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Fast Relief Acupuncture Utilizes ACP Recommended Treatment for Lower Back Pain

Fast Relief Acupuncture Utilizes ACP Recommended Treatment for Lower Back Pain

Fast Relief Acupuncture specializes in what the American College of Physicians (ACP) is calling “recommended, evidence-based, non- invasive treatment” for lower back pain. An article, published by the ACP, outlines conclusions formed by clinical studies which aimed to discover the best treatment options for acute, subacute and chronic lower back pain. The study results state […]

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How Acupuncture Improves Sports Performance

How Acupuncture Improves Sports Performance

The roster of professional athletes that use acupuncture is long and continues to grow. NFL linebacker James Harrison, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, and professional golfer Bernhard Langer are 3 high-profile figures who have embraced acupuncture, and many professional sports teams have acupuncturists on staff to treat their players. But you don’t have to be a […]

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Electroacupuncture Can Help Your Ankle Sprain

How Electroacupuncture Can Help Your Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are the most common sports-related musculoskeletal injury and make up around 25% of sports injuries. Of those, an estimated 40% will progress to develop chronic functional ankle instability. This not only affects their athletic performance, but also affects the activities of their daily life. This is because the physical stresses from the initial […]

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How Electroacupuncture Can Help Shoulder ‘Stingers’

How Electroacupuncture Can Help Shoulder ‘Stingers’

In contact and collision sports such as football, peripheral nerve injuries are quite common. One American football study showed that the lifetime rate of brachial plexus injuries was 50.3%. This nerve can be found in the neck, with many branches going down to the ribcage, the armpit, and down to the upper arm to the […]

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why choose fast relief acupuncture

Why Choose Fast Relief Acupuncture?

If you’re looking for an experienced and effective acupuncture clinic in Bergen County, NJ look no further and read on to learn why Fast Relief Acupuncture IS the place for YOU!Specialization in Sports Related InjuriesWhether you’ve obtained an injury from weightlifting, cycling, playing football, soccer, golf, tennis or running, we’ve successfully treated it all at […]

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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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