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Study: Acupuncture Key for Low Back Pain

Acupuncture for Back Pain Dupont Circle

Studies have shown that acupuncture is very effective for the majority of people with chronic low back pain. To treat back pain, your acupuncturist will insert extremely fine needles into the skin at specific points along meridians. Patients have reported a significant reduction in pain with acupuncture, especially when paired with Chinese herbs. Certainly, these new guidelines show that doctors now agree: Acupuncture is very unlikely to cause any harm and may improve back pain.

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Treating Thyroid Problems with Acupuncture

Treating Thyroid Problems with Acupuncture

Suffering on the inside and looking "fine" on the outside is frequently the case with a chronic illness. We've heard so many stories of patients who were once healthy and happy...until they started feeling unwell. Some have spent month or years going to doctors and hospitals and being misdiagnosed before the problem of Adrenal Insufficiency or Hypothyroidism was finally diagnosed. Acupuncture aims to restore immune function as well as balance the production and release of thyroid hormones through a variety of approaches ranging from acupuncture and herbal remedies to lifestyle changes and special exercises.

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5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help with Breast Cancer Treatment

Acupuncture for breast cancer support

It would be difficult to find a person who hasn't been personally affected by breast cancer in some way. In fact, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetimes, according to the National Breast Cancer Center. But if you or someone you love has been diagnosed with breast cancer, I invite you to see the amazing healing abilities of Acupuncture.

Continue Reading Mar

IBS Treatment with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

IBS Treatment with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

We treat IBS every day and are highly successful at doing so! When treating IBS, we pair acupuncture with Chinese herbal medicine. Our treatments are aimed at reducing stress and improving the immune system through acupuncture (which lowers the frequency of attacks), and reducing the severity of symptoms through Chinese herbs. Treatment for IBS is highly individualized. There is no "one size fits all" treatment for IBS.

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AcuYoga Workshop

EWG acupuncturist and herbalist Ashley Paraiso is collaborating with local yoga studio Tranquil Space to offer the ultimate relaxation practice - a combined yoga practice and acupuncture treatment.

EWG acupuncturist and herbalist Ashley Paraiso is collaborating with local yoga studio Tranquil Space to offer the ultimate relaxation practice - a combined yoga practice and acupuncture treatment.

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Rest, Renew and Reflect on Your Health

acupuncture dupont circle, traditional chinese medicine (TCM), oriental medicine

The new year is a perfect opportunity to reflect and use that knowledge as a catalyst for change. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can help achieve the change you seek as it assists in illness prevention, stress relief, minimizes aches and pains, improves energy and you find yourself in better balance. This calm and clarity strengthens your resolve as you start the new year with new goals.

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Acupuncture and Menopause

acupuncture and menopause

With its detailed understanding of the female body, Oriental medicine has always addressed the special needs of women throughout their lives. Menopause, in particular, is an area in which Oriental Medicine shines.

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