Using Acupuncture to Treat Foot Pain

24 May 2018
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Using Acupuncture to Treat Foot Pain

People often don’t realize how foot health affects their quality of life until every step they take causes pain. Whether the pain stems from an accident, plantar fasciitis, or another common cause doesn’t matter nearly as much as finding lasting relief. Unfortunately, typical treatments such as steroid injections and wearing special shoe inserts often bring only a temporary reduction in foot pain. In recent years, more foot pain sufferers have turned to alternative therapies such as acupuncture to get the help they need. Exploring the Common Causes of Foot Pain With a total of 38 bones, the foot contains more bones, tendons, and ligament than any other part of the.

Natural Treatment Options for Bursitis and Tendonitis

30 Apr 2018
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Natural Treatment Options for Bursitis and Tendonitis

The key to living the happiest and most fulfilling life possible is getting up and doing the things you love with the people you love. Whether that is hiking, swimming, playing a few rounds of golf, or talking a leisurely stroll around the neighborhood, taking as much time as you can to do things that give you the most joy is a big key to one’s well-being. Unfortunately with all physical activities, you can have too much of a good thing, and your body has a few really painful ways of letting you know. Luckily for us, there are many all-natural options to treat the symptoms of these issues. Some.

Acupuncture: Your Secret Weapon in the Battle Against Back Pain

06 Apr 2018
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Acupuncture: Your Secret Weapon in the Battle Against Back Pain

Unfortunately, the reality is most people will struggle with lower back pain at some point in their life. Studies show that up to 80% of the global population will experience back pain in their lives.  In most cases, the lower back is the most troublesome location. A wide range of issues can cause lower back pain. These issues include: poor posture, improper exercise form, sedentary lifestyles, and general wear and tear. Popular preventative measures involve core strengthening exercises, limiting the time spent sitting, and flexibility work. However, most already suffering from back pain need options to help alleviate the pain and discomfort. Massage therapy, heating pads, and OTC pain medication.

The Link Between Better Sleep and Chiropractic Care

25 Jan 2018
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The Link Between Better Sleep and Chiropractic Care

Few chronic health problems are as frustrating as insomnia, which means that a person has trouble falling asleep or staying asleep for several consecutive hours. Because of insomnia, Americans suffer from all-day fatigue, poor concentration, a weakened immune system, anxiety, depression, lost productivity, and several other serious effects. It’s a common complaint that can stem from a variety of causes such as stress, medication side effects, and consuming too much caffeine. However, it’s not always easy to resolve even when a person knows the cause. Typical Treatment for Insomnia According to the National Sleep Foundation, prescription and over-the-counter sleep aid medication is the most common way to treat insomnia. While.

Acupuncture and Natural Remedies for Frozen Shoulder

26 May 2017
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Acupuncture and Natural Remedies for Frozen Shoulder

If you have a condition known as frozen shoulder, you know that it’s both painful and limiting. Chinese medicine refers to frozen shoulder as a “50-year shoulder” because people tend to get the condition in middle age. Here is what you need to know about frozen shoulder as well as several natural remedies for its treatment, one of them being acupuncture. What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder is a common term for a medical condition called adhesive capsulitis. This occurs when there is thickening and contracting of the capsule, which is the connective tissue surrounding the bony structures of the shoulder joint. Frozen shoulder is usually accompanied by pain, restricted.

Acupuncture and Other Drug-free Treatments for Autism Symptoms

10 Apr 2017
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Acupuncture and Other Drug-free Treatments for Autism Symptoms

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a diagnostic category to describe the developmental conditions of autistic disorder, Asperger’s syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, and pervasive development disorder. While each diagnosis has variation in symptoms, people with all forms of ASD share the following characteristics: Limited, sometimes all-consuming interests Repetitive behavior Difficulty with social interactions Difficulty showing empathy towards others Inability to read social cues, which can make non-verbal communication baffling Delay language acquisition skills Aggressive behavior Short attention span Hyperactivity and/or irritability The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 children are on the autism spectrum. It is approximately 4.5 times more prevalent in boys than in girls..

10 Great Benefits of Acupuncture Treatment

01 Feb 2017
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10 Great Benefits of Acupuncture Treatment

For many patients new to the concept of acupuncture, the idea of getting dozens of needles stuck into one’s body seems less than appealing. However, such trepidation quickly dissipates as newcomers to acupuncture realize that the treatment is virtually painless.  Additionally, there are so many tremendous benefits of acupuncture treatment. Upon review, the statistics on acupuncture are quite impressive. For example, did you know… The World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture as an effective means of treating 28 different health conditions? 84% of patients suffering from auto accident-related whiplash report improvement in symptoms after acupuncture treatment? 70% of women with mild to moderate depression reported improvement in their condition after receiving.

Relieve Discomfort with Prenatal Acupuncture Treatments

26 Jan 2016
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Relieve Discomfort with Prenatal Acupuncture Treatments

As wonderful of a city as San Francisco is, it tends to get a bad rap when it comes to children. For the most part, people see San Francisco as a city better geared towards single millennials and young professionals rather than families or parents-to-be. However, despite the perception, women in San Francisco give birth to an average of 8,000 babies a year. As a result, at any given time there are thousands of expect mothers here in the city looking for ways to manage the discomfort that comes with pregnancy. Luckily for them, we have the perfect solution in the form of prenatal acupuncture treatments. Over the years prenatal.

Ten Conditions That Acupuncture Can Effectively Treat

26 Nov 2015
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Ten Conditions That Acupuncture Can Effectively Treat

Acupuncture has been practiced for thousands of years. Originally developed as a form of ancient Chinese medicine, acupuncture has been in existence for thousands of years. The healing powers of acupuncture today are used to treat a wide variety of ailments and physical conditions. Read on to learn about 10 conditions that acupuncture is an effective form of treatment for: Sinus Disorders – There are many people that suffer from a variety of sinus disorders that have found some relief through the use of acupuncture. Those disorders may include anything from a case of sinusitis to regular hay fever that they suffer from every year. Vertigo – If you suffer.

Using Acupuncture for Stress Relief

24 Aug 2015
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Using Acupuncture for Stress Relief

If you are a tech or finance professional in San Francisco, you understand all too well the pressure and stress that is associated with your chosen career. A survey of more than 3,000 professionals found that nearly half of IT workers are experiencing job burnout. This stress is triggered by such factors as feeling understaffed, insecurity as related to the job and low levels of exercise. For financial professionals, stress levels are at higher levels in the face of difficult economic conditions, higher workloads and lower levels of morale. In the face of these higher levels of stress being experienced by both IT and financial professionals in particular, the benefits.