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PFPS: What is it and what to do for it

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a very common cause of knee pain amongst gym goers and runners. According to an article published by Drs. Dixit and DiFiori, it is caused by imbalances in forces controlling patellar tracking during knee flexion and extension (in other words, bending and straightening, respectively), muscle dysfunction, hypermobile patella (‘knee cap’),


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Weight Loss & Acupuncture

“I just can’t believe how good I feel the pounds are just falling off! And I’m able to exercise for longer periods of time w/o getting tired.” The quote is from my past patients experience with acupuncture for weight loss sessions. No, acupuncture is not a miracle for not exercising and eating well. Both are


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Sciatica as a result of Piriformis Syndrome

Sciatica is described as pain due to compression on the sciatic nerve that causes pain and sometimes tingling and numbness in the lower back into the buttock and down either lower extremity. Sometimes, these symptoms can be caused by compression on the sciatic nerve due to contraction or tightness of the piriformis muscle. Symptoms can


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Acupuncture Point Large Intestine 4

One of the most famous and revered acupuncture/acupressure points on the human body is Large Intestine 4.  The point is found in the fleshy area between the first and second metacarpals, better known as the thumb and pointer finger.  If you use your thumb and forefinger of the opposite hand to press here, most people


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ACUPUNCTURE AND CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME

Over one million Americans live with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or CFS, a complicated, frustrating disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that can worsen with physical or mental activity and does not improve with rest.   The cause of CFS has not been identified but factors such as hormones, viruses (EBV) , elevated stress or a compromised


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Acupuncture & Breech Presentation in Pregnancy

Working with your Acupuncturist throughout your pregnancy can aide in helping reduce low back pain, insomnia & fatigue, morning sickness, anxiety, constipation, and breech presentations. Breech presentations in late pregnancy (34 weeks or later) can reduce the woman’s options for continuing with a vaginal birth.  However, with weekly Acupuncture and daily Moxibustion treatments your Acupuncturist


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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is chronic inflammatory condition that most commonly affects the joints and tendons. RA can also affect the lungs, heart, blood vessels, blood, kidneys, eyes and liver but this is less common. RA is an autoimmune disease but It is currently unknown why certain individuals attain the disease and exhibit the symptoms. Current


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Athletes with Acupuncture

Athletes are creatures of habit and perseverance. They strive to improve by continuously practicing and perfecting form and increasing endurance. The key to being a world-class athlete lies in the individual’s ability to RECOVER from training and competitions.  For these reasons many athletes around the globe have found acupuncture to be a key to athletic


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Ear Acupuncture

Ear acupuncture, also known as auricular acupuncture, uses needles and ear seed to stimulate acupuncture points on the ear in order treat health conditions in other areas of the body. A Canadian neuroscientist, Wilder Penfield discovered that maps of the body exist on the surface, or sensory cortex, of the brain. Brain maps are projected on different areas of the body


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