Gout can present in a number of ways, although the most usual is a recurrent attack of acute inflammatory arthritis (a red, tender, hot, swollen joint).The metatarsal-phalangeal joint at the base of the big toe is affected most often, accounting for half of cases. Other joints, such as the heels, knees, wrists and fingers, may also [...]
It is Springtime and its time to plant some herbs and other consumables in your garden. Many patients come to their acupuncturist for treatment of pain, digestive and sleep help and for fertility and general wellness. Often our patients leave with a bottle or two of some helpful Chinese herbs to safely treat their condition. [...]
The therapy of acupuncture has a long history. In its 2500 years of development, a wealth of experience has been accumulated, attesting to the wide range of diseases and conditions that it can effectively treat. In the past two decades, there have been extensive studies on acupuncture and great efforts have been undertaken to conduct [...]
A BabyCenter.com article discusses the positive effects of Acupuncture on fertility. What is really amazing are the comments!
Research suggests that acupuncture may be helpful to couples undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF), but the verdict is still out on whether it can improve fertility in general. Although smaller studies show promising results, more research is needed before [...]
While Acupuncture can relieve the stress of tax season and even help with the tired eyes and sore muscles associated with sitting and crunching through last years tax documents we unfortunately don’t currently have a treatment for the IRS. Instead, here is an article about some possible health related tax deductions.
If you’re like many Americans, [...]
Acupuncture already helps to relieve pain in some patients, and the latest study hints that it might relieve sneezing and itchy eyes as well.
Most patients plagued with sniffles brought on by seasonal allergies turn to antihistamines for relief, but when they don’t get relief, some opt for alternative treatments like acupuncture, in which tiny needles [...]
Acupuncture has been found to increase live birth rates for women receiving IVF, in vitro fertilization. Researchers discovered that acupuncture increases the chances of producing a successful pregnancy for women receiving acupuncture on the day of the embryo transfer of donor eggs. Normally, acupuncture point selection is customized to the individual patient’s biological needs. However, [...]
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain. Pain lasting more than 24 hours is reported to affect one-quarter of American adults and is the second most common reason people seek out a doctor.
Pain is considered chronic if it persists for six months or longer. Chronic [...]
Chinese medicine classic texts and licensed acupuncturists have been extolling the virtues of tea drinking for many years. Now, modern research points to important benefits of drinking tea including lowering the risk of stroke, tumors of the brain and ovarian cancer. Apparently coffee was not to be left off the table or cup holders either. [...]
This Valentines day massage your loved one to show them you care and to improve their immunity. Massage is easy and we shouldn’t be scared to try it. Put some extra sheets down or some towels, warm a little coconut oil and begin with long firm stroke. First start by pressing and rubbing down the [...]