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06Mar 2017

For all of the talk and speculation regarding the efficacy of acupuncture therapy, many actually find themselves unable to describe what happens in an actual treatment session. The first thing to know is that there are many different types of acupuncture, each with their own variation on the flagship therapy. Certain types even omit therapeutic […]

06Mar 2017

When patients start contemplating acupuncture for pain or any other condition, they have a variety of questions regarding the effectiveness of treatment and what it will mean for their quality of life, particularly the schedule of their sessions. One of the most frequent questions they have is “How often do I have to go?” The […]

06Mar 2017

A common concern for patients considering acupuncture or any other form of therapy is their ability to pay. One of the first questions they ask is if their insurance will cover treatment. There is no singular way to answer this question, and the response will depend upon each individual patient’s insurance situation. It is recommended […]

06Mar 2017

Despite its use in the treatment of various pain-related conditions and other ailments for thousands of years, acupuncture has had to repeatedly defend itself to certain skeptics. There continues to be ongoing conversation in many clinical circles regarding the legitimacy acupuncture. This skepticism has directly contributed to both cultural and institutional resistance to the idea […]

06Mar 2017

When considering acupuncture or any other form of pain-management, it is natural to wonder about the scope and frequency of its use. Simply put, patients like to know that their therapy of choice is proven and widely embraced before we commit to it. The reality is that more and more doctors are turning to acupuncture […]

06Mar 2017

We all want the best for our children. When we see them in pain and we’re unable to do anything about it, it’s one of the worst feelings imaginable. We owe it to our sons and daughters, and ourselves, to do everything we can to help them feel better. In more and more cases over […]

06Mar 2017

When considering acupuncture, or even discussing its clinical use, it helps to know that there are many different forms of this technique being practiced around the world. Many have a unilateral idea of what acupuncture treatment looks like. They conjure images of a patient laid out on a medical table with a seemingly endless amount […]

06Mar 2017

Those with a limited understanding of the context and clinical application of acupuncture often associate the treatment with only one word: needles. Many let their fear of needles preclude them from taking advantage of this amazing and dynamic therapy. The reality is that whatever mild, if any, discomfort patients may experience during acupuncture treatment will […]

06Mar 2017

Cancer wreaks havoc on the body. If the direct symptoms don’t end up debilitating sufferers, the rigors of chemotherapy often do. In an effort to deal with their pain, and maintain some semblance of quality of life, cancer patients often engage in a variety of alternative therapies to help relieve pain and keep themselves healthy […]

06Mar 2017

We all want to live longer and do as much as we can while we’re alive. Unfortunately the aging process often has other ideas in mind. As we get older and our bodies start to break down, we often find ourselves less able to maintain an active lifestyle and do the things that we used […]