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Acupuncture help for pain management

Can acupuncture help with that?

May 24, 2020

  Top Health Benefits of Acupuncture-Defined In my practice, I have found that many people now have heard about acupuncture somehow. Either on TV, referred by a friend or their doctor, or through their own research that acupuncture maybe able to help. The most common ailment most people are familiar with is that acupuncture can…

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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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Reducing chronic headaches and migraines

Evidence of Acupuncture Reducing Chronic Headaches & Migraines

January 30, 2018

Can acupuncture reduce chronic headaches and migraines? Simple answer…yes! But HOW?! In acupuncture terms whenever we feel pain there is a blockage of energy (we call Qi “chee”) that is prohibiting the flow of nutrients, blood, and energy to an area, thus creating the feeling of pain. Read more about how acupuncture works by reading…

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Acupuncture benefits for women

Seven Ways Acupuncture Benefits Mothers

May 12, 2017

Seven Ways Acupuncture Benefits Mothers One of the best gifts you can give your mother this Mother’s Day is the gift of acupuncture. Acupuncture can help with an abundance of health problems and get you feeling one hundred percent again. Mom’s make the world work, it’s a known fact. So this holiday season you should…

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Neck And Shoulder Pain Treatment

April 5, 2017

Got a pain in the neck? Acupuncture and trigger point injections are often sought after for neck and shoulder pain treatment.     Acupuncture is an important tool in the relief and treatment of neck and shoulder pain. Not only can people find relief in their initial session but also acupuncture works to address the…

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Whiplash and neck pain following car accident

What you need to know if you have been in a car accident

July 29, 2016

What You Need to Know if You’re in a Car Accident Car accidents can be very traumatic and stressful for those involved. Not only are they unexpected but they may also cause you to take time off from work, get your car repaired, deal with insurance companies, and seek medical care if you have been…

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Common Migraine food triggers

Common Migraine Food Triggers

July 8, 2016

What are common migraine food triggers? It is estimated that 12-16% of people in the United States suffer from migraines. Migraine headaches are often described as a “headache on steroids.” Common symptoms are mild to severe throbbing and pain in the head often worsened by light, motion, and noise. Migraines can be accompanied by nausea…

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MSG and Migraines

MSG and its link to migraines

July 6, 2016

MSG and Migraines: What is the connection? What is monosodium glutamate? Monosodium glutamate, more commonly known as MSG, is a naturally occurring amino acid found in protein. MSG is often added to foods to enhance flavor. In recent years there has been much talk about MSG and its association with many health issues. But where…

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Acupuncture outperforms drugs in migraine treatment

June 15, 2016

  Is acupuncture an effective migraine treatment? Chronic migraine suffers listen up! We get you! Chronic migraine attacks can affect not only your quality of life but you may miss work and activities due to the pain. At Starting Point Acupuncture and Wellness in Bothell, WA, we are migraine treatment experts and have a high…

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Acupuncture and migraine treatment

Acupuncture as part of Migraine Treatment?

September 29, 2015

Acupuncture and migraine treatment: Is it an effective treatment for chronic migraines? If you suffer from chronic migraines you probably have explored every option under the sun but have you considered, acupuncture and migraine treatment? Most do not initially explore acupuncture as viable treatment option (for many reasons). One being doctors usually recommend drugs as…

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