Back Pain, Neck and Shoulder Pain

Acupunture for back, neck, & shoulder pain How Does Acupuncture Relieve Pain? Traditional Chinese Medicine has been used for thousands of years for pain relief. From the Eastern Medical point of view acupuncture works to relieve pain by inserting fine needles into specific points along the bodies meridians, to promote the flow of Qi. The meridians are also known as pathways that map out the body, these meridian lines show the superficial pathway of each organ. With years of studying, …

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Pain Patches

Herbal Pain Patches Pick these up at your next appointment! Click Here to Purchase Online Pain Patch Benefits These herbal patches temporarily relieve muscle and joint pains, backaches, arthritis, strains, bruises, and sprains.  Herbs Included: Zhi Chuan Wu – Reduce swelling     Zhi Cao Wu – Reduce swelling  Di Huang – Nourishes the blood Bai Lian– Relieves pain & promote healing of wounds Gui Zhi – Relieves pain Bai Zhi – Alleviates pain  Dang Gui – Reduce swelling and alleviates …

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Acupuncture for Pain

Neck pain & Numbness In Toes/Feet (neuropathy)

Case Study: Neck Pain & Numbness In Toes/Feet 57 year old male was struggling with right side neck pain for 2 months when he came to our office. Backward flexion is impaired. He has gotten massages and received numerous chiropractic adjustments, which only provides relief for 2-3 days. Patient has not incurred any injury to the neck. The pain affects his sleep. Neck and shoulder tension level 6/10 and pain is constant. Pain and tightness radiates into the chest and …

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Relieve Your Lower Back Pain With This Qi Gong Movement

Relieve Your Lower Back Pain With this qi gong movement Did You Know That The Practice of Qi Gong Is More Than 4,000 Years Old?  Qi Gong is a Chinese Practice about learning to align your breath, movement, and awareness to heal your body as a whole and to create a balance and harmony within yourself. In the video above our Founder and Licensed Acupuncturist Zen shows us how to perform a Qi Gong movement to help relieve lower back …

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Healing with Zen, Acupuncturist & Herbalist serving Pasadena, Arcadia, San Marino, Sierra Madre and the San Gabriel Valley, neck pain, heat

Heat Therapy

Aromatherapy Neck and Shoulder Heating Wrap Have you been experiencing muscle tension in your upper back? Heat therapy might be helpful for you! Applying heat to an inflamed area will dilate the blood vessels, promote blood flow, and help sore and tightened muscles relax. Improved circulation can help eliminate the buildup of lactic acid waste occurs after some types of exercise. Heat is also psychologically reassuring, which can enhance its analgesic properties. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SS2TXbmcajM There are a multitude of ways to combat …

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Pain Relief Using Acupuncture & Herbal Remedies

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.  https://youtu.be/-73T8oAx-CM How Does Acupuncture Help Relieve Pain? Traditional Chinese acupuncture involves the insertion of extremely fine needles into the skin at specific “acupoints.” This may relieve pain by releasing endorphins, the body’s natural pain-killing chemicals, and by affecting the part of the brain that …

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Back Pain

Back Pain Testimonials Yelp Review #53– I’ve been going to Wootaek for a little over a month now for lower back and sciatica pain. He is  extremely caring and patient with someone like me new to accupuncture and afraid of needles. He always remembers tidbits about your life which indicates he is a good listener. He asks lots of questions every time I come in, and is thorough in making sure each appointment is catered to how my pain is …

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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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Neck Tension & Low Back Pain Relief using Balance Method Acupuncture

Treating Neck Pain and Low back pain using Acupuncture A 36-year old female came in with neck/shoulder tension and low back pain. Her symptoms seemed to have been aggravated with stress. Hear her testimonial after just one Balance Method acupuncture treatment! Even though Balance Method is very effective for pain relief, it can be used for numerous health issues, ranging from digestive complaints, migraines, high blood pressure, hormonal imbalances, insomnia, stress relief and more. This patient was treated by Zen …

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TMJ, Headaches, Low back pain and Anxiety

Case study on TMJ, headaches, low back pain, and anxiety 30 year old female returns to our office 1 year and 1 month after previous treatment she received for TMJ, Jaw pain, headaches and anxiety. All her symptoms were managed for almost a full year. Jaw tension- Worse in the mornings.  Tension level 3/10, worse on left side but bilateral. “Clicking” sensation when eating food. Temporal headaches – usually at least 1x/week.  Headaches came back 3 months after previous treatment course. Previous …

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