Acupuncture, Pain Relief, Herbal Remedies, Healing with Zen

Pain Relief Using Acupuncture & Herbal Remedies

 Pain relief is one of the main reasons for patients to seek acupuncture treatments. Focused healing treatments are necessary to invoke a healing response from our body’s own natural resources.  Check out our blog posts about managing pain using acupuncture: Foot Pain Case Study Acupuncture Works For Pain Relief – Collaboration with LATHER Neck Pain & Numbness Down the Arm| Case Study Yelp Review #8–  I’ve had back pains/tightness on and off for the past ~8 years.  The acupuncture + …

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Back Pain

Back Pain Testimonials Yelp Review #8–  I’ve had back pains/tightness on and off for the past ~8 years.  The acupuncture + cupping treatments from Zen really helped loosen my tight back and instantaneously relieved a lot of the pain.  In addition, Zen is a very attentive listener, easy to talk to, and provides a client-centered approach to her practice.  For those wanting to try out acupuncture for the first time or looking for a higher quality acupuncturist than previous experiences, I highly …

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

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 the following exercises, you can reap the benefits of better posture, improved circulation, and clearer mental functions. Remember to breathe long and deep while in each stretch, the belly expanding with each breath in, and shrinking toward …

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4 Meridian Yoga Poses to go with Acupuncture

Yoga Poses for Energy Flow Meridian Yoga is a form of yoga that actively works with the same meridian system as acupuncture. This form of yoga uses poses to activate and balance energy in the 14 meridian paths. These meridian paths are known as the energy pathways in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), they allow your body and energy to flow and function properly. Meridian Yoga will improve the function of your organs and allow your body to be in its …

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What the Heck is “Cupping”, Anyway?

“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 order to promote healing” (3). Cupping can provide relief for migraines, muscular tension, respiratory diseases, digestive diseases, and chronic pain, among other conditions. In Ge Hong’s A Handbook of Prescriptions for …

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