Acupuncture

The Benefits of Regular Acupuncture Sessions

The Benefits of Regular Acupuncture Sessions

These are difficult times for people to think about health. You cannot open a newspaper, watch the news, scroll through Facebook or flip through Instagram and YouTube without seeing/hearing another article on this year’s bumper crop of viruses, the pros and cons of vaccines, newly emerging heart and orthopedic diseases as well as the usual, mind-spinning conflicting and contradictory dietary […]

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Acupuncture and Elbow Pain

Acupuncture and Elbow Pain

4 to 7 in every 1000 people suffer from elbow pain every year. Persons aged between 40 and 50 years are the most susceptible to elbow pain (Verhaar, 1994). The incidence of this condition is worse in women. For instance, up to 10 percent of women aged between 42 and 46 years experience elbow pain (Vicenzino & Wright, 1996). Many […]

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Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, also known as fibromyalgia syndrome, is a chronic or lasting disorder that is generally symptomized by widespread continuous musculoskeletal aching that comes with memory problems or difficulties in paying attention, fatigue, depression and sleep problems. Fibromyalgia is blamed for amplifying pain around the body’s tender points by impacting on the way the brain processes pain signals. Women are at a […]

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Qi – Interrupted

Qi – Interrupted

People are asking me whether I am ever to go to write for Care Wellness again. My immediate reaction is one of surprise: the concept of having actual “followers”- people out there who read my posts – and people really think that my research into TCM, Chinese herbs and acupuncture amount to more than just my opinion – is, truly, astounding […]

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Acupuncture and Hip Pain

Acupuncture and Hip Pain

The leg and the pelvis connect at the hip joint. When healthy, this ball and socket joint allows free movement of the leg in any direction and makes for ample flexibility. The upper body’s weight is conveyed through the hip when a person is walking, running and standing. As such, apart from being highly flexible, this joint also ought to […]

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Acupuncture and Knee Pain

Acupuncture and Knee Pain

A vast number of people have had to deal with some kind of knee pain at one point in their lives. Whether it be due to day to day wear and tear, injury, or just overuse stemming from sporting activities or work-related tasks, knee pain can be debilitating.  The knee joint is the largest joint in the human body, vital […]

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Acupuncture and Neck Pain

Acupuncture and Neck Pain

Neck pain comprises of the general discomfort as well as stiffness experienced in the regions around the neck, which consist of the neck itself, shoulders, head and arms. The muscles are usually painful and tense with most patients reporting headaches that range from mild to severe. In many cases, the pain results from the spine degenerating. An aging spine translates […]

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Acupuncture and Low Back Pain

Acupuncture and Low Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the commonest types of pain experienced by many adults today. 80% of people experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. Research shows that lower back pain is the leading job-related disability and one of the biggest contributors to missed work days. In the US, lower back pain is one off the […]

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