Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years. But you may have been afraid to try it because of a fear of needles. Our acupuncturist dispels some of the common myths surrounding this ancient medicine.
If you’re trying to quit smoking, acupuncture is a natural way to help you curb your craving for nicotine.
When osteoarthritis makes your knee ache, day after day, you’re looking for relief. Acupuncture is one of the first lines of defense now recommended against chronic pain, especially in the knee.
It’s important to consider all of your options before using medications long-term for pain. Here’s why (and alternatives for finding relief).
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Dry needling for acute or chronic pain targets trigger points that develop within stressed muscles. The needle can stimulate them to release so that the muscle can return to normal mobility with less pain.
A recent advisory recommends opioid-free, non-addictive alternatives, like acupuncture, as a first step in relieving pain.
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If you feel stressed or anxious, here’s a remedy you may not have considered before: acupressure.
Acupuncture, a technique used in Eastern Medicine, may hold promise to COPD sufferers as shown in the data from a recent clinical trial, published in the May edition of Archives of Internal Medicine. According to the American Lung Association, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. … Read More