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Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is defined as any pain that lasts for 12 weeks or longer. Arthritis, repetitive strain injury, and pain from sports injuries or old car accidents can all be classed as chronic pain. The first line treatment for chronic pain is...

Acupuncture As a Substitute for Opioids

This post was written by Rosalind Bullard, L. Ac - the owner of City Acupuncture Silver Lake, an affordable acupuncture clinic in Los Angeles, CA.

Recently the FDA published a recommendation to doctors that they should start advising patients to...

Six Pilates Exercises to Help Alleviate Your Back Pain

 

 Back Pain

 

Most people live with low-level back pain all the time and avoid activities which make things worse. The problem is that chronic back pain signals a muscular and postural imbalance that can get worse and leave you open to a greater...

Acupuncture for Back Pain: What to Expect

Thankfully, acupuncture is gaining momentum as a safe, effective alternative to drugs and surgery for back pain. If you are thinking about getting acupuncture for back pain, this post will describe what you should expect in a typical session....

3 Smart Ways to Hack Your Chronic Muscular Pain!
Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE, has some kind of ache or pain that pops up here and there. But when those pains become constant, it's time to figure out if you're suffering unnecessarily. Banish "I guess I'm just getting old" from your...
Good Stretches For Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people come to City Acupuncture. We are posting this as the first in a series of video blogs (sorry, I can't hang with the "vlog" moniker) to demonstrate our favorite stretches that you can do at home...

Is Your Child Complaining of Low Back Pain?

If your child complains of low back pain, pay attention. It's relatively common for adults to suffer from non-threatening low back pain. So, when a child complains about it, parents often tell their kids what works for them: rest, be careful, and...

3 Simple Causes and Solutions to Low Back Pain

Low back pain has many causes; too many to name.  The good news is that most causes of low back pain can be easily remedy, the bad news is that most people have no idea how to fix their problem and end up living their life in agony for far too...

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