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Musculoskeletal

Oriental Medicine for Injury Rehabilitation and Pain Relief
After sustaining an injury, the healing process goes through two stages. The first is called the acute stage and is characterized by redness, swelling, inflammation ...

Acupuncture for Tendonitis Relief and Recovery
Tendonitis is a painful condition resulting from inflammation of the tendons. Tendons are thick bands of strong fibrous tissue that link bone to muscle. Although ...

Acupuncture for Shin Splint Relief
Medial tibial stress syndrome, commonly referred to as shin splints, can be a painful and bothersome condition, but is usually temporary and not a serious ...

Healing a Ruptured or Herniated Disc with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
The terms herniated, slipped or ruptured disc all refer to a problem affecting the intervertebral spinal discs. When a disc ruptures, it means that the ...

Treating Degenerative Disc Disease with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Degenerative disc disease occurs when the intervertebral discs located in the spine become damaged. The purpose of these discs is to provide cushioning between the ...

Injury Reducing Strengthening Exercises
One of the best ways to wake up is by giving your arms a great big stretch in the morning, and if you can get ...

Reclaim Balance and Stability with Acupuncture
Our sense of balance and stability can be thrown off for many reasons. Muscle weakness, joint stiffness, inner ear problems, side effects from certain prescription ...

Acupuncture: A Viable Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition affecting the arms and hands. The signs include numbness, tingling, pain, burning, and weakness in these parts of the ...

Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Relief
Have you ever experienced numbness, pain, or any other unpleasant sensations in your hands or arms that forced you to slow down or take a ...

Plantar Fasciitis: Can Acupuncture Help?
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common disorders affecting the heel and underside (also known as plantar side) of the foot. The thick connective ...

Is Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine a Viable Treatment for Gout?
If you've suddenly woken up in the middle of the night due to extreme pain in your big toe, perhaps even feeling as though the ...

Myasthenia Gravis: What It Is & How Acupuncture Can Help
Myasthenia gravis is a neuromuscular disorder causing muscles under voluntary control to tire and become easily fatigued. This happens when the muscles and the nerves ...

Bursitis: What Acupuncture Can Do for You
Bursitis is a painful medical condition that develops when the bursae become inflamed. These small fluid-filled sacs provide lubrication and cushion to the joints, thereby ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Helps with Strains, Sprains and Pulled Muscles
Imagine you've just sprained your ankle. The pain, swelling and redness start up almost immediately. Your first reaction is instinctual -- take pressure off your ...

Acupuncture Helps Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome is a medical condition that produces an irresistible impulse to move the legs due to intense, uncomfortable sensations. The specific types of ...

Shin Splint Relief with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Tibial stress syndrome, commonly known as shin splints, causes pain on the front part of the lower leg. Often, overused leg muscles are the culprit ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Musculoskeletal Issues
The musculoskeletal system consists of connective tissues including joints, ligaments, and tendons.   Problems with the musculoskeletal system can result in inflammation and pain and, ultimately ...

Essential Nutrients for Musculoskeletal Health
A healthy musculoskeletal system is important for everyone as the system is continuously tested by stress and exercise.  Incorporate these nutrients into your diet to ...

Get Relief from Repetitive Stress Injuries with Acupuncture
Repetitive stress injuries (RSI) are the most common job-related injuries and are responsible for the highest number of days lost among all work related injuries.   ...

Sufferers of Chronic Fatigue Find Relief With Oriental Medicine
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is far more than just being tired.  It is a frustrating, complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that may worsen with ...

Treating Back Pain with Acupuncture & TCM
Chronic Back Pain is one of the most common reasons people seek medical attention. It has been estimated that up to 80% of the world's ...

Study Shows Acupuncture Effective for TMJ
Acupuncture Effective for TMJ Patients suffering TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) can find relief from acupuncture.  Research conducted at the Ribeirão Preto Dental School, São Paulo ...

Study Shows that Acupuncture Effective in Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Acupuncture is as effective as the corticosteroid, prednisone, for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), according to a new study.The randomized, controlled study that ...

Acupuncture for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common job-related injuries and is responsible for the highest number of days lost among all work ...

Real and Simulated Acupuncture Appear Effective for Back Pain
Newswise -- Three types of acupuncture therapy including an individually tailored program, standard therapy, and a simulation involving toothpicks at key acupuncture points appear more ...

Acupuncture and Low Back Pain
Low back pain is an extremely common concern, affecting anywhere from 75 to 90 percent of people at some point in their lives. Low back ...

Acupuncture and Injury Rehabilitation
Acupuncture excels in the treatment of sports, work, auto accident rehabilitation, and post operative pain.  Injury & Post Operative PainIf you have suffered an injury ...

Acupuncture Helps Relieve Lower Back Pain
A British study published in September 2006 found that acupuncture showed the greatest benefit for patients who suffer pain in the lower back, and is ...

Electroacupuncture, Laser Therapy Relieve Arthritis Pain
A Norwegian research study has found that people with osteoarthritic knee pain may experience relief through electroacupuncture, low-level laser therapy, or electrical nerve stimulation.Dr. Jan ...

Acupuncture and Back Pain
Back pain is one of the most prevalent reasons people seek health care. Millions of working days and countless hours of activity and fun are ...