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What does acupuncture feel like?

What does acupuncture really feel like? For some, the idea of having 15 or so acupuncture needles inserted at various points around the body sounds like an absolute nightmare. This post shares what acupuncture feels like and how it can be beneficial. […]

2023-01-24T12:58:47-07:00January 20, 2023|

Acupuncture for stress management

Living in modern society, we are exposed to stressors on a daily basis, and acupuncture can be key for stress management. Whether it be traffic, deadlines at work, finances, or confrontation with others, these all elicit a similar biochemical stress response. Stress is a normal part of life and, at times, vital to our survival. However, it becomes problematic when we are stressed for prolonged periods of time or become disproportionately stressed to a minor scenario. […]

2022-10-26T13:12:42-07:00October 26, 2022|

Acupuncture for maintenance and prevention

Oftentimes individuals will not think to seek out an acupuncturist until they are actively injured or in pain. While this is a great place to start, we’re missing out on all the other benefits acupuncture has to offer outside of pain management. […]

2022-07-22T06:33:12-07:00July 13, 2022|

Acupuncture for shoulder impingement

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a fairly common shoulder disorder that can be dramatically improved with acupuncture and corrective exercise. Shoulder impingement is usually the result of repetitive overhead or pressing movements, especially when there is internal rotation of the arm. […]

2022-05-25T10:51:32-07:00May 25, 2022|

What is cupping?

Cupping is an ancient therapy that has been used across many different cultures. It has gained a lot of popularity in the past decade due to high profile athletes showing their cupping marks on national television or social media. It can be used as a stand alone therapy or as part of a comprehensive acupuncture, chiropractic, physical therapy, or massage treatment. […]

2022-04-20T13:17:31-07:00April 20, 2022|

Treating shin splints with acupuncture

Whether you run for enjoyment or as part of your sport, there is a potential for developing shin splints at some point in time. The technical term for shin splints is Tibial stress syndrome. This injury can occur on either the front side or the inner side of the Tibia (shin bone) and can become debilitating if not properly addressed. […]

2022-04-06T07:05:23-07:00March 30, 2022|

Acupuncture to treat tennis elbow

Tennis elbow — or Lateral epicondylitis — is a very common overuse injury experienced by both racket sport players and those that work with their hands alike. The term lateral epicondylitis indicates that there is inflammation at the common tendon that attaches a group of forearm muscles to the bony bump on the outside of your elbow (lateral epicondyle). Acupuncture is a powerful tool to treat tennis elbow, or any similar repetitive-use injury. […]

2022-02-28T13:23:22-07:00February 27, 2022|
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