How To Eat And Incorporate Acupuncture during the Fall

The season of fall brings cooler weather and shorter days. As with any season, the world adjusts accordingly. Plants begin to go dormant, animals begin scrounging for food to store to get them through the upcoming winter months and humans start winterizing everything. As fall descends on the land, it reminds us we need to … Read more How To Eat And Incorporate Acupuncture during the Fall

Acupuncture Can Help Boost Your Lungs, Large Intestines, and Immunity In the Fall Season

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, fall is the season associated with the lung and large intestine energetic meridians. These two meridians work in a symbiotic way to control the immune system from both the inside and outside of your body. The large intestine channel runs up the arms, across the shoulders, up the neck, over the … Read more Acupuncture Can Help Boost Your Lungs, Large Intestines, and Immunity In the Fall Season

How Acupuncture Treats Chronic Fatigue

There are many factors involved with fatigue. If you are overtired, Traditional Chinese Medicine might be able to pinpoint the culprit, give some extra pep and help you kick those afternoon blues. In TCM the idea of treatment is to find the root of the problem instead of simply treating the symptoms. In the case … Read more How Acupuncture Treats Chronic Fatigue

How Acupuncture Treats Autoimmune Disorders

Autoimmune diseases are a collective group of disorders that plague nearly 50 million people in the United States today. When a person suffers from an autoimmune disease it means their own immune system is attacking the body and altering or destroying the tissues. Autoimmune diseases include things like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Crohn’s disease, pernicious anemia, … Read more How Acupuncture Treats Autoimmune Disorders

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 side effects of Chemotherapy

A 2018 study published in the World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion looked at the effect of acupuncture treatments on cancer and rectal cancer patients who were experiencing hand-foot syndrome caused by their chemotherapy treatments. Hand-foot syndrome is a known side effect of chemotherapy characterized by redness, swelling, tingling, numbness, itching and pain in the palms of … Read more How Acupuncture Treats side effects of Chemotherapy

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