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 moreAcupuncture 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 moreHow 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 moreThree 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 moreHow Acupuncture Treats Back Pain by the definition of Yin and Yang

Yoga, Stretches And Acupuncture That Help Treat Back Pain

Acupoints along the Du Mai meridian (located on the spine) are often leveraged to increase back and spine strength and alleviate pain associated with bulging discs and arthritis. In between your acupuncture appointments, there are many simple stretches and poses that our acupuncturists at Balance Within in Encino will give you to keep your treatment … Read moreYoga, Stretches And Acupuncture That Help Treat Back Pain

Acupuncture Can Treat Back Pain

Statistics show that almost eight out of ten people will 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 … Read moreAcupuncture Can Treat Back Pain

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