July 27, 2016

Hypothalamus and amygdala response to acupuncture stimuli in carpal tunnel syndrome

Brain processing of acupuncture stimuli in chronic neuropathic pain patients may underlie its beneficial effects. We used fMRI to evaluate verum and sham acupuncture stimulation at acupoint LI-4 in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) patients and healthy controls (HC). CTS patients were retested after 5 weeks …

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July 27, 2016

Somatosensory cortical plasticity in carpal tunnel syndrome treated by acupuncture

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common entrapment neuropathy of the median nerve characterized by paresthesias and pain in the first through fourth digits. We hypothesize that aberrant afferent input from CTS will lead to maladaptive cortical plasticity, which may be corrected by appropriate therapy. …

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July 12, 2016

Hearing loss with severe vertigo, Meniere’s disease?

Hearing loss with severe vertigo, Meniere’s disease? Patient who is in his late 30’s came to my office for Meniere’s disease. He was diagnosed to many different disease for his ears and came up with unknown diagnosis. He had been suffering from it over a …

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July 8, 2016

Why you will fail to lose weight with one food diet.

Why you will fail to lose weight with one food diet. We need balanced meal with carbohydrate, protein, fat, mineral, vitamin… to be healthy. However, if we opt to take one kind of food only as a meal such as banana, it will make body …

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July 5, 2016

What will happen when the muscular pain becomes chronic pain?

What will happen when the muscular pain becomes chronic pain? It will trigger neighbor muscle to get inflamed since muscle are not working individually but interactively.For example, once low trapezius muscle gets inflamed then it will effect upper trapezius, then it will affect temporalis muscle …

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July 1, 2016

Patients still ask about the term, ‘Damp-Phlem’.

Patients still ask about the term, ‘Damp-Phlem’. In terms of oriental medicine, It is the practically, Body waste which didn’t get absorbed nor come out of the body. When it travels around your body, It could end up staying in vessels, Lymph system, Any organs, …

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June 28, 2016

Acupuncture treatment could help for weight loss by promoting metabolism and curbing your appetite.

Acupuncture treatment could help for weight loss by promoting metabolism and curbing your appetite. Especially with electrical stimulator on top of needle can promote catecholamine which stimulates the fat to be burned more. We can use the needle to arms, legs, or stomach area most …

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June 23, 2016

Summer is just around the corner.

Summer is just around the corner. Many of our patients are working out and try to get fit for the season of exposed skin. On the other hand, We often see the rest of our patients are still depending on medical assistant for losing weight …

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June 10, 2016

Holistic Health Care for Musicians and Everybody else!

Holistic Health Care for Musicians and Everybody else! We are a team of holistic practitioners, including acupuncturists, massage therapists, physical therapists, aestheticians, Reiki ractitioners, and holistic medical doctors. Unlike conventional medicine that focuses on attempting to treat disease once it occurs, our practice emphasizes improving …

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June 10, 2016

25 years old female patient came in for sudden right ankle pain from working out strenuously.

25 years old female patient came in for sudden right ankle pain from working out strenuously. She was not in shape and exerted herself too much and hurt her right ankle. She wasn’t sure which movement or work out made her ankle like that. She …

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