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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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Cupping Benefits

Cupping 101: What are those spots on your back?

January 19, 2018

What you need to know about cupping Do you have tight muscles that nothing seems to help the pain or spasms go away? You may need to check out cupping. Cupping is one of the tools used in Chinese medicine, along with acupuncture, to help the body heal and reduce symptoms. What is cupping exactly?…

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acupuncture and neck pain

Acupuncture for neck pain treatment

May 5, 2017

Acupuncture for neck pain treatment and prevention A study conducted by the Tzu Chi University in Taiwan demonstrated that cupping, a modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine, provided significant pain relief for chronic neck and shoulder pain. The participants in the study received a total of four cupping therapy treatments that lasted 10 to 15 minutes. They…

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Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is more than just needles

May 1, 2017

Acupuncture: There is a point to that! Acupuncture is more than just needles. Most people have heard of the field of acupuncture by now, but did you realize the scope of the practice encompasses Chinese medicine, which includes so much more than needles? Let’s explore this ancient therapy. First of all, the practice of Chinese…

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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 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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Acupuncture for athletes

Why Olympians Receive Acupuncture

August 1, 2016

Athletes and Acupuncture It has been shown that acupuncture can help the body in many ways. From repairing the digestive system to boosting Qi, enhancing athletic performance to mending strains and sprains, acupuncture has many uses and most of these uses are beneficial for professional athletes. As the Olympics in Rio get closer and closer…

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Acupuncture treatments and cupping

Acupuncture Treatments You Have Never Heard of

September 25, 2014

  Acupuncture treatments for optimal health Most people know that one way to feel better is with acupuncture. You go to your acupuncturist feeling bad. A few needles are placed and you leave feeling lighter, energized, more pain-free. Using acupuncture needles to heal is part of a broader medical system called Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).…

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