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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...

Back Pain: The More You Know...

If you are looking for real back pain relief it will be very useful to know what is causing the problem. This post is a solid introduction to the major causes of back pain, written in plain English - no Medicalese!

Why Does my Back Hurt?

The...

Does Acupuncture Help Back Pain?

WebMD reports a study funded by the National Institutes for Health and done by Group Health Center for Health Studies in Seattle that not only found acupuncture successful at treating back pain, but also found it more effective than conventional...

Is Trigger Point Acupuncture Right For Me?

Trigger points are focused knots of pain located in tightened muscle tissue. They develop out of acute or repetitive overtraining, musculoskeletal imbalance, injury or other kind of strain.

Trigger point acupuncture is a newer style of...

Here's How Acupuncture Helps Back Pain

Recently I wrote about 4 things you do every day that cause back pain. In this post, I wanted to follow up with a basic introduction to how acupuncture can help relieve your pain once it starts.

The foundation of acupuncture lies in the belief...

Do I Have Sciatica? The Epic Story Of The Misdiagnosed New Yorker

Living In NYC With Low Back Pain? It Could Be Sciatica

New York City dwellers, young and old are no strangers to long work days and commutes. Couple a job at the computer with the constant pounding of the pavement and bam, you've got the recipe...

4 Things New Yorkers Do Everyday That Cause Low Back Pain

Have you considered what aspects of your daily routine that may be contributing to your experience of low back pain? Whether you're pounding the New York City pavement or sitting behind a desk all day at work, the movements that drive daily...

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