At Acupuncture in the Park, pain relief is one of the most common treatments we perform. Many people believe that pain is a very simple thing: you have pain, and you want it to go away. Or at least you want it to be better.
For some people, pain is anything but simple. It . . . → Read More: Acupuncture for Pain Relief
Over the years at Acupuncture in the Park, we’ve found that it’s the rare person who sleeps really well; that person who drifts off easily, stays asleep all night long, and wakes refreshed in the morning ready to take on the day. Why is that?
As kids, sleep seemed pretty simple–you were tired at . . . → Read More: Chinese Medicine and Why You Don’t Sleep
Dan* called Acupuncture in the Park out of the blue a couple of months ago. I had seen Dan for low back and hip pain a couple of years ago, but now his hip was really bothering him and he wanted to know if I could help. Apparently he had been limping along with really intense . . . → Read More: The Role of Acupuncture in Joint Replacement
Briana’s* case was a typical one for someone with shoulder pain. She came to us complaining of achy pain in the front and side of her shoulder. The pain began slowly, but kept getting worse. While Briana’s pain was dull and achy most of the time, as soon as she tried to raise her . . . → Read More: Acupuncture for Rotator Cuff Pain
Score one for acupuncture! In a newly published review of over two dozen studies on the effectiveness of acupuncture, researchers concluded that acupuncture worked better than usual pain treatments for chronic headaches, back pain, and arthritis.
This analysis of previous research involved almost 18,000 people who rated their pain on a scale of 1 . . . → Read More: Does Acupuncture Work?
Last week I was at a networking event of CAM healers in the Minneapolis area, where I met a number of practitioners working with really interesting therapies. During one conversation, I was asked what kinds of conditions I treated most frequently. Hmmm…good question.
Actually, my answer was pretty simple and straight forward: Lately I . . . → Read More: Depression, Lack of Motivation, and Chinese Medicine
I (Lynn) have been going to a boot camp class for the past six months. Twice a week, I get up at 5:45 am. to be at class at 6:15, so I can have my butt kicked for an hour. It’s a great workout, and over time, it’s getting a little easier.
Yesterday morning, . . . → Read More: Treating Elbow Pain with Acupuncture