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The Weird Way Acupuncture Helps Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Here is the original article by Amanda MacMillan  published in Time magazine on March 3rd, 2017 There's new hope for people who suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome, a feeling of numbness, tingling or pain in the hand because of a squeezed nerve at the wrist. It comes in the form of a non-invasive [...]

By | 2017-03-21T12:36:46+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Acupuncture, General health, Personal Injuries|0 Comments

Acupuncture and pain

Acupuncture effectively reduces pain according to research published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Acupuncture groups had significantly greater reductions of pain than both non-treatment control groups and sham (imitation/placebo) control acupuncture groups in multiple high quality studies. Specifically, acupuncture was found effective for reducing pain associated with osteoarthritis, chronic headache, shoulder [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:51+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Acupuncture, General health|0 Comments

Anti-inflammatory Acupuncture Protects From Adhesions

Acupuncture exerts post-operative anti-inflammatory responses thereby preventing abdominal adhesions. Published in the Journal of Surgical Research, investigators have discovered a major biological mechanism that may be responsible for these beneficial effects. The research team concludes, “EA (electroacupuncture) ST36 might reduce the postoperative local inflammatory response, attenuate the angiogenesis and alleviate the adhesion formation partly via [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:51+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Acupuncture, General health|0 Comments

Acupuncture anesthesia for open heart surgery in contemporary China

BACKGROUND: Although the use of acupuncture anesthesia for open heart surgery, which was introduced in China four decades ago, has declined in recent years, there is a renewed interest in it in contemporary China due to the escalating medical costs associated with open heart surgery. This study was aimed to determine whether a combined acupuncture-medicine anesthesia (CAMA) strategy reduces early [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:52+00:00 March 4th, 2015|Acupuncture, General health|0 Comments

Famous athletes who use acupuncture

1) Kobe Bryant - On January 4th, 2013, the NBA superstar took to twitter and posted a picture of his leg with acupuncture needles in it.  2)Mickael Pietrus. This famous NBA player received treatment at the Shaolin Temple in China. 3) Ray Emery – The Chicago Blackhawk  used acupuncture to help in his long recovery process after  surgery in 2010. 4) [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:10:22+00:00 February 17th, 2015|Acupuncture, General health|0 Comments

Parkinson’s disease responds to acupuncture

A friend of mine has suffered from Parkinson’s disease for over 20 years, and Western medicine proved ineffective. When he came to see me earlier this year, he could no longer feed himself or move his neck. He was incontinent, had hand tremors and uncontrollable drooling, and felt very tired. In Chinese medicine, Parkinson’s is [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:52+00:00 February 10th, 2015|Acupuncture, General health|0 Comments

Allergies, particularly nasal allergies, can be treated by acupuncture…

Allergies, particularly nasal allergies, can be treated by acupuncture, without using all the over-the-counter preparations.Even the main stream medical  authorities are now telling the doctors who specialize in ear, throat and nose disorders, that acupuncture should be recommended to their patients.  Our office has great deal of experience in treating allergies. Read here from npr.org: [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:52+00:00 February 5th, 2015|Acupuncture, General health|0 Comments

Vision Loss Reported After Cosmetic Facial Injections

Irreversible vision loss should be added to the list of potential complications associated with injection of cosmetic facial fillers. Michelle V. Carle, MD, from Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group, Los Angeles, California, and colleagues report 3 such cases of blindness or near-complete vision loss in an article published online March 6 in JAMA Ophthalmology. All 3 [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:52+00:00 March 12th, 2014|Acupuncture, General health|0 Comments

Harvard Pilgrim and other insurers pay for acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine at EWMC

We are pleased to announce that we can now accept Harvard Pilgrim subscribers for acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.  Harvard Pilgrim has plans which cover up to 12 treatments, once the benefit is exhausted, under our contract, the subscriber will receive discount off regular prices. We also can accept Mass. Blue Cross and Blue Shield, [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:10:22+00:00 May 23rd, 2011|General health|0 Comments

ACUPUNCTURE, CHINESE HERBS, REIKI, QI GONG in WORCESTER

Acupuncture in Worcester Our office is giving a new meaning to "holistic therapy" definition.  We offer not only acupuncture but also Chinese herbs, Reiki, medical Qi Gong and other alternative medicine modalities described on our main pages.  Our office is the only one, that we know of, where oriental medicine doctor shares space and expertise [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:52+00:00 April 14th, 2011|Acupuncture, General health, Massages, Reiki|0 Comments