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Are Trigger Points Ruining Your Life?

A trigger point is an extremely irritable band of muscle that sends pain to another area of your body, known as referral pain. In Chinese medicine, we call these ashi or “Oh Yes!” points because when a therapist presses on

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Acupuncture during Pregnancy

Shorten time in labor and decrease pain during delivery There is a lot of media coverage about how acupuncture treatment can assist couples looking to conceive. I will cover that in another article, but want to focus this one on

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Acupuncture relief for emotional issues

When someone comes to me for the treatment of emotional disturbances. No matter if it is acupuncture for anxiety, PTSD, depression, panic attacks or mania I look at more than just this diagnosis.  I talk to the patient about the exact

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Acupuncture helps IVF and Treats Infertility

New research shows that acupuncture therapy increases the chance of having a successful pregnancy. For this study acupuncturist at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine teamed up with the Northwest Center for Reproductive Sciences and University of Washington in a study

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