Acupuncture for Hair Loss: A Balancing Act on Your Scalp

Hair loss is a growing concern for a lot of individuals. About 40-50% of people get hair loss starting at the age of 50. As it affects the overall appearance of a person, it causes a significant emotional distress for people who experience this. Treatments such as medication, hair transplant and chemicals applied to the […]

Acupuncture for Sinus Issues

Sinus problems are not fun. They usually come with pain, congestion, and difficulty breathing. Fortunately, some treatments for this can help relieve sinusitis and sinus allergies. Acupuncture is one holistic treatment approach.. What are the sinuses? There are four connected spaces behind the forehead, eyes, nose, and cheeks in the skull called sinuses. Each one […]

Acupuncture for Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow

“Tennis elbow” gets its name because many people get this type of repetitive use injury from playing tennis and other sports that involve holding a racquet. Although the terms of these conditions pertain to sports, people who perform repetitive tasks that tax the muscles and tendons of the elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand and involve […]

Is Acupuncture Good for Plantar Fasciitis?

As we all know and have previously discussed in a previous article, Plantar Fasciitis is treated by acupuncture. Those tender motor point areas were identified to help in the treatment of this condition. With the right acupoints focusing on the right areas, our treatments can be more effective.1 One of the most common conditions of […]

Sciatica and Acupuncture

Sciatica is commonly experienced with lower back, hip, radiating pain in the leg or even numbness and weakness of the foot. It may be a constant pain on the side of the rear or a pain that shoots, making it hard for one to stand up. It usually affects only one side of our body […]

Acupuncture and Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s disease is an inner ear condition that impacts 12 in 100 people. In the US, there are approximately 600,000 to 750,000 cases along with numbers between 45,000 to 60,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Average age of onset is in between 20 to 50 years of age with no significant difference between gender.1 It […]

Acupuncture for Knee Pain

Knee pain acupuncture treatment

The knee is one of our body’s largest and most complex joints. When our knees ache, it is difficult for us to walk or climb up and down stairs, which limits our mobility; we can’t have a good night’s sleep, which can affect a person’s quality of life. Osteoarthritis or injury is one of the […]

Acupuncture for Back Pain

Acupuncture and back pain

Many people who suffer from back pain feel uncomfortable and constantly tired, which is one of the reasons people seek medical treatment. This is also the top-reported reason citing acupuncture as an effective method for managing pain. Common Causes of Back Pain There are different areas of back pain— upper back pain, lower back pain, […]

Acupuncture vs. Anxiety

Acupuncture and Anxiety

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) identifies acute and chronic emotional disharmony as factors in the cause of illness. The common emotions often seen in TCM are grief, melancholy, fear, fright, anger, joy, and worry. Each of these emotional factors are viewed as patterns of disharmony when presented as excess i.e. when they become overwhelming to the […]

Is Acupuncture Good for Morning Sickness?

Acupuncture in the back

Morning sickness is a common symptom for pregnant women. In fact, nausea and vomitingaffect 50 to 80 percent of pregnant women. Moreover, these symptoms can strike at anymoment throughout the day and of course night. People are increasingly using acupunctureto treat nausea and other pregnancy-related health challenges.Acupuncture is a technique in which small metal needles […]