In a 2017 study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers tested the efficacy of regular acupuncture treatments as a preventative measure to reduce the number of migraine headaches their subjects experienced. From a group of 249 participants, ages 18 – 65 years old, the researchers split up the participants into three groups. One group received … Read moreResearch: Acupuncture For Migraines and Pain
A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine examined how acupuncture can be used to treat low back pain. The researchers looked at multiple trials to determine that acupuncture shows great promise in relieving chronic low back pain. The trials were conclusive about acupuncture for chronic low back pain. Since chronic low back pain … Read moreAcupuncture for Pain Management
There are four main types of headache: tension, cluster, sinus and migraine. And, there are varying triggers for these headaches, such as food, stress, hormones, dehydration and weather. Fortunately, eliminating the triggers and finding natural ways to prevent and help an ongoing headache are possible. One of the most natural, pain free, drug free, and … Read moreHow Acupuncture Treats Tension, Cluster, Sinus Headaches and Migraines.
Migraine headaches are a bit of mystery to the medical world. This ailment tends to be poorly understood and frequently undiagnosed and under-treated. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, this neurological disease affects nearly 39 million Americans. Migraines are characterized by severe, throbbing pain usually found on only one side of the head. Migraine headaches … Read moreHow Acupuncture Treats Migraines
Many people get a migraine now and then, approximately 37 million Americans suffer with migraines. And usually they can be cleared up quickly with over-the-counter medication or other treatment method. However, that does not target the root of the issues which are causing the migraines and or headaches. At Balance Within located in encino our … Read moreFive Natural Ways Acupuncture Can Treat Migraines
A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine examined how acupuncture can be used to treat low back pain. The researchers looked at multiple trials to determine that acupuncture shows great promise in relieving chronic low back pain. The trials were inconclusive about acupuncture for acute low back pain. Since chronic low back pain … Read moreAcupuncture and Pain Management
Restless leg Syndrome (RLS) is becoming more common in today’s era. Symptoms include an uncomfortable sensations in the legs with a strong urge to move their legs to relieve the sensations. RLS can cause an odd “itchy,” or “pins and needles,” feeling in the legs. The sensations are usually worse at rest, especially when lying … Read moreHow Acupuncture Helps Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
With sciatica pain or low back pain it begins to radiate down one’s leg. From there it goes down to the toes and this can be excruciating and debilitating. There are many different types of therapy out there that one can choose to do. However, in our opinion, acupuncture for pain management seems to work the … Read moreHow Acupuncture Helps Sciatic Pain
Pain has a personality. It can be dull and achy, sharp, electrical, or burning. It may come and go or be present all of the time. Some pain feels better with pressure or massage, and some doesn’t like being touched at all. Your pain may feel better when you apply heat, or it may respond … Read moreShould You Heat or Ice Your Injury?