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Addressing Fibromyalgia with Acupuncture Encino

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Fibromyalgia can affect any person at any age although it is found to strike women more than men.  It is a health problem characterized by intense and widespread body pain. Sadly, fibromyalgia is a little understood problem and there is no known cure for it.  Besides the pain, fibromyalgia symptom can include fatigue and often these symptoms may be attributed to some other health condition.  Physicians really need to evaluate and monitor the patient thoroughly … Continue reading

Home Acupuncture New York

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) or any medicinal practice of Asian origin is labeled alternative medicine in the United States and in many countries in the West.  The modalities involved in alternative medicine are moxibustion, acupuncture, massage, movement exercises, dietary modifications and herbs.

Western medicine involves the connection between physiology and anatomical function. TCM, which has been utilized for millennia and still practiced on the other hand, is based on five principles interrelating a higher power, … Continue reading

Treating Negative Extreme Emotions with Acupuncture New York

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Acupuncture New York has been practiced in China for thousands of years.  It was not until the 20th century that the West found out about this wonderful oriental treatment.  Now, acupuncture has been accepted by mainstream medicine as an effective alternative treatment and is sometimes used as an adjunct to western medical modalities.  Acupuncture by itself is a very safe and effective treatment for a number of sicknesses and ailments such as back pain, … Continue reading

Some Helpful Ways to Manage Chronic Pain in NYC

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Pain has usually two types.  The first is a type of pain that is sharp, quick and ends abruptly.  This pain is called acute pain. The other type develops progressively and when it strikes the pain is sustained for a relatively long period of time.  The type of pain is called chronic pain. Both of these pains are potentially debilitating, especially affecting the back.  Both can persist and can truly take away the happiness out … Continue reading

Depression Treatment with Herbs and Acupuncture New York

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Depression is a real problem that has to be dealt with and aided by intervention.  A depressed person though wanting to get out of this condition cannot do it without help.  A desperate feeling can only see darkness without a sliver of silver lining anywhere in sight.  The best conventional way to help treat this disorder is by counseling although most psychiatrists will likely recommend antidepressants for the patient.  A person is said to be … Continue reading

The Advantages of Cosmetic Acupuncture New York

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Entropy affects everyone in the course of time.  After several decades, a once looking youthful and beautiful face loses its attractiveness and degenerates.  Though aging (or entropy) is a major factor for this various toxins, pollution and stress also play their part in the loss of a person’s attractive, youthful looking appearance.  These factors cause early aging, loose skin, dark spots, wrinkles, sagging laugh lines and sagging facial muscles.  Modern conventional treatments provide answers to … Continue reading

Back Pain and Acupuncture New York

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Low back pain is one of the most common reasons people see doctors.  No one is immune to low back pain and it is a major reason why people miss doing activities and work.

Pain can have many causes; to name a few, diseases, structural deformities and trauma (pain from injuries and pain).  Vertebral problems that are structural in nature such as stenosis, herniated discs and other vertebral deformities generate pain and other chronic problems. … Continue reading

The Origin of Needles and Moxibustion in Acupuncture New York

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Acupuncture New York is many times combined with moxibustion therapy in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).  These combined modalities are so inextricably related to each other that they have a corresponding name; zhenjiu.  Zhen means needle while jiu means to burn.  Because these two treatments are used very often, a neologism called acu-moxa is now used for this treatment.  To better appreciate this treatment, the need to understand their origins becomes necessary.

Moxibustion is one of … Continue reading

Chronic Back Pain and Acupuncture New York

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Chronic back pain is an ailment that daily affects millions of people in the United States.  This type of back pain can have factors such as poor posture, extreme stress, muscle stiffness in the back and neck or even causes of unknown origin.  Sometimes prevention is unavoidable as some of the causes are part of one’s daily living.  Some people suffering from back pain have discovered the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating chronic back pain, … Continue reading

Acupuncture New York and the Kidneys

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Acupuncture New York was invented in China more than 2500 years ago as a way to treat different kinds of illnesses and disorders.  It is a treatment where ultra thin needles are inserted at vital points in the body to regulate and allow the smooth flow of chi.  Sterile, stainless steel, single use, newly packaged disposable needles are used to prevent infection and are inserted at energy entrances called acupuoints to control chi flow and … Continue reading