Injury Rehabilitation

There are many treatments for functional rehabilitation and recovery from injury and the related complications.

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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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Can you benefit from Scar therapy treatments?

February 23, 2020

Have painful scars? Consider Scar Therapy Treatments Many of us have had a scar develop at some point in our lives. From a fall, sports injury, surgery, skin biopsy, or burn. Scar tissue results after deep trauma, such as from surgery, burns. Interestingly to note, about 75 million people develop scars after surgery. Not all…

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Acupuncture for stroke recovery

Acupuncture for stroke recovery

November 5, 2018

Acupuncture for Stroke Recovery  Strokes are quite common. In fact, strokes are the leading cause of long-term disability in the U.S. Approximately 795,000 people suffer a stroke each year. A stroke results from an acute lack of blood supply to a portion of the brain. Because brain cells are very dependent on oxygen, a few…

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Top Natural Treatment Options for Sprains and Strains

June 19, 2018

Acupuncture treatment options for sprains and strains   We’ve all heard of and maybe even experienced a sprain or a strain. But do you really know the difference? A sprain is defined as a stretch or tear of a ligament. A strain, on the other hand, is defined as an injury to a muscle or…

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Serious Neck Pain

April 5, 2018

Intense or serious neck pain can be quite debilitating.  Neck pain that is often intense can lead to missed time from work, poor concentration, low energy, and sleep disturbance. Often neck pain is accompanied with stiff neck, muscle tightness or muscle spasms, and headaches. What causes serious neck pain? Some causes of neck pain include,…

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Neck Muscle Pain Relief

April 3, 2018

Neck and muscle pain can be quite debilitating. They often occur together and can lead to muscle spasms, headaches, sleep disturbance, and low energy. What causes neck muscle pain? The most common causes of neck muscle pain are stress, initial injury, or trauma. Neck pain such as whiplash can occur after a car accident or…

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Try These Therapies FIRST Before Drugs for Low Back Pain

April 22, 2017

It is always interesting when “new” findings come out in medical journals and hit the news. Just this past week a “groundbreaking” guideline was issued by the American College of Physicians that trying noninvasive treatment first for low back pain has been found to be effective for reducing pain. This guideline was published based on…

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Acupuncture for sports injuries

Acupuncture Sticks It to Sports Injuries

November 29, 2016

Acupuncture Sticks It to Sports Injuries Contributing Author: Kim M. Filkins, L.Ac. Almost everybody has participated in sports activities at some point in their life. Along with playing sports comes the possibility of getting injured. Most of the time it’s something simple like a sprained ankle or general overuse of a muscle causing pain. For…

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Acupuncture and athletic performance

{Research Update}: Acupuncture can improve your overall athletic performance

September 12, 2016

Acupuncture can improve your overall athletic performance Due to this fact, many athletes receive acupuncture treatment to increase their energy and play better when it comes time for that big game. Recent studies have delved into the specific ways acupuncture helps with performance. acupuncture is seen as bene cial in increasing baseball pitchers’ performance. In…

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Acupuncture Enhances Sports Performance and Recovery

August 15, 2016

Acupuncture and Sports Performance Acupuncture has been used time and again to help athletes relieve pain. But acupuncture and the accessory modalities associated with it can do so much more. Using acupuncture treatments can actually enhance an athlete’s performance and recovery from any sports-related injury. Let’s take a look. When an athlete is in training,…

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