Calming the Disturbed Meridians: A Way to Treat “Phantom” Pain

Calming the Disturbed Meridians: A Way to Treat “Phantom” Pain By Pamela E. Ferguson, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA and GSD-CI, LMT (TX) From Acupuncture Today Margot J. was advised by her oncologist to talk to a psychiatrist about her post-mastectomy phantom pain. Instead, her friends sent her to me. Interesting situation—she’d recently experienced a double … Read more…

Study Supports Using Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia Symptom Relief

Study Supports Using Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia Symptom Relief By: Vanessa Vogel Batt L.Ac., MSTOM The British Columbia Medical Journal (BCMJ) published a revealing study investigating the effectiveness of using acupuncture plus counseling to treat symptoms of fibromyalgia. The article entitled “Treatment of fibromyalgia with acupuncture and counseling,” details the methods and results of the scientific … Read more…

Study Shows Acupuncture is Effective for Treating Parkinsons Disease

Study Shows Acupuncture is Effective for Treating Parkinsons Disease By: Vanessa Vogel Batt L.Ac., MSTOM A 2017 study showed promising results for the use of acupuncture to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Results were published in the journal Medicine (Baltimore) under the title “Clinical effectiveness of acupuncture on Parkinson disease.”  The conventional treatment for … Read more…

Acupuncture MRI Results After Ischemic Stroke

Acupuncture MRI Results After Ischemic Stroke Acupuncture regulates brain regions for ischemic stroke patients. Southern Medical University researchers gathered MRI data in a controlled clinical trial consisting of both healthy subjects and patients suffering from ischemic stroke. In a controlled human clinical trial, Waiguan (TB5) applied unilaterally to the right arm produced significant MRI findings. … Read more…

Breaking Acupuncture News: Study Shows Acupuncture is Effective for Treating Parkinsons Disease

Study Shows Acupuncture is Effective for Treating Parkinsons Disease By: Vanessa Vogel Batt L.Ac., MSTOM A 2017 study showed promising results for the use of acupuncture to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Results were published in the journal Medicine (Baltimore) under the title “Clinical effectiveness of acupuncture on Parkinson disease.”  The conventional treatment for … Read more…

Acupuncture Increases Brain Function for Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Acupuncture Increases Brain Function for Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) By: Vanessa Vogel Batt, L.Ac., MSTOM There has been a push in recent years to study mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which causes issues with memory, cognition and learning. MCI occurs prior to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease in elderly patients and the symptoms go … Read more…

Acupuncture for Prolapse

Acupuncture for Prolapse: this article was written by Pramod Kerkar, MD, FFARCSI. I recommend people to read this article and I strongly agree with his opinion. According to my clinic experience, acupuncture is very effective way of treating prolapses. The following is from Dr. Pramond Kerkar “Prolapses are common and natural conditions that may occur … Read more…

8 Acupuncture Benefits for Menopausal Women

8 Acupuncture Benefits for Menopausal Women By: Catherine Roberts Acupuncture, the ancient Chinese medicine that targets various pressure points, or energy channels along the body, has been used to heal chronic conditions, promote weight loss, and improve injuries. However, recently several medical studies credited the holistic approach with easing the following menopausal symptoms… Eases Hot Flashes Perhaps … Read more…

Multi-Dimensional Acupuncture: 3D, 4D & 5D

Multi-Dimensional Acupuncture: 3D, 4D & 5D By Darren Starwynn, OMD, LAc Maggie is an intuitive healer and workshop leader who I met on a recent hike. While we were talking she told me how she had to take it easy because of her knees. She said that her doctor told her that she has the … Read more…

Acupuncture and Longevity

Expert reveals top five longevity acupuncture points By Wang Ao (People’s Daily Online) The well-known massage expert of traditional Chinese medicine has shared 5 acupuncture points of your bodies, which could delay senescence and promote longevity, according to a recent report by China’s Life Times. No. 1 Qihai acupuncture point, also called the lower pubic region, is … Read more…