Acupuncture Improves Gait in Parkinson’s Disease

From: For patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), acupuncture is associated with improvement in gait function, according to a study published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Shimpei Fukuda, Ph.D., from the Meiji University of Integrative Medicine in Kyoto, Japan, and colleagues examined the […]



Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis

[tc-my-thumb] Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition in which the material that cushions the joints, called cartilage, breaks down. This causes the bones to rub against each other, causing stiffness, pain and loss of mobility.It is important to pay attention to your body because osteoarthritis symptoms usually develop gradually. At first, […]

Acupuncture For Pain Not Opioids

[tc-my-thumb]     One of the more difficult to treat conditions for me is one where a patient has been on Percocet, Codeine, Fentanyl for chronic pain.   It is my experience that the long term use of these opioids alter the pain response in such a way that it is difficult […]