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Chronic Problems

Growing numbers have sought out acupuncturists for chronic health problems -- when conventional medicine either hasn't worked nor has answers.

Neck Muscle Pain Relief

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 and initial injury or trauma. Neck pain such as whiplash can …

Post by admin on August 9, 2017

neck pain victim
neck pain victim

Neck Muscle Pain Relief

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 and initial injury or trauma. Neck pain such as whiplash can …

Post by admin on August 9, 2017

Serious Neck Pain

Intense or serious neck pain can be quite debilitating.  Neck pain that is often intense can lead to missed time from work, poor concentration, low energy, and sleep disturbance. Often neck pain is accompanied with stiff neck, muscle tightness or muscle spasms, and headaches. What causes serious neck pain? Some …

Post by admin on April 5, 2017

serious neck pain imagry
serious neck pain imagry

Serious Neck Pain

Intense or serious neck pain can be quite debilitating.  Neck pain that is often intense can lead to missed time from work, poor concentration, low energy, and sleep disturbance. Often neck pain is accompanied with stiff neck, muscle tightness or muscle spasms, and headaches. What causes serious neck pain? Some …

Post by admin on April 5, 2017

Neck And Shoulder Pain Treatment

Got a pain in the neck? Acupuncture is often sought after for the treatment of neck and shoulder pain. 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 …

Post by admin on April 5, 2017

neck and shoulder pain treatment case
neck and shoulder pain treatment case

Neck And Shoulder Pain Treatment

Got a pain in the neck? Acupuncture is often sought after for the treatment of neck and shoulder pain. 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 …

Post by admin on April 5, 2017

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

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on July 29, 2016

Whiplash and neck pain following car accident
Whiplash and neck pain following car accident

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

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on July 29, 2016

Acupuncture and your immune system

TCM and your immune system Your immune system is the most important part of your body when it comes to staying healthy and fighting off disease and illness. It works by detecting harmful pathogens and viruses and protecting your body against them. When your immune system is not running properly, …

Post by Ellie Heintze on April 1, 2016

Immune system
Immune system

Acupuncture and your immune system

TCM and your immune system Your immune system is the most important part of your body when it comes to staying healthy and fighting off disease and illness. It works by detecting harmful pathogens and viruses and protecting your body against them. When your immune system is not running properly, …

Post by Ellie Heintze on April 1, 2016

{Research Update}: Acupuncture and Heart Health

Acupuncture & Heart Health Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the world with over 375,000 Americans who die from it each year. A systematic review of 16 trials found that acupuncture can reduce the risk of heart attack when used as an addition to conventional treatment. A study …

Post by Ellie Heintze on February 26, 2016

Acupuncture and Blood Pressure
Acupuncture and Blood Pressure

{Research Update}: Acupuncture and Heart Health

Acupuncture & Heart Health Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the world with over 375,000 Americans who die from it each year. A systematic review of 16 trials found that acupuncture can reduce the risk of heart attack when used as an addition to conventional treatment. A study …

Post by Ellie Heintze on February 26, 2016

Acupuncture for Healthy Skin

A lot of people are curious about how old I am…because I look so young to be a doctor. I jokingly say, “its the acupuncture” and it gets a laugh every time. But it is true, it is the acupuncture along with diet, exercise, and feeding my body and digestive …

Post by Ellie Heintze on January 10, 2016

Acupuncture for healthy skin
Acupuncture for healthy skin

Acupuncture for Healthy Skin

A lot of people are curious about how old I am…because I look so young to be a doctor. I jokingly say, “its the acupuncture” and it gets a laugh every time. But it is true, it is the acupuncture along with diet, exercise, and feeding my body and digestive …

Post by Ellie Heintze on January 10, 2016

5 Tips to Help Your Diabetes

5 Tips to Help Your Diabetes There are about 29 million people in the United States who suffer from type 2 diabetes, an illness that is becoming increasingly common and is also highly preventable. With lifestyle changes, diabetes can be managed and prevented. Aim for a healthy weight When you …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 20, 2015

Diabetes
Diabetes

5 Tips to Help Your Diabetes

5 Tips to Help Your Diabetes There are about 29 million people in the United States who suffer from type 2 diabetes, an illness that is becoming increasingly common and is also highly preventable. With lifestyle changes, diabetes can be managed and prevented. Aim for a healthy weight When you …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 20, 2015

Acupuncture and Addiction: What does the research say?

Acupuncture, Addiction, and Smoking Cessation According to the Huffington Post, more than 2,000 drug and alcohol treatment programs in the U.S. have used ear acupuncture as part of their treatment plans. Ear acupuncture, known as micro-acupuncture, has been proven effective in treating and helping curb addiction. Lincoln Hospital in New York …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 15, 2015

acupuncture and addiction, smoking cessation
acupuncture and addiction, smoking cessation

Acupuncture and Addiction: What does the research say?

Acupuncture, Addiction, and Smoking Cessation According to the Huffington Post, more than 2,000 drug and alcohol treatment programs in the U.S. have used ear acupuncture as part of their treatment plans. Ear acupuncture, known as micro-acupuncture, has been proven effective in treating and helping curb addiction. Lincoln Hospital in New York …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 15, 2015

Acupuncture and Diabetes: What does the research say?

Acupuncture and Diabetes: What does the research say? A research study looked at a group of obese women who were given electro acupuncture, a form of acupuncture, and found an increase in the insulin level in their plasma. A study in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice looked at 46 patients over …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 13, 2015

acupuncture and diabetes
acupuncture and diabetes

Acupuncture and Diabetes: What does the research say?

Acupuncture and Diabetes: What does the research say? A research study looked at a group of obese women who were given electro acupuncture, a form of acupuncture, and found an increase in the insulin level in their plasma. A study in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice looked at 46 patients over …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 13, 2015

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