Chronic Problems

Growing numbers have sought out acupuncturists for chronic health problems — when conventional medicine either hasn’t worked nor has answers.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Treatment

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome-What you need to know

October 12, 2020

What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and can we help? If you or someone you know has suffered from Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome you understand how frustrating and painful it can be. CRPS is a disorder of typically the arms or legs that are characterized by pain, swelling, numbness, limited range of motion, and…

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Treatments

What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and can we help?

October 9, 2020

What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and can we help? If you or someone you know has suffered from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome you understand how frustrating it can be. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a group of rare genetic disorders involving connective tissue. It is characterized by hyper mobility of joints, hyper extensive skin, and tissue fragility. According to the…

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Acupuncture for pain management

Explained: Acupuncture for Pain Management

September 14, 2020

Explained: Acupuncture for Pain Management Do you suffer from chronic pain? Are you not able to do your favorite activities due to pain getting in the way? We can help! At Starting Point Acupuncture in Bothell, WA, we specialize in difficult to treat chronic pain cases and often hear we “are the last resort with…

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Most common illnesses acupuncture can treat

Most Common Illnesses Acupuncture Can Treat

September 10, 2020

Most Common Illnesses Acupuncture Can Treat Acupuncture is often “the last resort” in the treatment of common illnesses. In our clinic it is often the “Last Resort with the Best Result.” When standard care is not able to help the person with their pain, or they do not “want to keep taking another drug” people…

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Acupuncture treatment for bells palsy

What is Bell’s Palsy and can we help?

September 7, 2020

What is Bell’s Palsy and can we help? If you or someone you know has suffered from Bell’s palsy you understand how frustrating it can be in not only in pain but dramatically impacting quality of life. Bell’s palsy is a temporary facial paralysis that triggers one-side of the face. Most often the cause is…

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Can acupuncture treat chronic conditions?

What can acupuncture treat?

August 12, 2020

What can acupuncture treat? Real question is what is it NOT good for? Acupuncture is a time-tested, holistic medicine that can help to decrease pain and restore function. Science is only beginning to grasp the powerful medicine that is ACUPUNCTURE and understand the mechanisms behind it. The goal of acupuncture is to correct this imbalance…

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Mood Food for mental health

Mood Food: What to eat to curb depression

August 9, 2020

Mood Food: Using food as medicine to help depression Many have heard the question posed what came first, the chicken or the egg? But how does that concept apply to depression? It’s well-known that when we’re depressed, our motivation and interest in maintaining a healthy and balanced diet subsides in the same way our energy…

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Elbow pain treatment

Elbow pain got you down?

May 18, 2020

Natural Treatment Options for Elbow Pain A common condition we see in our office is elbow pain. Specifically, tennis and golfer’s elbow. This is a common complaint as it often prohibits the person from doing activities they love, disrupts sleep, and can lead to referred pain. In fact, it affects approximately 1% to 3% of…

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Ease Low Back Pain

Does Acupuncture Relieve Back Pain?

May 16, 2020

Does Acupuncture Relieve Back Pain? It is estimated that up to 84% of adults experience low back pain (LBP) at some point in their lives. Often the pain is a result of lifting leading to muscle strain, acute injury, herniated disc, or underlying health condition affecting spine, muscles, or nerves. Commonly, LBP is one of…

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Natural ways to ease low back pain

Best Natural Ways to Ease Low Back Pain

May 8, 2020

Acupuncture and Nutrition: Your Starting Point to Ease Low Back Pain Statistics show that almost eight out of ten people will experience low back pain at some point during their life. Seeking medical treatment for back pain is very common. Typically back pain is fleeting and can be easily resolved with rest, heat and an…

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