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What is Ear Acupuncture?

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

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Ear acupuncture is often incorporated into acupuncture treatments due to its efficacy with communicating with the nervous system. It is done by inserting needles into specific points on the ear to encourage healing in other areas of the body. ThRead More....

Acupuncture for Neck Pain: Does It Work?

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
[caption id="attachment_664" align="alignright" width="300"]neck-pain-600x340 (1) Image credit: http://www.transforminghealth.org/[/caption] Chronic neck pain is one of the most common pain issues faced by students and office workers. Often times, spending hours at a desk each day, combined with poor postural habits, is the root cauRead More....

5 Stretches to Do at Your Desk Every Hour to Make Your Workday Better

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Many people, without realizing, spend most of the day slouching over desks and sitting on the couch, which can lead to back pain, neck pain, headaches, and weakened core muscles. By taking just a few minutes each seated hour or two to do stretching exercises,  you can reap the benefits of better posture, improved circulation, and clearer  mental functions. Breathe long and deep while in each stretch, the belly expanding with each breath in, and shrinking toward the spine with each exhale. Read More....

What the Heck is “Cupping”, Anyway?

Monday, May 5th, 2014
5DM34640“Cupping” may sound strange, but practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have healed people with this method since 300AD (4). According to Dr. Kaleem Ullah, secretary of the British Cupping Society, “Cupping Therapy is an ancient medical treatment that relies upon creating a local suction to mobilize blood flow in oRead More....