisting people to achieve their optimum physical and emotional health for more than 28 years. She holds a masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. In addition to specialized degree programs, she also has extensive training and certifications in Homeopathic Medicine, Nutritional Wellness, Facial Rejuvenation, Craniosacral Therapy, Acupressure, Shiatsu, Acu-Yoga, and Hand and Foot Reflexology. With a background in both Eastern and Western Medicine Stephanie is able to treat Acute and Chronic Pain conditions, Mental and Emotional distress, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Respiratory and Neurological symptoms, and also specializes in Women’s Health Related Wellness. Stephanie's Website
Dr. Mark Wrona: Dr. Wrona was born in Florida, but moved during his first year of life to upstate New York where he was raised and developed an appreciation for the 4 seasons of the year. He travelled across the US pursuing his higher education in Wisconsin, North Carolina, Maryland and finally Maine for medical residency training. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He feels privileged to care for the patients of New England Cancer Specialists when they need to be hospitalized. His areas of medical interest are pain management, palliative care and advanced care planning.