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Acupuncture- Help for Young People With Chronic Pain

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments | 47 views
Acupuncture- Help for Young People With Chronic Pain

.Young people who suffer from medical conditions that cause chronic pain may get relief from an age-old Chinese tradition: acupuncture.Acupuncture- Help for Young People With Chronic Pain

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Acupuncture- Help for Young People With Chronic Pain

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments | 22 views
Acupuncture- Help for Young People With Chronic Pain

.Young people who suffer from medical conditions that cause chronic pain may get relief from an age-old Chinese tradition: acupuncture.Acupuncture- Help for Young People With Chronic Pain

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MRI Shows That Acupuncture Treatments Reduce Pain

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments | 34 views
MRI Shows That Acupuncture Treatments Reduce Pain

.Sticking an acupuncture needle into a point in the hand greatly diminishes the amount of brain activity associated with pain impulses, doctors report at the 85th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. MRI Shows That Acupuncture Treatments Reduce Pain

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Acupressure Treatment For Pain In The Jaw

| August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments | 825 views
Acupressure Treatment For Pain In The Jaw

Acupressure is often successful in relieving jaw pain. Sit comfortably or lie down, close your eyes and breath deeply when massaging the active points.

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Pain and Other Variables in Auricular Acupuncture

| July 17, 2011 | 0 Comments | 156 views
Pain and Other Variables in Auricular Acupuncture

  One of the chief indications for auriculoacupuncture is the remediation of pain. If the underlying etiology of that pain is not addressed with Oriental or Western therapeutics, pain relief may only be temporary and even dangerous.

  Noted auricular acupuncturist Paul Nogier provides a list of other disorders for which he claims ear acupuncture is contraindicated. He warns not to use for “neuroleptics; if there is vertebral blockage as in the case of disc herniation; for paralysis; and if the patient has a permanent scar condition.”1

  Likewise, Helmut Kropej has a set of what he calls absolute contraindications for ear therapy. He cautions not to use ear acupuncture for the following conditions: “Pain that necessitates surgery, demyelinating diseases,treatment of the thalamus and inner genitals during pregnancy, and all congenital disorders in which the spinal cord is mainly affected.” He furthers maintains that hormonally active points during menstruation should not be used.2 I have not found the latter to be a problem.

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The Use of Acupuncture to Treat Neck Pain

| September 12, 2010 | 0 Comments | 444 views
The Use of Acupuncture to Treat Neck Pain

More than half of the population of the world will face neck pain at some time in their life. If neck pain lasts for long periods or it creates problem repeatedly, it is said to be chronic. Generally chronic neck pain is caused by abnormalities in soft tissues either because of injury or due to [...]

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Acupuncture Treatment For Back Pain Relief

| September 4, 2010 | 0 Comments | 319 views
Acupuncture Treatment For Back Pain Relief

Acupuncture is a Chinese medicine involving the use of thin sterile needles that are carefully inserted into certain areas of the body. The idea behind acupuncture is that it balances the flow of energy or life force, known as Qi. Acupuncture is meant to release Qi, also called Chi, that may become blocked. The treatment [...]

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Acupuncture and Chiropractic Care Can Provide Long-term Benefits for Back Pain

| August 6, 2010 | 0 Comments | 467 views
Acupuncture and Chiropractic Care Can Provide Long-term Benefits for Back Pain

Acupuncture commonly refers to the technique of inserting needles into specific points on the body to relive pain for therapeutic purposes. It figures among the oldest medical procedures all over the world. While, chiropractic is known as a profession that lay stress on diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system particularly [...]

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Can Acupuncture Help Your Back Pain?

| July 27, 2010 | 0 Comments | 630 views
Can Acupuncture Help Your Back Pain?

How would you like to be able to overcome many of the problems that we experience because of poor posture, weight gain and direct force trauma to our back?  These can all be experienced through a method of acupuncture that has been practiced for thousands of years.  Even though it is only now gaining acceptance [...]

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Acupuncture and Other Ways to Relieve Pain

| July 27, 2010 | 0 Comments | 267 views
Acupuncture and Other Ways to Relieve Pain

Acupuncture can help relieve pain. It derives from the concept in traditional Chinese medicine that disease results from a disruption in the flow of chi-the body\'s circulating life energy-and imbalances in the forces of yin and yang. Chi is said to flow along pathways in the human body known as meridians. This ancient technique seems [...]

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