Acupuncture is one of the main methods used in Chinese Medicine to re-establish balance. Acupuncture seeks to regulate the flow of Qi (chi) and blood within the body by either inserting fine, sterile needles at certain acupoints.
Fibromyalgia, also called fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a condition mostly affecting women between 20-50 years of age. It is characterized by chronic, widespread, severe muscular aching, pain, and stiffness accompanied by insomnia, fatigue, and depression. It is neither a rheumatic, inflammatory, progressive, or degenerative disorder. However, it is also not solely a psychosomatic or psychiatric disorder. In 1987, the American Medical Association (AMA) recognized FMS as a true illness and major cause of diability. Fibromyalgia can be differentiated from other chronic muscle-joint pain by the presence of pain or tenderness on pressure in at least 11 of 18 specific points on the body.
LLLT (Low level laser therapy) is a painless, sterile, non-invasive, drug-free therapy which is used to treat a variety of pain syndromes, injuries, wounds, fractures, neurological conditions and pathologies.
Recent research from the People’s Republic of China shows that Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture can eliminate painful periods and be a powerful remedy for endometriosis!
It happens without warning. One minute you are driving along, and the next you are in a motor vehicle accident. Whether it is a minor fender –bender or a more serious collision, you could be left with pain and discomfort. Seeking care right away can make a major difference in your recovery and reduce the chances of a long-term health problem. Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offer a safe, effective way to treat your health concerns and optimize your well-being after an automobile accident.
An increasing number of studies have been conducted on treating IBS with Chinese medicine, with promising results. These studies have documented that Chinese medicine can effectively treat IBS in a safe and drug-free way.
Chances are that you or someone you know has been affected by diabetes. It’s an increasingly common condition—one that approximately 1.3 million people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with this year alone. While it is generally a long-term condition, diabetes can be managed through self-care, nutrition, and medication. Another safe, effective approach to managing diabetes and its symptoms is acupuncture. Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) help promote health and well-being.
Depression affects millions of Americans every day and tens of millions worldwide and can be debilitating for those who experience it. Prolonged feelings of sadness, discouragement and hopelessness greatly affect the quality of life and the various medications used in treating depression often leave an array of new symptoms to deal with.
There have been many advances in the early detection and treatment of cancer. While the standard medical care for cancer is effective, the treatments are aggressive and cause numerous unwanted side effects as well as a lowered immune system. Acupuncture has received much attention as an adjunctive therapy in cancer treatments for its use in pain relief, reducing side effects, accelerating recovery and improving quality of life.