Pain Management

Acupuncture is a complementary therapy that is being increasingly used in the day-to-day management of pain.

Acupuncture to treat premenstrual syndrome

Using acupuncture to treat premenstrual syndrome

October 7, 2021

Can acupuncture treat premenstrual syndrome (PMS)? Yes! Acupuncture has been found to treat premenstrual syndrome aka PMS. But first…what is PMS? PMS is the presence of physical and behavioral symptoms before start of menses. It is thought that most women of reproductive age experience some form of PMS, either mild to severe. Common symptoms experienced…

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Acupuncture for mortons neuroma

Suffer from a Morton’s Neuroma? We can help!

September 22, 2021

Suffer from a Morton’s Neuroma? We can help! A common source of foot pain is a Morton’s Neuroma. Morton’s neuroma is a thickening of the tissue around one of the nerves in the foot. Often the cause maybe pressure or injury to the area, often from over activity, or tight or high heeled shoes. Symptoms…

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Acupuncture for endometrosis

Alternative Treatment Options For Endometriosis

September 16, 2021

Do you know about this Alternative Treatment Option For Endometriosis? Affecting an estimated 4-10% of women worldwide, endometriosis is all-too-common disease in which cells from the uterus begin to grow outside the uterine cavity. Symptoms vary depending on a number of different factors, but severe pelvic pain is reported by many women suffering from this…

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Acupuncture can help heel pain

Can acupuncture help heel pain?

June 25, 2021

Can acupuncture help heel pain? Do you have constant pain in your heels? You may have heel pain aka heel spur syndrome or plantar fasciitis. People often describe it as pain and tenderness along the heel, bottom of the foot, and even up to the calf. It is estimated that 10% of the population will…

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Acupuncture for knee pain and joint health

Can acupuncture help with joint health?

June 11, 2021

Can acupuncture help with joint health? If you suffer from joint pain, you know how debilitating it can be. We often hear that “I have tried everything, PT, medications, and exercises but nothing helps!” Are there natural, safe, and effective ways to help improve joint health and ease pain? If you suffer from chronic joint…

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Natural ways to help arthritis

Top 3 Natural Ways to help Arthritis

June 7, 2021

Top 3 Natural Ways to help Arthritis   Do you suffer from achy joints or arthritis? Have you been told by your doctor that “imaging is normal” you “just have arthritis” and prescribed physical therapy but given nothing to help actually decrease or stop the inflammation? Are you not able to garden, go for walks,…

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Natural options for fibromyalgia

Do you know these 4 facts about fibromyalgia?

June 3, 2021

Do you know these 4 facts about fibromyalgia? Those who suffer from fibromyalgia know about the daily widespread pain, fatigue, foggy head, and often sleep problems that accompany it. Often we hear at Starting Point Acupuncture, “I have tried everything else and this is my last resort” or “My doctor keeps wanting to put me…

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Natural treatment options for fibromyalgia pain

Do you suffer from fibromyalgia pain?

May 31, 2021

Do you suffer from widespread fibromyalgia pain?   Pain that has a life of its own?   Pain that moves seemingly randomly?   Plagued by severe fatigue and recurring migraines?   This is what it’s like to suffer from fibromyalgia. Its symptoms make every day life incredibly difficult and mundane, daily tasks nearly impossible. Fibromyalgia…

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What is neuropathic pain?

May 28, 2021

What is neuropathic pain? Neuropathic pain is quite common and is caused by nerve damage. This nerve damage can be triggered by diabetes, postherpetic neuralgia “shingles,” post-stroke complications, or idiopathic “unknown cause.” People often describe the pain as severe, typically burning, tingling, sometimes sharp or stabbing pains. The pain can be constant or come and…

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Acupuncture for bell's palsy

Top reasons to get acupuncture for Bell’s Palsy

May 24, 2021

Top reasons to get acupuncture for Bell’s Palsy   Bell’s palsy involves acute spontaneous paralysis of the facial nerve on one side of your face. It is known to have an inflammatory and infections cause. Since symptoms are often sudden and resemble stroke symptoms, patients should seek immediate medical attention to rule out causes and…

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