Cannabidiol or CBD is creating quite a sensation lately due to its dramatic effects on seizures. Many people have seen videos or have heard stories about this substance reducing seizures from hundreds a day to just a few. For those suffering this condition, it can be life changing, allowing a person to live a more […]
Recently, physical therapists (PTs) have added acupuncture to their repertoire in order to help treat musculoskeletal problems. PTs call their style of acupuncture “dry needling” and the law allows them to use it to release “trigger points”. A few PTs will use this acupuncture technique for other reasons, but they are operating illegally, outside their […]
During the 2016 Summer Olympics many Americans were introduced to cupping therapy thanks to Michael Phelps, one of the world’s top, elite swimmers who has brought home a record amount of gold medals. Media paid close attention to this athlete and was naturally intrigued by the circular bruises that appeared on the swimmers back and […]
Back and neck pain is one of the top reasons that people seek treatment from healthcare providers. This makes sense because according to numerous studies, nearly everyone (80% of the total population) will have a bout of back or neck pain at some time in their life bad enough to cause them to seek help. […]
Recently, during a conversation with a colleague, I was reminded that arthritis is one of the top chronic ailments that plague Americans.
Chinese medicine has a long history of successfully treating most types of arthritis. Through the use of herbs, acupuncture, massage, exercise, and nutritional counseling, the symptoms are relieved and the causes are eliminated.