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Acupuncture and optimal wellness

Tips to stay in tip-top shape!

March 10, 2022

Check out Dr. Ellie’s Tips to stay in tip-top shape! Did you know that there are so many ways to help promote wellness and keep you functioning optimally? You may know our favorite way (hint: involves friendly needles) but check out some other ways to help promote wellness! Here are a few easy pointers on…

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You’ve been diagnosed with Fibro, now what?

January 14, 2022

You’ve been diagnosed with Fibro, now what? The first step, understand the facts: Fibro aka Fibromyalgia is a real disorder. That’s not to say it’s not a very complicated and difficult to diagnose disorder.  Chances are you’ve been dismissed by practitioners in the past who say “the pain is all in your head” or “seeing…

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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 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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Acupuncture for gastroparesis

Suffer from gastroparesis? We can help!

May 2, 2021

Suffer from gastroparesis? We can help!   Gastroparesis is a condition that involves delayed gastric emptying of the stomach. There can be several causes on why a person could develop this including: diabetes, viral infection, post-surgical, autoimmune, medications, or it can be idiopathic “unknown” cause. Patients with gastroparesis often report nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, bloating,…

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Curb depression with acupuncture

3 Ways to Holistically Curb Depression

September 20, 2020

3 Ways to Holistically Curb Depression Many people suffer from depression at some point in their lives. It can be triggered by unexpected events like the loss of a pet, the death of a loved one, a relationship ending, or even changing seasons like here in the PNW during fall and winter. There are ways…

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Acupuncture for pain management

Explained: Acupuncture for Pain Management

September 14, 2020

Explained: Acupuncture for Pain Management Do you suffer from chronic pain? Are you not able to do your favorite activities due to pain getting in the way? We can help! At Starting Point Acupuncture in Bothell, WA, we specialize in difficult to treat chronic pain cases and often hear we “are the last resort with…

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Most common illnesses acupuncture can treat

Most Common Illnesses Acupuncture Can Treat

September 10, 2020

Most Common Illnesses Acupuncture Can Treat Acupuncture is often “the last resort” in the treatment of common illnesses. In our clinic it is often the “Last Resort with the Best Result.” When standard care is not able to help the person with their pain, or they do not “want to keep taking another drug” people…

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Acupuncture treatment for bells palsy

What is Bell’s Palsy and can we help?

September 7, 2020

What is Bell’s Palsy and can we help? If you or someone you know has suffered from Bell’s palsy you understand how frustrating it can be in not only in pain but dramatically impacting quality of life. Bell’s palsy is a temporary facial paralysis that triggers one-side of the face. Most often the cause is…

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Can acupuncture treat chronic conditions?

What can acupuncture treat?

August 12, 2020

What can acupuncture treat? Real question is what is it NOT good for? Acupuncture is a time-tested, holistic medicine that can help to decrease pain and restore function. Science is only beginning to grasp the powerful medicine that is ACUPUNCTURE and understand the mechanisms behind it. The goal of acupuncture is to correct this imbalance…

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