acupuncture parkinson’s disease

acupuncture parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a common progressive neurodegenerative disease in middle aged and elderly people. The prevalence of PD in people aged more than 65 is 1.7%, posing a serious threat to the health of middle-aged and elderly people. Till now, no effective treatment is available that would slow down or halt PD progression. It is characterized by static tremors, myotonia, bradykinesia, abnormal posture, and... (read more)

thread embedding acupuncture

thread embedding acupuncture

Thread Embedding Therapy is the method of using disposable special acupuncture needles to implant absorbable biomedical material into specific acupoints. This method prevents and treats diseases by continuous stimulation of the acupoints. Thread embedding acupuncture (TEA) is special type of acupuncture that inserts medical threads (eg, catgut or polydioxanone (PDO)) into subcutaneous tissue or muscles at specific points (eg, traditional acupuncture points or tender points).... (read more)

why do celebrities use acupuncture?

why do celebrities use acupuncture?

Sometimes, we do bonkers things to look beautiful and improve our skin, but is sticking needles in your face going too far? Acupuncture, the practice of sticking said needles into your body, is an ancient Chinese medical practice that has been alleged to work wonders on the body. Some celebrities swear by it. It may seem strange, but celebrities everywhere are getting acupuncture treatments. You... (read more)

acupuncture for relaxation

acupuncture for relaxation

These days, stress has become part and parcel of our lives. Though it is not a good state of mind to be in, it warns that you are going to encounter many problematic situations. Some people may feel without stress one cannot feel motivated to work, but this is not the right way to think. In small amounts, stress could be a good thing, but... (read more)

effects of cupping therapy

effects of cupping therapy

What is cupping? Cupping is a type of alternative therapy that originated in China. It involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. The suction may facilitate healing with blood flow. Proponents also claim the suction helps facilitate the flow of “qi” in the body. Cupping increases blood circulation to the area where the cups are placed. This may relieve muscle tension, which can... (read more)

acupuncture for numbness

acupuncture for numbness

Acupuncture is a component of traditional Chinese medicine. During acupuncture, tiny needles are inserted into the skin at various pressure points across the body. According to Chinese tradition, acupuncture helps balance the flow of energy, or qi (pronounced “chee”), within your body. This new energy balance stimulates the body’s healing abilities. From the point of view of Western medicine, acupuncture stimulates the nerves and muscles.... (read more)

Acupuncture Reverses Chemotherapy Side Effects

Acupuncture Reverses Chemotherapy Side Effects

In the United States, acupuncture is used to treat a variety of symptoms and conditions associated with cancer and the side effects of cancer treatments. A number of cancer centers in the U.S., including Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) in Boston, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston are integrating acupuncture into cancer care. Despite interest by conventional care... (read more)

How often can you have acupuncture

How often can you have acupuncture

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medicine-based approach to treating a variety of conditions by triggering specific points on the skin with needles. Paul Kempisty, licensed acupuncturist with a MS in traditional Oriental medicine, explains, “[Acupuncture is] a minimally invasive method to stimulate nerve-rich areas of the skin surface in order to influence tissues, gland, organs, and various functions of the body.” “Each... (read more)

acupuncture for eczema

acupuncture for eczema

Eczema is a condition where patches of skin become inflamed, itchy, red, cracked, and rough. Blisters may sometimes occur. The word “eczema” is also used specifically to talk about atopic dermatitis, the most common type of eczema. “Atopic” refers to a collection of diseases involving the immune system. Fast facts on eczema   Certain foods can trigger symptoms, such as nuts and dairy. Symptoms vary... (read more)

Acupuncture for treating diabetic tingling feet

Acupuncture for treating diabetic tingling feet

Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can occur if you have diabetes. High blood sugar (glucose) can injure nerves throughout your body. Diabetic neuropathy most often damages nerves in your legs and feet. Depending on the affected nerves, diabetic neuropathy symptoms can range from pain and numbness in your legs and feet to problems with your digestive system, urinary tract, blood vessels... (read more)