Athletes Should Try Acupuncture

7 Reasons Why Athletes Should Try Acupuncture

In recent years, athletes have been relying on acupuncture more and more to not only heal the body properly and efficiently but to also prevent future injuries as well. There many benefits of acupuncture which allows athletes to perform at their peak performance, regardless of the sport. Listed below are the many benefits of acupuncture […]

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heat vs ice

Heat or Ice?

​One of the most common questions I get asked often when a patient finishes their initial visit is if they should apply ice or heat to an injured area. The answer to this depends on both the patient’s condition and how long they have had it. In order to understand the when and/or the why […]

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balance taping

What is Balance Taping?

In any athletic performance, injuries are bound to happen, and recovery becomes very crucial. The term ‘balance taping’ has become more mainstream and synonymous with faster, effective recovery times. But what IS balance taping? Simply put, it is the use of kinesiology tape on an area of concern to not only give additional support to […]

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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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sports acupuncture

Top Five Benefits & Conditions Treated with Sports Acupuncture

As you’re probably aware, acupuncture has been growing to be more mainstream as studies continue to be conducted that show its many benefits. However, what you may not have heard of is a growing segment called ‘sports acupuncture’. This has been gaining popularity amongst both professional and non-professional athletes alike due to the wide range […]

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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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Electro Acupuncture

What is Electro Acupuncture?

​What is Electro-Acupuncture?Hi and welcome to Fast Relief Acupuncture! It’s me John Kim, your licensed acupuncturist in the Bergen County region of NJ. First, I would like to apologize for not writing anything for the past few months. The reason for this is that I have gotten not only busy at work (which I cannot […]

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