Posts Tagged ‘pain’

Herb of the Month: E Mei Shan Medicated Plasters

These herbal patches contain pain-relieving and inflammation-reducing Chinese herbs. They work great for back pain in any location, as well as trapezius tightness, and shin splints. For the month of April, we will be selling the herbal plasters at a 20% discount, just $3.00 per box of 5 patches. While supplies last.

September Specials

Double “Stamp” Fridays Anyone who comes in for a treatment on a Friday morning this month will get a double “stamp” on your card, so you can earn your free visit even quicker! $10 New Patient Special September 25 For your friends who are new to our office– on Wednesday, September 25 from 3:30-6:30pm, we

Moxa Class March 17

We are doing another moxa class on March 17 for those of you who couldn’t make the first one. Moxa, short for moxabustion, is a Chinese herb that is used externally to warm acupuncture points and channels. It’s a treatment that you can take home to use on yourself for a number of different conditions,

Moxa Class: January 21

Moxa, short for moxabustion, is a Chinese herb that is used externally to warm acupuncture points and channels. It’s a treatment that you can take home to use on yourself for a number of different conditions, such as joint and muscle pain and stiffness, fertility and menstrual issues, weak immune system, skin disorders, and fatigue.

Getting the Most Out of Acupuncture: Pain Management

Acupuncture has been used to treat pain for thousands of years. It can be effective for a wide variety of conditions, ranging from ankle sprain to rheumatoid arthritis. If you are considering trying acupuncture for your pain condition, taking these simple steps can help you get the most out of your treatments. · Track your

US Military Using Acupuncture for Pain Management

The United States Air Force recently announced a program that surprised, and thrilled, many acupuncturists. Apparently, a military physician has been using auricular (ear) acupuncture on soldiers with pain conditions with great success. They have nicknamed the protocol “battlefield acupuncture,” because it is simple enough to do in just about any situation. Doctors at Andrews

Acupuncture Relief Following Neck Surgery

Several months ago, I wrote a post about how acupuncture and massage can help with post-surgical pain relief. Recently, another study came out supporting that finding. The study, done by researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, involved 70 participants. All were patients who had received surgery for head or neck cancer. Compared

Acupuncture Reduces Post-Surgical Pain

After reviewing 15 controlled studies, researchers at Duke University concluded that acupuncture is beneficial for pain relief from surgery.  The study found that patients who received acupuncture before or during surgical procedures experienced substantial benefits compared to the control groups.  These included: ·         Less pain ·         A smaller amount of pain medication required ·         Fewer

Acupuncture for Low Back Pain

Many people have already read this article, but it’s worth reviewing.  It is some of the best press acupuncture has received recently. A large-scale German study found that acupuncture provided relief for low back pain, performing almost twice as well as conventional medical treatments. This study confirms what acupuncturists have believed for years; acupuncture can

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