November 5, 2012

Community Acupuncture makes therapy affordable

Community acupuncture is a great way to afford acupuncture. I offer community acupuncture at Saint Francis Hospital on Tuesdays and Fridays. Nice article in the Colorado Springs Business Journal about how community acupuncture…Read more

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October 31, 2012

Acupuncture may help ease cancer-related fatigue: study

New research in the UK shows that acupuncture may reduce fatigue in cancer patients. Worth a read. The full article is here

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October 17, 2012

Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine for Cancer Patients on NBC News

A surprisingly well done piece on NBC news regarding the use of Acupuncture for treating the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation in cancer patients. Sloan Kettering in NYC has been offering these services…Read more

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Acupuncture vs. Topomax for migraine relief.

Acupuncture vs. Topomax for migraine relief. The whole article is here. “The results revealed that the acupuncture group showed a drop in the average monthly number of migraine headaches from 20.2 to 9.8…Read more

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Chinese Herbal Remedies for Cold and Flu Season

Okay, it is safe to say that Cold and Flu season is once again upon us and there is the added fear about Swine Flu. There is a lot of information for and…Read more

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Acupuncture for Weight Loss

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You know you need to lose weight otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this page right now would you?

I am sure you have tried every diet under the sun. Every weight loss plan, exercise plan, etc, etc…

You have spent countless hours and dollars to try and drop the pounds that never seem to come off or stay off.

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How is a Cure Different from Symptom Relief?

Corrective Care vs. Symptom Relief When you have a health problem most likely you want a “cure” when you visit your doctor. Curing a problem means restoring back to full health, you know……Read more

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Acupuncture Cupping Therapy for Neck and Shoulder Pain

Have you had an accident that created whiplash? Have you been miserable since that car accident or that awkward fall?

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Acupuncturist, pokes holes in overuse of acupuncture clichés: Needles reporters for lack of sharp wit and unimaginative headlines.

Okay, note to anyone reporting on acupuncture: can we stop with the really, really corny puns in the headlines? Please??? Maybe I should be addressing the editors here. I am not really sure, but my “point” (get it?) is still cogent.

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Visits to Acupuncturists increase 32% from 2002 to 2007.

Here is some recent news from the National Institute for Health (NIH). The use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) increased dramatically from 2002 to 2007. In fact, Americans spent 33.9 billion dollars on alternative medicine in 2007 alone!

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