Posts From July, 2020



Acupuncture point Gallbladder 34

GB34, Yang Ling Quan, translated as Yang Mound Spring is located in the depression anterior and inferior to the head of the fibula. It is the he-sea point of the Gallbladder channel. He-sea points are located around the elbow or knees and metaphorically describes the merge of the rivers (of qi) joining and emptying into


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Moxibustion of ST36 for Immunity

The acupuncture point ST36, also known as Zu San Li, is located below the patella, 3 cun below ST35, 1 finger-breadth lateral from the anterior border of the tibia. It is considered one of the most tonifying points on the body. It is used to benefit the stomach and spleen, harmonize the intestines, tonify the


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4 Doors

4 doors are a set of points on the abdomen that consists of RN12 (zhong wan), ST25 (tian shu), and RN6 (qi hai). The 4 points surround the umbilicus. RN12 is on the midline of the body, 4 cun above the umbilicus. RN6 is also on the midline of the body, 1.5 cun below the


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Home Exercise Program Innovation: Tips for Maintaining a Comprehensive Exercise Program with What You’ve Got

Now more than ever, the importance of home exercise is paramount. Whether you are just trying to keep in shape, or you are attempting to maintain an exercise program given to you by a physical therapist, being able to maintain a comprehensive exercise program, especially without the ability to utilize gym facilities, can be challenging.


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Acupuncture and Adaptation to Emotional

According to studies done on psychological stress and the human immune system, physiological responses to stress are considered an evolutionary factor in our adaptation for survival.  Immunity is one of those adaptive responses and over the course of existence, humans along with other organisms, have genetically mutated for the accommodation of life’s traumas and environmental


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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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