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Effective Uses of Acupuncture

Arthritis is a condition that causes pain, stiffness and swelling in and around joints. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, and each type is characterized by joint and musculoskeletal pain, often the result of inflammation of the joint lining....More...

Acupuncture for Thoracic Spine Pain

Pain in the thoracic spine is sometimes harder to help than pain in other parts of the back. Some patients have Type B pain localized to the spines of the thoracic vertebrae and in such cases periosteal needling of these works well. Remote needling of the dorsum of the hand or the ulnar border of th...More...

Can Acupuncture Help You With Weight Issues?

Acupuncture is an important tool used in traditional Chinese medicine, or TCM. The basic belief is that there are waves of energy flowing through the body and each one is connected to a specific organ inside the body. These waves are connected to specific points in the body, which can become misalig...More...

Acupuncture for Fertility: It Works!

Acupuncture can be a very effective method to increase fertility. Learn how acupuncture can help increase your fertility and your chances at getting pregnant and carrying your child to term....More...

Thoughts for Food

From time to time I'll be compiling lists of foods for various health concerns and posting them. I hope you find them interesting but do remember that you should never radically alter your diet without first discussing your current health with your MD or acupuncturist, or both!...More...

Should I Only Use a Licensed Acupuncturist?

Doctors who perform acupuncture must be authorized to perform the treatment, but often require less training to do so than licensed acupuncturists who may spend a few years studying acupuncture. With several......More...

Tap Your Way to Health With EFT - Acupuncture With No Needles

The other day I was perusing the television stations and I came across a fellow teaching people how to lose weight. He was teaching a technique that helps a person combat cravings. He was tapping about his face, arm and hands. Needless to say, he had my attention. I was intrigued by this idea that c...More...

Acupuncture: The Alternative Treatment

With its origins many centuries ago in the Far East, acupuncture has come to be almost synonymous in the U.S. with "alternative medicine". Involving the use of needles and pressure points, proponents of the field believe that many illnesses and injuries are caused by interruption of a pers...More...

Fresh Food Has More Chi

One of the most common complaints I hear from my patients is that their overall energy is low. Many times what they are feeling is a lack of chi. Chi is the basic essential force in the universe and is the "oomph" behind everything and the energy that motivates us and propels us through ou...More...

The Secret Of Peaceful Sleep

Insomnia is a major issue for millions of people in the UK. Here are a few pointers to what you can do to help yourself and get a full night sleep....More...

Great Health Starts With Great Self-Care

This article describes three steps that one can do to improve health and well being. As an acupuncturist with 30 plus years of experience, I have seen and treated many different disorders and issues that people present with, do to either physical, emotional or spiritual imbalances. These can either ...More...

A Better Look At The Procedure Called Acupuncture

This article is going to be attempting a much better look at the very common procedure that is called acupuncture. It is very important to always consider that the world health organization has approved over forty uses for this ancient practice. It is also very important to consider that some critic...More...

Acupuncture Is Helping Cancer Patients

In a world where cancer has become an ordinary and common disease, learning more about it can help in preventing its occurrence, alleviating its symptoms and managing its symptoms. This article presents pertinent information in managing the debilitating symptoms of cancer through acupuncture....More...

Acupuncture - An Alternative Method of Healing

This method of healing done by a qualified acupuncturist in Tucson is now an accepted and recognized treatment for a wide array of illnesses and medical conditions. Acupuncture has been declared by no less than the WHO as a safe and efficacious medical procedure in treating various diseases....More...