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

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

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

How Acupuncture Treats Back Pain by the definition of Yin and Yang

In Chinese medical theory, the most basic distinction between types of pain is whether they are due to ‘deficiency’ or ‘stagnation,’ both at the site of pain and systemically. In this article, we’ll look at what deficiency pain means. Deficiency Pain Deficiency refers to a lack of one or both of Qi and blood. Each … Read more How Acupuncture Treats Back Pain by the definition of Yin and Yang