Acupuncture and Gout

Gout is the most painful form of inflammatory arthritis, caused by needle-like crystals of uric acid collecting in the joints, swelling them up so painfully that at first you might think you’ve broken a bone. High levels of uric acid in the bloodstream almost always...

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention and awareness campaign that takes place annually in the last week of October. When addressing our health, all health care providers are advocates for living a drug, tobacco, and alcohol-free life. For...

Auricular Acupuncture for Addiction

Acupuncture is becoming a complementary treatment in addiction recovery programs. Auricular or ear acupuncture is a popular form of this treatment that involves shallow insertion of a thin needle at various points on the skin of the external ear to help ease...