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Skin & Digestive Health

Skin & Digestive Health TCM Theory For SKin & Digestion Health Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help multiple health ailments, including Skin and Digestive problems. As we all know, TCM and Acupuncture aim to treat the root cause of any health concern that our patients have. What we find clinically is that digestion issues often show up on our faces as redness, acne, and rosacea. The Chinese Medicine diagnosis for this pattern is called Stomach Heat. Patients may have accompanying …

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Acupuncture & TCM for Stroke Symptoms

Acupuncture & TCM for Stroke Symptoms Clinical trials show that acupuncture has a positive effect on stroke symptoms. Not only for post-stroke rehabilitation, but also as a preventive strategy. This could create cerebral ischemic tolerance, especially when it’s combined with electrotherapy as electroacupuncture. TCM & Acupuncture for Post Stroke Symptoms Stoke symptoms include: Weakness Paralysis Problems with balance or coordination Pain Numbness, burning and/or tingling sensations. Fatigue Acupuncture can help with weakness, rigidity, and pain of the muscles. It is …

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Case Study On Pregnancy Symptoms

Case Study on Pregnancy Symptoms Pregnancy Symptoms & Medical History A 35 year old female came into our office with pregnancy related symptoms at 37 weeks pregnant. Symptoms: Sharp pelvic pain (difficulty walking), pain level 7 out of 10 Neck stiffness described as dull pain, pain level 4/10 Swollen ankles Anxiety about pregnancy, brain fog. Stress level – 7/10 Heartburns throughout the day Fatigue Energy level 4/10. Patient also presented with: TMJ (temporomandibular joint pain)- since high school. Pain occurs …

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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Yelp Review #50– I discovered Healing With Zen via Yelp and was looking for a comfortable setting that would help me with a severe Multiple Sclerosis flare up. I have been working with Sonya for the past couple of months and she has helped address so many of my symptoms. She always knows what exact places to hit and always ensures you are comfortable. I highly recommend Healing With Zen for any of your medical or emotional needs. The …

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Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis Testimonial Yelp Review #51– My husband and I have been going to Zen for almost 4 years on a regular basis at the Disney Cancer center in Burbank, Calif. Her private office and staff is located in Pasadena. There aren’t enough words to truly express how professional, kind, caring and wonderful Zen is to all of  her patients. Zen listens and addresses all of our concerns and strives to alleviate whatever pain or issues we might have. Acupuncture has …

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Myofascial Pain

Myofascial Testimonial Yelp Review #51– My husband and I have been going to Zen for almost 4 years on a regular basis at the Disney Cancer Center in Burbank, California. Her private office and staff is located in Pasadena. There aren’t enough words to truly express how professional, kind, caring and wonderful Zen is to all of  her patients. Zen listens and addresses all of our concerns and strives to alleviate whatever pain or issues we might have. Acupuncture has …

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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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Left Arm Pain treated by Balance Method Acupuncture

Case study: left arm pain alleviated by acupuncture 67 year old female came into our office with left arm pain. Left bicep pain started 6-7 months ago after golfing and moving loads of furniture. Patient states golfing and backward flexion cause extreme “sharp, pulling” pain. Pain level is 10/10. Hard time extending the arm. Ice helps, but heat feel good too. Poor sleep quality due to pain.  Ultrasound and Xray was done and showed, no tear. Doctor states buildup of fluid in the long head of bicep. Patient …

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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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Pregnancy and Acupuncture

Pregnancy and Acupuncture https://youtu.be/Ft5B9ULMR5g Acupuncture can help relieve numerous symptoms of pregnancy.  Acupuncture has been scientifically proven to assist in the relief of morning sickness, lower back pain, pelvic pain, depression, headaches and sleep issues. In the video above our Founder Zen explains that acupuncture is beneficial during pregnancy. One of the benefits that she discusses is that acupuncture increases circulation, promotes lymph drainage, boosting the immune system, aiding digestive issues, and emotional health.  Common Pregnancy Symptoms: Back Pain Insomnia …

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