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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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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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Chronic Pain Acupuncture

Chronic Pain? Acupuncture Can Make A Difference.

Chronic pain is not well understood even by modern science. If you suffer from chronic pain and typical therapies don’t help, I think you would agree it’s time for something different? Pain is a typical condition treated here at the clinic. Many chronic pain suffers I see have tried everything imaginable from pain meds to […]

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Relieve Your Arthritis With Acupuncture

Relieve Your Arthritis With Acupuncture Have you thought about treating your arthritis with acupuncture? Arthritis is a painful and oftentimes debilitating condition that’s characterized by inflammation within one or more joints. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 2 people will develop osteoarthritis of the knee by the age of […]

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Topical Liniment for Pain

Topical Liniment for Pain – IRON STRIKE LINIMENT Tiě Dá Yào Jiǔ 铁 打 藥 酒 In Hawai’i, where I attended Tai Hsuan College of Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine (now known as World Medicine Institute-WMI), my fellow classmates and I we’re taught many traditional methods of healing in the weekly Taoist Medicine class. I enjoyed […]

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chronic back pain

Chronic Back Pain – Structure and Treatment

Chronic back pain, particularly low back pain is a common complaint by many of my patients as an acupuncturist. The causes and treatment choices are numerous. Surgery should be considered a last resort especially when diagnostic procedures i.e. X-rays do not reveal structural damage. Chiropractic treatment is beneficial in treating back pain as well as […]

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