Category Archives for "Pain Relief"

How Electroacupuncture Inhibits Pain

How Electroacupuncture Inhibits Pain: On A Chemical Level

​The study “Mechanism of Acupuncture-Electroacupuncture on Persistent Pain” published in February 2015 shows that electroacupuncture activates the nervous system in a different way when in healthy conditions than in pain conditions. Electroacupuncture blocks pain by being able to activate several different bioactive chemicals though spinal, peripheral, and supraspinal mechanisms. These chemicals include opioids, which are […]

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Office Posture and Acupuncture

Ever feel stiff or pain on your neck, shoulder, mid- back, or low back from sitting too long in your office chair? Even after receiving treatments such massage, chiropractic, physical therapy, and acupuncture, does the same pain still persist in these areas without getting any relief? This is typically caused by an improper sitting posture […]

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Acupuncture Can Be Effective Migraine Relief

​Many people suffer from migraine headaches. The pain and discomfort can be so debilitating that it prevents people from performing simple, daily tasks. Migraines are often described as a ‘sharp, piercing pain’ inside the head. Migraines cause severe headaches that last for many days and could possibly affect a person’s vision causing them to see […]

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TMJ Pain Treatment Protocol

​TMJ PainTMJ (Temporo- mandibular joint) pain is a common disorder of the jaw that affects millions of people each day. Due to the pain in the area, simple actions such as opening and closing of the mouth are affected making basic movements such as chewing or talking more difficult and laborious. While the pain and […]

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