Materia Medica Miscellenea & Household Injuries

Wolf’s had a toothache for the last week, with serious pain bad enough to prevent sleep, but with little swelling or redness. Weird. This has happened before, but it usually goes away in a day or two. Not this time, it just went on and on, very little response to antibacterial herbs internally or locally. As usual, no response to herbal pain treatment, and we ended up resorting to some NSAIDS to keep the pain from driving him crazy, not so great on an already impaired liver. And then a strange discovery, hardcore massage and pressure point therapy relieved the pain better than NSAIDS, and for a longer period of time. I started doing long sessions of jamming my knuckles into pressure points on his neck and head, which resulted in radical reduction of pain...