How Acupuncture Helps with IBS and IBD

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is the most common functional gastrointestinal disorder in the world. Although gastroenterologists diagnose IBS frequently, many people don’t even recognize the symptoms. Symptoms may include pain in the abdomen, change in bowel habits, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, excessive gas, abdominal cramping and loss of appetite. This is where Traditional Chinese … Read moreHow Acupuncture Helps with IBS and IBD

Acupuncture Non-Needle Techniques and Treatments

Acupuncturists have many tools under their belt to able to treat an array of issues. Using acupuncture needles is just one of many things they can do. Below are many of the other non needle modalities that acupuncturists can use to treat your condition. Cupping Traditional fire cupping involves and uses soaking a cotton ball … Read moreAcupuncture Non-Needle Techniques and Treatments

Research Update: Acupuncture for Respiratory Issues

A study published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine saw the efficacy of acupuncture treatments improve the respiratory status of patients on prolonged mechanical ventilation. The patients involved in the study were in critical care and treated with acupuncture four times a week. Of the 16 participants, 11 were successfully weaned off of … Read moreResearch Update: Acupuncture for Respiratory Issues

How Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs can Help Allergies

Q: Can Acupuncture help treat allergies, sinusitis, or seasonal allergies? A: Yes, Acupuncture can work very well for general allergies, sinusitis, or seasonal allergies. It can help decrease ones sensitivity to external irritants like dander, pollen, dead skin particles, detergents, cologne, and many more. Q: How many treatments will it take to see a difference … Read moreHow Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs can Help Allergies

Natural Relief for Back Pain

It can happen working in the garden, reaching for soap in the shower, or lifting a small child. One moment life is fine, and in the next instant, you’re down with unbearable back pain. You’re left wondering what just happened and how do you make it stop? Another scenario is that you’ve never blown out … Read moreNatural Relief for Back Pain

How Acupuncture helps with Chronic Headaches and Migraines

Q: Does Acupuncture help or treat migraines and headaches? A: Yes! Acupuncture treats headaches and migraines very well. They are actually quite easy to treat and results can be seen with only 3-5 treatments. Q:  How many treatments do I need to see a change in my migraines? A:  Typically anywhere between 3-5 treatments you … Read moreHow Acupuncture helps with Chronic Headaches and Migraines

Treating Stress and Anxiety with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Q: Does Acupuncture help with managing stress?A: Acupuncture has been shown to help quite drastically with managing stress levels. One of the most important things is to make sure that the office clinic space and the practitioner makes the patient feel more calm and relaxed. Even though this does not have much to do with … Read moreTreating Stress and Anxiety with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Treating Insomnia & Sleeping Disorders with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Q: Can Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs help with insomnia? A: Yes it can.. Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs can help drastically with insomnia. It is a natural and very effective way to improve the quality and duration of ones sleep. Q: Does it Hurt? A: It depends on your practitioner! Different practitioners have different styles. This … Read moreTreating Insomnia & Sleeping Disorders with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine