Researchers find acupuncture effective for the relief of cervical spinal syndrome. This condition involves irritation of the spinal nerves located in the neck. Spinal nerves transmit sensory, motor, and autonomic nervous system signals between the spinal cord and the body. Inflammation and impingement present in cervical spinal syndrome results in head, neck, chest, shoulder, or arm pain and dysfunction. The results of the research demonstrates that acupuncture plus moxibustion yields a high total recovery rate. In addition, nearly every patient receiving acupuncture plus moxibustion demonstrated significant improvements.
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Long needle acupuncture, electroacupuncture and Xiaoxingnao acupuncture show positive treatment outcomes for both cervical spondylosis and cervical spondylotic radiculopathy. Two recent research studies find acupuncture a highly effective and flexible method for the treatment of nerve impingement & pain & numbess in the neck sping & soft tissue.
Acupuncture produces a higher rate of pregnancies than fertility medications with significantly less adverse effects. In a controlled clinical trial, researchers document that acupuncture outperforms bromocriptine and bromocriptine plus clomiphene for the treatment of infertility for women with hyperprolactinemia (HPL). Acupuncture produced a 43.3% pregnancy rate whereas fertility medications produced 20% pregnancy rate.
Clinical trials demonstrate that acupuncture relieves chronic constipation and produces greater long-term patient outcomes than drugs. Acupuncture plus herbs produced a high total effective rate and very low relapse rate. Let’s take a look at the results of the investigations.
"Low T," one of the hot medical buzz phrases going around, has been detected and treated in Traditional Chinese Medicine as early as the 1st century CE. What is it, what causes it, do you or someone you know have it, and how can you treat it? You may have noticed the title of this post is "Treating Low T in Men with TCM." Yes, women can have Low T as well. More about that on a future date.
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Affinity Acupuncture has a few openings left tomorrow, 12/23, and next week, 12/28-30. If we don't see you between now and then, we wish you and your families a Happy Holiday season, and look forward to seeing you again in 2016.
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If I were more disciplined about self-care, including immunity-boosting acupuncture sessions as preventative care, I probably wouldn't have this blasted sinus infection. As it is, I'm self-medicating with a bandage holding a bead over the right acupressure point until William can fit me in for a treatment. Feeling good already? Great! We can help keep your immune system ready for battle against the odds. Feeling crummy? We can help with that, too.