Acupressure For Low back pain

Acupressure for low back pain According to research, 8 out of 10 people experience back pain at some point in their lives, leading to over 83 million days of work lost each year. Acupuncture is known to be one of the most effective treatments for back pain.  Today, we will be covering important acupressure points that help alleviate back pain. Acupressure is done with gentle pressure on the point location for a duration of 3-5 minutes. UB40 Location: This point …

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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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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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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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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 Testimonial

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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Smoking Cessation, Trigger Finger, Low Back Pain, Sciatica, Hormonal Imbalance

Case study for smoking cessation, trigger finger, low back pain, sciatica, and hormonal imbalance 36 year old woman presents with trigger finger in her right little finger, low back pain in the lumbar region due to scoliosis, left side sciatica, and hormonal imbalance. She has smoked for 10 years and is attempting to quit smoking and looking for smoking cessation methods using acupuncture.  Treatment Plan Summary 7/19/2019- Patient came in presenting with the symptoms above. 7/22/2019- Patient no longer has …

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Mid Back Pain, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Alopecia, Anxiety & Stress

Case Study on mid & low back pain, neck pain, alopecia, anxiety & stress Case Study 30 year old male has had chronic back pain (mid and low), and neck pain since July 2018. He also has anxiety, depression, and stress that is exacerbated by his demanding work schedule. This began in 2014-2015 but was exacerbated by moving location for work in 2017. Patient also struggles with chronic fatigue due to his work schedule. Patient has had 27 treatment and …

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