December 16, 2016

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Lots of people use smart phone and computer all day long these days, which ultimately causes carpal tunnel syndrome. In terms of oriental medical, carpal tunnel syndrome mainly can be related to stress and the posture. Once people get stress from work, …

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November 29, 2016

Acupuncture for constipation – ‘relationship between constipation and weight gaining’

Acupuncture for constipation – ‘Relationship between constipation and weight gaining’ Constipation is defined as your number of bowel movement reduced to less than 3 times a week. 3 times a day to 3 times a week of bowel movement is considered to be a normal. It …

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November 23, 2016

Four needle technique for back pain.

Four needle technique for back pain Briefly, We can list 10 types of back pain 1. Lung deficient type: Back warps like a bow so it’s normally bent forward 2. Gall bladder deficient type: Feel sharp pain through the skin. It’s hard to turn your …

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November 18, 2016

Q and A for weight loss acupuncture

Q and A for weight loss acupuncture When it comes to obesity, simply it can be determined by body mass index(BMI) which is higher than 25 is considered to be overweight. 1. When you are on a diet, is it good to drink more water? …

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November 16, 2016

Back Pain Acupuncture

Back Pain Acupuncture – When the pain lasts longer than 6 months then we call it lumbago-chronic back pain. Spine is only foundation for our body to support us to stand. It’s prone to occur for those whose job involves physical activities a lot or …

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November 7, 2016

Weight Loss Acupuncture

Obesity is mainly caused by excessive food intake than consumption of the energy, even though it could be caused by genetics, medical conditions(arthritis, inflammation, indigestion, chronic fatigue syndrome, and so on), or mental illness. As I mentioned in earlier blog, counting on one-food-diet (eating only …

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October 31, 2016

Hair Loss + Acupuncture

A few decades ago, more than half of those who suffered from baldness was due to genetic reason, but lately lots of patients are coming to see us from stress and fatigue. In terms of oriental medicine, all the reason for it was from qi …

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October 3, 2016

Cupping Glass Therapy

After seen on TV from Olympic Team USA’s hero, Michael Phelps’ back black marks, We do get lots of inquiries about cupping. It’s not something that is a new technique. It’s been used in Asian country for thousands of years. Even though scientific researches are …

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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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