Acupuncture News and Research

Curious to know the latest oriental medicine trends and findings? Keep up to date with my blog postings focused on relevant acupuncture news and research.

Deep Tissue Massage vs Cupping for Pain in Edmonton

    Both deep tissue massage and cupping are effective therapies for healing the body and alleviating pain. They can either be utilized separately on their own or be combined together to achieve the desired results.   Deep Tissue Massage For Pain   Deep tissue massage involves using slow, deep Read more ...

By |August 12, 2021|Categories: Blog, Massage, Pain Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Deep Tissue Massage vs Cupping for Pain in Edmonton

Acupuncture For Pre and Post Surgery Care in Edmonton

  As so many of us have experienced, often the pain that comes after surgery can linger for long periods of time and become unbearable. Medications are then usually encouraged through Western medicine to help with the pain. However, they are taxing on the body. And on top of that, Read more ...

By |July 20, 2021|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton, Pain Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture For Pre and Post Surgery Care in Edmonton

Healing Injuries with Acupuncture in Edmonton

Acupuncture is a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine – a system of internal medicine that has been successfully treating many different aliments for thousands of years. It is recognized by the National Institute of Health and the World Health Organization as an effective and safe therapy for healing injuries. Read more ...

By |July 16, 2021|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Pain Management|Comments Off on Healing Injuries with Acupuncture in Edmonton

Acupuncture for Back and Neck Pain

Back, neck and muscular pain can be difficult and debilitating to experience. In fact, this type of pain often reduces a person’s quality of life and makes day-to-day activities harder due to immobility. Overall, 18.9% of adults over the age of 18 suffer from chronic pain (CP) with a number Read more ...

By |January 2, 2017|Categories: Blog, Pain Management|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Back and Neck Pain

Acupuncture for Hormonal Imbalance

Did you know that nearly 80% of women suffer from symptoms due to a hormonal imbalance and that men can also suffer from gradual hormonal imbalances as they age? The truth is, hormonal imbalances are often very difficult to deal with and are hard to detect. They tend to manifest Read more ...

By |December 8, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Men's Health, Pain Management, Reproductive Health, Women's Health|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Hormonal Imbalance

Acupuncture and Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome, known colloquially as PMS, is characterized by a set of symptoms that appear a week to 10 days before a menstrual cycle and usually fades within a few hours of menstrual flow. PMS can range from mild to severe: some women may only experience short-lived or minor symptoms Read more ...

By |August 25, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Pain Management, Women's Health|Comments Off on Acupuncture and Premenstrual Syndrome

Acupuncture and Cancer Care

In modern Western medicine, a variety of cancer treatments are generally administered to remove cancer masses, shrink tumors and rid the body of cancer cells. However, while these treatments can be effective, it is difficult to detect any free cancer cells that could still exist in the body post-treatment. These Read more ...

By |July 27, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, Pain Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture and Cancer Care

Edmonton Acupuncture for Management of Chronic Fatigue

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (or CFS) is characterized by the feeling of excessive fatigue that weighs a person down in their day-to-day life – regardless of how much sleep or rest they may get. It presents fatigue in various forms from physical pain to psychiatric conditions like depression, and this can Read more ...

By |June 17, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, Pain Management, Stress, Wellness|Comments Off on Edmonton Acupuncture for Management of Chronic Fatigue

The Benefits of Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that affects soft tissue, muscles, and nerves which is due to a glitch in the central nervous system in the body. Those suffering from fibromyalgia may experience a wide range of symptoms, from hypersensitivity, joint and muscle aches, back aches, headaches and trouble sleeping to Read more ...

By |June 3, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Fibromyalgia, Pain Management, Wellness|Comments Off on The Benefits of Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture for Migraine Prevention

According to the American Headache Society, acupuncture for migraine prevention seems to be at least as effective as conventional drug preventative therapy and is safe, long lasting, & cost-effective. Background Migraine is a complex and multifactorial brain disorder affecting approximately 18% of women and 5% of men in the United Read more ...

By |March 2, 2015|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Migraines, Pain Management|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Migraine Prevention

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