Acupuncture Is Not Painful

What does acupuncture feel like? Each person is different. During the insertion of needles, some people feel nothing, while others experience a quick twinge, which may be followed by tingling, numbness, heaviness or warmth. Unlike …

Acupuncture And Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most prevalent reasons people seek health care in this country. Millions of working days and countless hours of activity and fun are lost each year due to back pain. …

Olympic Coach Amazed By Acupuncture

Tony Smith, the Canadian gymnastics team coach tried acupuncture for the first time and was amazed by the results. After just one session at the Olympic Village clinic, his back pain vanished. “It really does …

Acupuncture Helps Relieve Migraine Pain

At the University of Padua, Dr. Enrico Facco and his colleagues conducted a randomized, controlled study with 160 patients who suffered from migraines without aura and found that ONLY the true acupuncture group had steady, …

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Herbal medicine is the use of plants, flowers and minerals for healing. Herbs are highly specific in their actions and possess diverse qualities and properties to target different aspects of an ailment. Herbs are classified …

What is Cupping?

In my last post, I featured a photo of Wang Qun, an Olympic Chinese swimmer who used cupping to reduce pain before the Beijing Games began. This is the perfect time to give an explanation …