Chronic Conditions and Chronic Pain
Chronic pain, one of the most common reasons adults seek medical care, has been linked to restrictions in mobility and daily activities, dependence on opioids, anxiety, depression, and poor perceived health or reduced quality of life. It is estimated to affect up to 40% of all U.S. adults. Services offered that best addresses chronic pain are Acupuncture, Herbal Therapy, Myofascial Therapy, and Health Coaching.
Conditions Include: Low Back Pain, Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Headache, Multiple Sclerosis, Migraine, Fibromyalgia, Shingles and Herpes Zoster, Nerve Damage and Neuropathy, Carpal Tunnel, Neck, Hip and Shoulder Pain.
Acute Pain and Sports Injury
Acute injuries at work and home, and sports-related injuries in athletes are increasingly prevalent with an estimated 3 million work-related and 2.6 million sports-related injuries annually. Acute injuries cause physical pain and psychological burdens on patients, employers, families, and the community. Acupuncture, Myofascial and Herbal Therapies are excellent ways to treat these injuries if addressed early enough.
Conditions Include: All soft tissue injury, Joint Pain, Back, Neck, and Hip Pain. Emotional Stress and Anxiety associated with the injury. On-the-job accidents and car accidents can be treated as well.
Chronic Inflammation and Gastrointestinal Conditions
Chronic diseases affects approximately 133 million Americans, representing more than 40% of the total population of this country. A majority of chronic conditions arise from inflammation, often caused by poor diet, lack of exercise, irregular sleep cycles and poor stress management. Acupuncture and Herbal Therapies help lower inflammation and treat the root cause of the disease. Health Coaching can help you discover ways to improve your daily habits and maintain the gains achieved in treatment.
Conditions Include: Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes, Hypertension, Major Depressive Disorder, High Cholesterol, Insomnia, Digestive Disorders, Obesity, and Metabolic Disorder.
Neuropathy and Neurological Conditions
About 25% to 30% of Americans are affected by Neuropathy in their lifetime. The condition affects people of all ages; however, about 8% of adults over 65 years report some degree of neuropathy. Neuropathy affects various nerves in the body and can impact internal processes such as digestion, and be felt as numbness and burning in the hands and feet.
Conditions Include: Bell’s Palsy, Brain Injury, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Disk Disease of Neck and Lower Back, Dizziness, Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Headaches and Migraines, Neuralgia, Neuropathy, Parkinson’s disease, Stroke and Vertigo.
Reproductive Health for Men and Women
Acupuncture shows great results in treatment of infertility among men and women. It has been shown to improve sperm quality and ovarian function, balance the endocrine system and hormones, and improve IVF and IUI outcomes. I have been a healthcare partner in thousands of natural, IVF, and IUI pregnancies and studied and practiced the most effective and low-stress methods to restore fertility and help patients achieve parenthood. I work with both partners and am a birth and postpartum doula by training. Acupuncture and Herbal Therapies are the most recommended for fertility and reproductive health.
Conditions Included: Irregular menses, Amenorrhea following birth control, PMDD/PMS, Interstitial Cystitis, Fibroids, Uterine Lining and Striations, Low Sperm Count and Motility, Stress and Anxiety, Improve IVF and IUI outcomes.
Cancer Treatment Support
Cancer Treatment Support
Research shows that acupuncture can help relieve some of the symptoms of cancer and side effects of cancer treatment. The treatment has been proven particularly effective in reducing pain and nausea, and may help relieve hot flashes, vomiting, and fatigue, as well as reduce stress and anxiety, and boost the immune system.
Patients undergoing care for cancer are offered Acupuncture, Herbal Therapy and FAST Acupuncture for pain.