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Acupuncture for TMJ at Starting Point Acupuncture

How Can Acupuncture Reduce Symptoms of TMJ?

September 30, 2022

How Can Acupuncture Reduce Symptoms of TMJ? Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMJ) is a common complaint seen and is becoming more frequently reported. Most patients note symptoms of jaw pain, tension, headaches, ear pain, jaw “popping or clicking,” tinnitus, and even trouble chewing. Many with TMJ seek treatments as it can dramatically affect their quality of life,…

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Acupuncture and sports injury and performance

Evidence of Acupuncture Increasing Sport Performance

September 28, 2022

How Can Acupuncture Increase Sport Performance? Did you know that athletes are turning towards alternative medicine to help them increase sports performance and to help recover faster from sport related injuries? Yep! Common injuries include: shoulder/rotator cuff strain, elbow injuries like tennis or golfer’s elbow, lower back pain, sprain strain of hamstrings or quads, knee…

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Acupuncture and macular degeneration

What no one tells you about macular degeneration

September 27, 2022

Acupuncture and Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration (MD) is an eye disorder that is characterized by a progressive degeneration of the retina. It is estimated that around 200 million people world wide suffer from this disorder. The incidence of MD increases with age, however there are limited treatment options available. There are two types of MD,…

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Acupuncture for arthritis

7 Ways To Alleviate Arthritis

September 18, 2022

7 Ways To Alleviate Arthritis Arthritis is a condition characterized by painful inflammation and stiffness in the joints. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 52.5 million U.S. adults suffer from either arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, or lupus. If you have arthritis, check out these 7 ways to alleviate arthritis. #1)…

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Acupuncture for arthritis

Relieve Your Arthritis With Acupuncture

September 1, 2022

Relieve Your Arthritis With Acupuncture Arthritis is a painful and oftentimes debilitating condition that’s characterized by inflammation within one or more joints. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 2 people will develop osteoarthritis of the knee by the age of 85. It’s important to note, however, that there are…

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3 natural ways acupuncture can help improve women’s health

July 25, 2022

3 natural ways acupuncture can help improve women’s health Do you suffer from irritability, changes in digestion, or even increase in pain before your menses? Did you know that there are natural ways to help soothe hormone imbalances and improve fertility? Here are 3 natural ways Acupuncture & Naturopathic Medicine can improve women’s health: Egg…

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Acupuncture for fiboids

Acupuncture and Fibroids – Can we help?

July 15, 2022

Acupuncture and Fibroids – Can we help? Uterine fibroids aka leiomyomas are benign growths on the wall of the uterus. They represent the most common gynecological non-cancerous tumors in reproductive females.  It is estimated that 80% of women will have uterine fibroids at some point in their reproductive years. Symptoms of fibroids: Many are symptom…

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How can acupuncture help chronic back pain?

July 10, 2022

How can acupuncture help chronic back pain? With over a billion people worldwide reporting back pain, it is one of the most expensive and exhausting ailments of our time. It is the third most common reason for a visit to the doctors office (behind skin disorders and osteoarthritis joint issues). How acupuncture helps chronic back…

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Acupuncture for back pain in Bothell

6 Habits that are causing back pain

July 1, 2022

6 Habits that are causing back pain Don’t you hate it when you go and do some minor gardening then can’t move the next day? Do you often hear yourself saying “I must be getting older because I wake up everyday with back pain.” If you suffer from back pain, you are not alone. It…

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The truth about acupuncture and headache treatment

What no one wants to tell you about acupuncture and headaches

June 22, 2022

What no one wants to tell you about acupuncture and headaches Headaches are among the most common disorders of the nervous system, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). It is estimated that half to three quarters of adults aged 18–65 years in the world have had a headache in the last year. Among these…

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