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Acupuncture relieve arthritis and other chronic pain. Pain is the primary complaint of arthritis sufferers, and acupuncture is a very effective form of pain control.

Electroacupuncture for pain relief

Can electroacupuncture help with chronic pain?

July 29, 2019

Can Electroacupuncture help with chronic pain? Chronic pain is one of the top reasons people go to the doctor. It is estimated that 116 million Americans report chronic pain and seek help. It is common practice for opioids to be recommended and prescribed for chronic pain suffers and the prescription rate has continued to climb.…

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Sciatica pain relief in Bothell

What you need to know about sciatica

July 20, 2019

Understanding Sciatica If you suffer from sciatic pain or know someone who does, you know how debilitating it can be. Why is it so painful? The sciatic nerve is one of the main nerves to fuel the lower limbs and exists the spine in the lower back. The nerve itself is very large and when…

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rheumatoid arthritis

Can acupuncture help Rheumatoid Arthritis?

September 23, 2018

Top 3 ways acupuncture can help with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune condition involving pain in major joints. RA is the most common type of autoimmune arthritis and the CDC states that about 52.5 million people suffer from some sort of arthritis. Some early symptoms of RA include more than…

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arthritis pain, carpal tunnel pain

Acupuncture Helps Relieve Arthritis Pain

June 16, 2018

What options are there for relieving arthritis pain? Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis among adults and affects joints in the hands, lower back and neck, causing great discomfort and reduced mobility for millions. Along with joint pain, people also suffer from sleep disturbances, lower mood, and fatigue. Typical Western treatments for osteoarthritis…

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Acupuncture for knee osteoarthritis

Acupuncture for Knee Osteoarthritis

February 20, 2017

Acupuncture Research Update: Acupuncture for Knee Osteoarthritis They also concluded this evidence is consistent with all other current evidence regarding this matter. According to the study, after 12 weeks of treatments, subjects reported their knee pain was greatly reduced. The reported success rate of pain relief in the patients that received acupuncture treatments was 76…

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alternative treatments for arthritis

6 Alternative Treatments to Help Arthritis

May 3, 2016

{Blog}: Alternative Treatments for Arthritis and Pain Relief Exercise For those with arthritis, exercise, no matter how little you do, is one of the best natural treatments. For those with severe arthritis, even the smallest amount of walking can make a difference. Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise for those with arthritis…

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{Acu News}: May 2016 Newsletter

May 3, 2016

Monthly Newsletter: Vol 5.1   Topics include: How acupuncture can help with arthritis  

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{Acupressure Help sheet}:: Pain and Arthritis

April 5, 2016
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Osteoarthritis Treatment

Tai Chi Compares to Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

December 7, 2015

Tai Chi Compares to Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A New Study Explains What is Tai Chi?  A recent study presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology showed that Tai Chi can improve the symptoms of knee osteoarthritis as much as or more than standard physical therapy. Dr. Chenchen Wang…

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Relieve Your Arthritis With Acupuncture

May 26, 2015

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 several different types of arthritis,…

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