Everything You Need to Know About Using Acupuncture for Pain Management

Acupuncture is an ancient form of Chinese medicine that started in China millennia ago. The Chinese used acupuncture to diagnose and treat ailments, and acupuncture became the standard medical practice in China. Acupuncture remained relatively unknown outside China until the 1970s when the US embraced the treatment. Today acupuncture has increasingly found its use as a pain management solution. Unlike pain medication which can have adverse side effects and is often addictive, acupuncture has little Read more…

New to Acupuncture? 5 Commonly Asked Questions

Acupuncture is a form of medicine that originated in ancient China. Today, it is still commonly used to treat a wide variety of conditions. Acupuncture is often used alone or in conjunction with other forms of alternative medicine and/or Western medicine. If you would like to know more about acupuncture, keep reading.   1. What Is Acupuncture?   Acupuncture utilizes hair-thin needles to treat a variety of conditions. The acupuncturist inserts the needles into the Read more…

Top 5 Tips to Help You Choose the Best Acupuncturist

More than 10 million Americans get acupuncture treatments each year. However, if you are new to acupuncture, you may struggle to find the right acupuncturist. Because acupuncture is not mainstream, many people do not know what to expect when they get acupuncture treatments. Some acupuncturists are more experienced than others. So if you want the best results from your treatment, you must choose an excellent practitioner. Below are five tips to help you find the Read more…

Signs That You Need Acupuncture

Acupuncture and other forms of Chinese traditional medicine are rapidly gaining popularity in America and worldwide. While most people go for acupuncture treatments after recommendations by friends, family, or medical practitioners, some do it out of curiosity. So, how can one know that they need acupuncture? Anyone can use acupuncture for overall wellness, but you may need the procedure more if you’re experiencing any of the following signs. You’re Feeling Frustrated and Tense If you’re Read more…

Do You Suffer From Chronic Fatigue?

Everyone feels a little sleepy now and then, but feeling constantly fatigued can make life miserable. You may be unable to enjoy the activities you once loved. Luckily, acupuncture may be a safe alternative for treatment. If you would like to know more about chronic fatigue and how acupuncture may be able to help, keep reading. What Is Chronic Fatigue? Myalgic encephalomyelitis, or chronic fatigue syndrome, affects many Americans. It can develop at any age, Read more…

Year of the Water Tiger is almost upon us!

The Chinese calendar, considered by many to be the most important festival of any given year, represents each year by one of 12 zodiac animals included in the cycle of twelve stations or “signs” along the apparent path of the sun through the sky. The 12 zodiac animals:  the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. 2022 is slated to be the year of the water tiger; the celebrations Read more…

Using Acupuncture for Mood Disorders

Acupuncture is an ancient medicine that originated in China. In many parts of the world, including America, acupuncture use is still common despite how long it has been around. While to some the small needles may look intimidating, acupuncture does not cause pain by design — these needles will actually reduce both emotional and physical pain. If you would like to know more about acupuncture and mood disorders, keep reading. 1. What Is Acupuncture? Professionals Read more…

4 Things Seniors Should Know About Acupuncture

As people get older, they often experience certain physical changes, some of which can promote chronic discomfort, illness, and loss of function. Unfortunately, some of the treatment options Western medicine offers, such as drug therapy, can introduce additional concerns or complications.

If you struggle with age-related health complaints, understand how the branch of Chinese Medicine known as acupuncture can help you feel better and optimize your wellness for many years to come. Consider the following four advantages and benefits of acupuncture for seniors. (more…)