Tendonitis is a painful condition resulting from inflammation of the tendons. Tendons are thick bands of strong fibrous tissue that link bone to muscle. Although they are designed to withstand extreme pressure, certain circumstances will produce swelling and pain in the area. Sometimes performing the same movements repetitively over a long p...

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Oriental Medicine for Injury Rehab and Relief

Oriental Medicine for Injury Rehab and Relief After sustaining an injury, the healing process goes through two stages. The first is called the acute stage and is characterized by redness, swelling, inflammation and pain. The second is the chronic stage in which a patient may experience pain only when overusing the injured body part. Noticeable sign...

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Recovering from an Injury? Need Pain Relief?

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Musculoskeletal Issues The musculoskeletal system consists of connective tissues including joints, ligaments, and tendons. Problems with the musculoskeletal system can result in inflammation and pain, and ultimately reduce the body's overall health. Increasingly, people are looking for more natural approaches t...

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Get Seasonal Allergy and Asthma Relief with Acupuncture!

Seasonal acupuncture treatments just four times a year also serve to tonify the inner organ systems and can correct minor annoyances before they become serious problems.If you experience seasonal allergies, now is the time to schedule an appointment. Call for a consultation today! Acupuncture has been used to treat seasonal allergies for centuries ...

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Managing Diabetes with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Managing Diabetes with Acupuncture and Oriental MedicineIt is estimated that 25.8 million people in the United States have diabetes, a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. According to the Centers for Disea...
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Sleep And Exercise

You might not normally associate the words "sleep" and "exercise" with each other, as they each represent opposite states of being. From the perspective of acupuncture and Oriental medicine, sleep and exercise are perfect illustrations of yin and yang.  Sleep is a yin activity as it is quiet, passive and, at the same time, a rejuvenating state...

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Sleep Disorders? Acupuncture Can Help!!

 Sleep disorders occur when difficulties and complications interfere with the quality and length of sleep. One reason why it is so important to consistently have a proper night's sleep is because without it, other medical issues may worsen. Even a single restless night can leave one feeling mentally, emotionally and physically exhausted. While...
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Stress and Acupuncture

Releasing Stress for a Healthy New Year The start of the new year is a time of looking forward to the future, setting goals and putting in motion the steps necessary to achieve them. Moving directly from a busy season immediately to actively working towards achieving goals can create additional stress and pressure to do well. Unchecked stress is ...
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