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Treating Sciatica With Acupuncture

Sciatica is a painful condition that millions suffer from every year. It is caused by a compression of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve and runs from the end of the spine, bilaterally through the buttocks, and down your leg. In some cases, it can be so painful it impedes leg

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Last I spoke upon the topic of concussions, I covered how to recognize and properly diagnose a concussion. To recap, concussions occur when an external force results in excessive contact between the brain and the skull. Loss of consciousness may occur, but it is not the determining factor. Signs to look for when attempting to

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Physical Therapy Modalities And Durable Medical Equipment: Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (Tens)

Perhaps you have been receiving physical therapy treatment and have heard your therapist use the word “TENS” while working with you or have been given a TENS unit for home use. Or maybe you have seen the Icy Hot commercials advertising their new Smart Relief Tens. TENS stands for “Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation” and is

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In theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), we are seen as part of the natural world that surrounds us. We are influenced by climatic changes, as a result should live in harmony with them. As the seasons change and we transition from winter to spring, it is important to keep our bodies in balance. Acupuncture

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Knee OA diagnosis

So you think you may have knee osteoarthritis? How do you find out? Did you know there are multiple forms of arthritis? Three of the most commonly seen forms are: Osteoarthritis: The most commonly seen, degenerative form of arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that can affect multiple joints in body, including

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Concussion: Recognition & Diagnosis

About a month ago, I provided a general overview of concussions, including basic definitions, signs and symptoms to look for, initial treatments, and protocols for return to sport and other activity. Today, I want to delve deeper into the details of initial concussion recognition and medical diagnosis. As a reminder, concussions occur when an external

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Sinus Congestion

Have the variations in the weather recently been causing your allergies to flare up? Are the people around you sharing their germs? Did you eat so much cheese and dairy over the holidays and now your head feels like a slice of brie? If so, consider Acupuncture to help you breathe again! Acupuncture can be

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Anxiety can be overwhelming and relentless, and if not kept in proper perspective can tear your mind apart with the many directions stress can take someone. On the other hand, not dealing with stress/anxiety and opting to ignore it can lead to panic attacks, obsessive thoughts, flashbacks of traumatic events, nightmares, or countless other frightening

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Knee Osteoarthritis

Cold weather have your joints feeling achy? Perhaps your knees are experiencing pain, stiffness, swelling and constantly cracking? If you are over 50 and these are common symptoms with prolonged walking, standing or climbing stairs, then you may have a degenerative condition known as osteoarthritis. Continue Reading

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