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Acupuncture – The physical manipulation of specific points on the body to stimulate a natural healing response.

Beneficial Side Effects of Acupuncture

Beneficial Side Effects of Acupuncture Treatment

Yes, acupuncture treats more than your main complaint… There are Beneficial Side Effects of Acupuncture Treatment During an initial session of acupuncture, acupuncturists typically begin with an extensive health evaluation that goes over all of the systems in the body. We use this to determine certain patterns of imbalance, allowing us to identify and treat […]

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acupuncture instead of opioids

Why Acupuncture instead of Opioids?

Why not Acupuncture instead of Opioids? Six acupuncture organizations have put together a white paper referencing the important values of acupuncture as a safe and choice alternative to opioid based pain medication for pain relief. White Paper titled: Acupuncture’s Role in Solving the Opioid Epidemic: Evidence, Cost-Effectiveness, and Care Availability for Acupuncture as a Primary, […]

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Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day Oct 24 2017

Celebrate by Sharing Your story for AOM Day – Oct 24

AOM Day – Oct 24, 2017 Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day Celebrate by sharing your story – help increase awareness on AOM Day / Oct 24 We need more natural solutions to feel our best in health. Haven’t tried AOM? Let me know if you have any questions. Let’s talk about it. Leave a comment […]

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AcuNews 10-2017 | TCM and Breast Cancer

AcuNews – TCM and Breast Cancer For those who are already suffering from breast cancer, Traditional Chinese Medicine can indeed help. If surgery has been performed to remove the tumor(s), acupuncture along the scar lines can stimulate blood flow, relieve pain and increase mobility that may have otherwise been impeded due to skin tightness. Acupuncture […]

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As An Acupuncturist Do You Needle Yourself?

As An Acupuncturists, Do You Needle Yourself? Patients often ask if I needle myself. View the video to hear my answer. I share some insights on different levels of self-care that I practice. It’s not all just talk… I try my best to walk the walk. Welcome to my new video series where I […]

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alcoholism and acupuncture

Alcoholism and Acupuncture as a Therapy

Alcoholism and Acupuncture as a Therapy Alcoholism affects nearly 16 million adults in the United States, yet only approximately 1.5 million Americans actually seek and get help to deal with their addiction. According to the National Center for Statistics and Analysis, nearly 88,000 people die from alcohol-related deaths every year, which makes alcohol the fourth […]

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Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Acupuncture for Weight Loss It seems that everybody is always looking for a quick fix or the easiest way out. That is definitely no different when it comes to weight loss. Think about the number of fad diets that have come and gone over the past decade. And the outcome is always the same, weight […]

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electroacupuncture relieves pain

Electroacupuncture Relieves Pain by Releasing Stem Cells says 2017 Study

New 2017 Study says Electroacupuncture Relieves Pain and promotes tissue repair by Releasing Stem Cells Study Summary: A new study demonstrates how electroacupuncture triggers a neurological mechanism that can help promote tissue repair and relieve injury-induced pain. The findings provide the most comprehensive picture yet of how electroacupuncture stimulates the brain to facilitate the release […]

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Acupuncture for Crohn’s Disease – Acu News July 2017

Try Acupuncture for Crohn’s Disease Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disease that affects nearly 780,000 Americans. People with Crohn’s disease can experience periods of severe symptoms followed by periods of what seems like remission. This seesaw effect can happen indefinitely, as there is currently no known cure for Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease was discovered in […]

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Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

New Title! Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Rhode Island

There has been a change for the professional title of acupuncture in Rhode Island. The professional title of an acupuncturist practicing in Rhode Island was “Doctor of Acupuncture (DA)”. This has changed. Legislation and the Department of Health have updated the title to be “Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine” (DAOM). Trained DAOM’s offer a […]

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