Chiropractic Not Relieving your Pain? Acupuncture as an Effective Alternative

Acupuncture, massage therapy, chiropractic care, and physiotherapy, are common around the globe. According to the 2012 statistics from the National Health Interview Survey, 21 million (9.5%) adults in the US said they practiced alternative therapies for reducing pain and symptomatic relief, a stark increase from the last couple of years when only 5.1% said they … Read more Chiropractic Not Relieving your Pain? Acupuncture as an Effective Alternative

What is Express Acupuncture?

Over the past decade of practice, Dr. Alexander Ezzati has treated thousands of patients using Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Herbs. Using extensive knowledge and experience practicing in the US and China, Dr. Ezzati started testing a shorter treatment method for certain health problems. It is a method that has taken him years to master and … Read more What is Express Acupuncture?

Acupuncture Relieves Bulging Disc Pain

The terms slipped, herniated, or ruptured disc; all apply to a problem affecting spinal disc in the vertebral column. When a disc breaks, the thick, gelatinous substance from within flows into the spinal canal through the tough outer wall. The gel-like material is normally contained inside the disks to protect every vertebra from physical impacts. … Read more Acupuncture Relieves Bulging Disc Pain

Acupuncture for Neck, Back, and Shoulder Pain

How Acupuncture relieves Pain in the Back, Neck, or Shoulders? Endorphin Release Stimulant Reduce Inflammation Stimulate Bloodflow in Affected Area Loosen Muscle Tension Research Proven Relief Acupuncture may relieve pain by releasing endorphins – the body’s natural ‘feel-good’ hormones – and by affecting serotonin levels, a neurotransmitter (brain chemical) involved with mood. Essentially, acupuncture works … Read more Acupuncture for Neck, Back, and Shoulder Pain

How Acupuncture Treats TMJ and TMD

Temporomandibular disorders refers to a group of conditions that affect the joints of the jaw or the temporomandibular joints. These joints are located bilaterally on the face, in front of the ears and connecting the jaw bone to the skull. These joints are complicated, allowing for movement in multiple directions. For some, temporomandibular disorders (TMD) … Read more How Acupuncture Treats TMJ and TMD

How Acupuncture Treats Neurological and Pain Issues

Neurological disorders cover a wide swath of health issues. Everything from headaches to seizures, strokes to Alzheimer’s disease, and a whole lot of stuff in between fall under the category of neurological disorders. According to the World Health Organization, nearly 1 billion people suffer worldwide from some sort of neurological disease or disorder. And depending … Read more How Acupuncture Treats Neurological and Pain Issues

Acupuncture Relieves Pain and PTSD Symptoms

In April 2019, a team of Italian researchers published a study in Medical Acupuncture that suggests acupuncture may be effective for reducing symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a natural disaster. The research team looked at residents of Amatrice, Italy, were a 6.0-magnitude earthquake in 2016 left nearly 300 people dead and almost … Read more Acupuncture Relieves Pain and PTSD Symptoms

Acupuncture Beats Morphine for acute Pain Relief

In 2016, the American Journal of Emergency Medicine published a study that looking at the efficacy of acupuncture in managing acute pain for patients in the emergency room when compared to intravenous morphine. The researchers looked at 300 patients who presented to the emergency room with acute onset moderate to severe pain. Half of them … Read more Acupuncture Beats Morphine for acute Pain Relief

How Acupuncture Treats Stagnation Pain

There are many different types of pain. The most common of them is stagnation-types of pain involving traumatic injury or a palpable-pathogenic process. This is an area where acupuncture and its associated modalities truly shine, treating traumatic injury such as fractures, sprains, infection of tissue and acute pain efficiently and gently. After an acute injury … Read more How Acupuncture Treats Stagnation Pain

Three Acupuncture Points To Treat Back Pain Without Medication

Statistics show that almost eight out of 10 people experience low back pain at some point during their life. Seeking medical treatment for back pain is very common. Typically back pain is fleeting and can be easily resolved with rest, heat and an occasional anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen. However, once the damage is done, the recurrence … Read more Three Acupuncture Points To Treat Back Pain Without Medication