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Headaches and neck pain: Acupuncture can help

A headache is a pain in the head due to a cause. Headaches may result from any number of factors, including tension, muscle contraction, vascular problems, withdrawal from certain medications, injury or a joint restriction. Headaches fall into three main categories: tension-type, migraine and cervicogenic. Tension-type headaches are the most frequent. People who endure tension-type headaches usually feel mild to moderate pain on both sides of the head. The pain is usually described as tight, stiff or constricting, as if something is being wrapped around your head and squeezed tightly. While migraines affect far fewer people and have a much shorter duration, however, their symptoms are much more severe. They typically affect women more frequently, with pain that usually occurs on one side of the head. Migraines can be so severe that they can cause loss of appetite, blurred vision, nausea and even vomiting. Cervicogenic headaches are the most recently diagnosed type of headache and are caused by muscle or jo ...

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Athletes Recover Faster with Acupuncture

With Ironman just around the corner triathletes are in their last ditch effort to increase their endurance and delay “the wall.”

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How Cupping Therapy Can Improve Your Health by: Dr. Pamela Langenderfer

Cupping therapy is one of the oldest methods of traditional Chinese medicine.

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Metabolic Syndrome: Chronic Disease of todays lifestyle.

Metabolic syndrome is combination of issues that occur together and increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and early death.

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Natural Treatments for IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (commonly known as "IBS") affects millions of people on a daily basis.  The symptoms of IBS may include constipation, bloating, abdominal cramping, gas or diarrhea. While medications can provide immediate relief, the results are usually temporary and do not treat the underlying causes of the digestive problem.

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Iliotbial Band: Successful Treatment with Form and Function

The Iliotibial band (ITB) is an extremely strong band of fascia (a form of Connective tissue) that runs from the top of the pelvis, down the outside of the leg, before eventually inserting onto the tibia, fibula, and patella.

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Acupuncture helps PTSD by Dr. Pamela Langenderfer

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after
exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was
threatened.

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Insurance & Acupuncture, Part I of III

I am excited to write an article for you on Insurance Billing Information for Acupuncture! As you can imagine there is much information on this subject so we decided to put together a series of articles for you. Enjoy Part I, and keep an eye out for Parts II, and III! ~Morgana

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Acupuncture Pre and Post-surgery Helps with Pain and Nausea

If you've had facial plastic surgery, a bariatric procedure or a tummy tuck, taking care of your body after the treatment is a critical part of the process. Acupuncture can speed up the recovery process after surgery, and may help reduce the amount of pain and stress you experience. Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to treat ailments and disease, and helps the body heal and recover from trauma, pain and other imbalances.

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Optimize your Fertility with Naturopathic Medicine and Acupuncture

Hormones are funny little things, you can't see them but they have a very powerful effect on our day to day well being. When a woman's hormones are out of balance she may experience symptoms such as PMS, fatigue, irregular periods, infertility, or depression to name a few. Naturopathic medicine and acupuncture can offer a safe natural way to restore balance.

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