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TWO CONDITIONS THAT ACUPUNCTURE WORKS WELL FOR AND TWO CONDITIONS THAT IT DOES NOT

LOW BACK PAIN; For chronic low back pain, evidence consistently demonstrated that acupuncture or acupuncture plus another intervention such as Physical Therapy provides clinically relevant benefits and functional improvement compared with no treatment .  Because of this acupuncture is now being covered by medicare for the treatment of chronic low back pain!!!   TENSION HEADACHE; 


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Migraines and Physical Therapy

Migraines are chronic headaches associated with various symptoms and levels of severity. They can last 4 hours to 3 days in duration and can vary from mild to severe in sensation. Though primarily treated with medications, patients with migraines can benefit from physical therapy as well. Much like how certain conditions are addressed by treating


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Acupuncture Fun Facts

Personalized medicine refined over thousands of years. By Dr. Andrew Godenick ND L.Ac More and more people are searching for ways to combat illness, relieve pain and heal themselves without drugs or medications. It’s quite fascinating how acupuncture has become widely recognized for treating a multitude of physical as well as mental ailments. The following


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Lymphedema and Physical Therapy

Lymphedema is characterized by an abnormally high accumulation of lymph fluid in the tissues of the body either due to a birth defect or damage to the lymphatic system through surgery or trauma. Lymphedema occurs when lymphatic load (amount of lymphatic fluid) outweighs transport capacity (amount of fluid lymphatic system can transport) resulting in lymphedema


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Acupuncture is Preventative Medicine

Why use acupuncture even when you’re not sick. By Dr. Andrew Godenick ND L.Ac The accumulation of daily stress can throw you off your game, knock your body off balance, block energy channels, and make you more prone to catching a cold or flu, or worse, predispose you to developing chronic disease. Receiving acupuncture in


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Exercise and the Immune System

Regular exercise is one of the pillars of healthy living. It improves cardiovascular health, lowers blood pressure, helps control body weight, and protects against a variety of diseases. Just like a healthy diet, exercise can contribute to general good health and therefore to a healthy immune system. It may contribute even more directly by promoting


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Acupuncture is Preventative Medicine

Receiving acupuncture in a regular manner, is a means of health maintenance.  Like brushing and floss your teeth to prevent cavities, the earliest recordings of the application of acupuncture was to head off health problems before they occur, while allowing the mind, body and spirit to remain peaceful and harmonious.  The accumulation of daily stress


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