Complex Regional Pain syndrome acupressure

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and acupressure

A dramatic improvement showed following acupressure for complex regional pain syndrome is reflected in these images below: This is not an x-ray, it is a bone scan. A radioactive substance injected into one of the blood vessels shows an increased circulation to the joints in the affected area. And following a course of acupressure, the […]

At World Congress of Pain held in Montréal: Acupuncture for Pain (II)

At World Congress of Pain held in Montréal, Canada, Acupuncture was featured in numerous presentations. Furthermore, it was also spotlighted in the plenary session. Neuroscientist Ji-sheng Han, director of the Neuroscience Research Institute at Peking University and founder of the Chinese Association for the Study of Pain talked about his new studies and perspective on […]

Period pain acupuncture

At World Congress of Pain held in Montréal: Acupuncture for Pain

At World Congress of Pain held in Montréal, Canada, Acupuncture was featured in numerous presentations. I will cover the studies in more detail in another post, but there is a quick observation I would like to share here. As far as physical therapies are concerned, acupuncture was a hand down winner in terms of the […]

Celine Dion endorces IVF acupuncture

Celebrities endorsing acupuncture for fertility

In May Celine Dion (suffering from infertility and advanced maternal age) announced she was pregnant with twins. The 42 year-old Canadian singer underwent 6 cycles of IVF. She credited acupuncture for the success in her last IVF cycle.

Acupuncture and herbs for old eggs

Old eggs? Optimising ovarian reserve

Here you can find a great webinar on natural ways to optimize ovarian reserve, including acupuncture and herbal medicine. The webinar is put together for the general public by one of my colleagues in United States Dr. Brandon Horn, PhD, JD, LAc, FABORM. It takes about an hour and 20 minutes. Learn and take control! […]

Neck pain acupuncture drugs

Acupuncture under-prescribed in favour of drugs for neck pain

Neck pain is a stubborn diagnosis. Approximately 50%–85% of individuals do not experience complete resolution of symptoms. Some of them may go on to develop chronic discomfort. At this point neck pain is often unresponsive to treatment. Your doctor will prescribe you medication to manage it. Researchers at Duke University and University of North Carolina […]

Pregnancy depression acupuncture

Depression during pregnancy and Acupuncture

Acupuncture for pregnancy depression Acupuncture for depression is a subject we keep coming back to our blog. Now a new and largest study to date published in Obstetrics & Gynaecology confirms acupuncture to be effective for antenatal or pregnancy depression. There are good reasons why, for the benefit of developing babies, acupuncture becomes a mainstream therapy for this […]

Acupuncture for TMJ

TMJ Acupuncture

Biting, into your favorite delicious chocolate bar, can be a painful experience when you suffer from the temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD or TMJD). But it is only one of the numerous symptoms TMJD can cause. Other symptoms may include headaches or migraines, tooth pain, to name a few. Journal of Orofacial Pain has published a […]