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Tui Na Medical Massage for Lower Back Pain

Tui na  is a form of Chinese medical massage. It differs from most other massage styles due to the type of movements that it involves which include rubbing, rolling, pinching and finger pressure. Tui na is also unique within the massage world in...

Treating Back Pain with Acupuncture and Traditional Oriental Medicine

Back pain is a common condition which most people will experience to some extent during their lifetime. It is also one of the most common reasons why people come for acupuncture treatment.

The Gentle Way Acupuncture Works to Stop Chronic Pain

According to acupuncture theory, pain is a result of a blockage in the circulation of qi and blood. Qi and blood are two of the most vital substances within the body and in order to be healthy, they need to flow freely. This allows them to reach...

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....

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