Acupuncture Care

Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Trauma

For over 5000 years Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine has been a proven effective treatment for virtually all ailments. Just recently Western cultures are awakening to the idea of this traditional method of treatment. It’s been extensively used for athletes, warriors, soldiers, and kung fu masters of the past. In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) we look…

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Trigger Point Injections

Trigger points are focal areas of spasm and inflammation in skeletal muscle. The rhomboid and trapezius back muscles, located in the upper back and behind the shoulder areas, are a common site of trigger points. Trigger points in these areas can cause neck pain, shoulder pain, and headache. In addition to the upper spine, trigger…

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Chinese Herbal Medicine

In TCM (traditional Chinese medicine), all natural-based medicines are referred to as herbs, even when they don’t come from a plant source. There are some 10,000 herbs in the Chinese medical pharmacopeia which include everything from flowers to bugs and rocks, or which are categorized by their properties and disharmonies that they are helpful with.…

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How Acupuncture Affects the Body

Acupuncture Effects

Clinical studies presented by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have shown that acupuncture is an effective treatment for nausea caused by surgical anesthesia and cancer chemotherapy, as well as for dental pain after surgery. The NIH has also found that acupuncture is useful by itself, or in combination with conventional therapies, to treat addiction,…

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