Acupuncture Alternatives


Spring Allergy Season and Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Neti pot helps with sinus issues

The spring season is here and for many folks that means constant suffering from allergies. In Arizona we can get hit particularly hard with allergies in the springtime when the new blooms are coming out. Shrubs and trees on our hillsides and roadways, and in our yards are lovely with the spring blooms, but it [...]

Acupuncture Use Is On The Rise

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Acupuncture needles

Acupuncture use is on the rise. More than 14 million US citizens use, or have tried, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine as a solution to their health needs. Are you among these people? This number is a significant jump from a prior 2002 survey that showed only 8.19 million people in the US had been [...]

How Does Acupuncture Compare With Dry Needling

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Acupuncture helps with muscle-knots

Likely you have heard the term ‘dry needling’ and may have wondered how it compares, or relates, to Acupuncture. Both procedures use needles. And while it ‘seems’ that in both techniques, the practitioner uses needles, the process and technique is actually quite different. Acupuncture Technique Acupuncture is the ‘combination’ of ‘ahshi’ needling. –  ‘meridian’ style [...]

Acupuncture Helps Treat Chronic Pain

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Acupuncture helps with chronic pain

Acupuncture can help reduce the severity of chronic pain and the depression that often accompanies it. In a number of studies it has been shown that patients who are experiencing chronic pain and are being treated with Acupuncture do better, when compared and tested against those individuals who were provided with standard medical care alone, [...]

Stomach Aches Get Relief With Acupuncture

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Stomach pain can be helped with Acupuncture

Are you routinely experiencing stomach pain and indigestion? Acupuncture may be able to help. Stomach pain, often called gastritis, is a collection of symptoms that share a common symptom of inflammation of the stomach lining.  Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, belching, bloating, a gnawing or burning pain or ache in the upper [...]

Insomnia Relief With Acupuncture And Traditional Chinese Herbs

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Acupuncture can help with insomnia

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Herbs can help with insomnia and sleep issues. Do you find yourself tossing and turning, or staring at the ceiling at night instead getting the sleep you need? Do you find that your mind is ‘racing’ at night and you are unable to turn off the thoughts and get to sleep? [...]