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Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia is a condition that affects the trigeminal nerve (the 5th cranial nerve), one of the largest nerves in the head. TN is primarily known for the intense level of pain it causes. The trigeminal nerve is responsible for sending impulses of touch, pain, pressure and temperature to the brain from the face, jaw,


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Fight the Flu with Acupuncture

Many people don’t know this, but acupuncture is used as a preventive medicine. Acupuncture involves the insertion of hair-thin needles into certain points on the body, which creates an immune response. The response that the acupuncture needles have, signal the body to heal itself and fight off pathogens. Therefore, getting acupuncture treatment can be an


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Hip Snapping Syndrome

Hip Snapping Syndrome by Steven Rozov Many people experience an audible “snapping” or “popping” sensation at their hip when moving their legs while walking, performing exercises, or going up stairs. This sound may also be accompanied by a painful or burning sensation that often starts out tolerable but becomes a constant pain that may feel


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Acupuncture Point Gallbladder 34

GB34 or Yanglingquan AKA Yang Mound Spring is located below the outside of the knee, in a tender depression 1 body inch anterior and inferior to the head of the fibula. For the lay person the fibula is the smaller of the two bones of the lower leg. According to Peter Deadman the author of


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Rotator Cuff Rehab v. Surgery

Rotator cuff rehab vs. surgery   The rotator cuff (RTC) is a complex network of muscles and tendons that helps support and provide stability to the shoulder joint, as well as provide full range of motion. There has been discussion amongst clinicians on whether non-operative treatment can heal and return patients to their previous quality-of-life,


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Chiropractic | Sciatica | Manalapan | Red Bank | Lake Como

What to Do When Your Back Hurts

Did you know that over 50% of people suffer from recurring back pain and/or have persistent chronic pain following their injury? In fact, a study following people 5 years after their first episode of pain revealed that they reported a significant decline in their overall quality of life, with pain directly impacting their livelihoods and


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Knee Replacement – What to Expect

A Knee replacement is a surgery that should be considered when daily tasks like walking, standing, and transferring from sitting to standing become painful. It is usually recommended to individuals who have severe arthritis or other significant injury. A knee replacement is classified under the heading of a total knee replacement or partial knee replacement.


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Excess Fluid In the Body

The treatment of excess fluid in the body through acupuncture is a curious thing. Many times I’ve met patients with sudden onset of overactive tear ducts, and swollen joints for example. Many times the cause of the sudden onset of these excesses are due to emotional trauma, such as loss of a loved one, a


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Core Strengthening

Imagine having difficulty standing back up to vertical position after bending forward, or having difficulty reaching something up in the cabinet without causing lower back pain. It may be due to having poor core muscles strength. Core stability is important not only for optimal sports performance but also for balance and stability, prevention of lower


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Face your Fears with Acupuncture

Face your Fears with Acupuncture Acupuncture is a holistic medicine that incorporates treating the mind, body and spirit. As an acupuncturist, it is important to ask patients how they are doing emotionally when they come in for their treatments. Stress can impact people differently, but it usually effects one’s emotional well-being and can cause anger,


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