• Acupuncture: Treating Physical and Emotional Factors Equally

    In treating patient health conditions with acupuncture, TCM recognizes the mind and body interacting as one. This means that emotions do have a physiological effect on the body. In the world of TCM they are considered a major internal cause of disease. From an acupuncturists perspective both physical and emotional factors can affect an individuals "qi," or life force and flow of energy. In short, Qi is the energy of the body. It is said to energise, nourish and support every cell, muscle, [...]

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    Acupuncture for Tension Headaches

    Individuals with tension-type headache suffer from episodes of pain which is typically bilateral. The pain can be described as pressing or tightening in quality and mild to moderate in intensity. With a tension headache, it is said that the pain often starts at the back of your head and moves forward, so that it eventually includes your neck, scalp, and head. If you suffer from tension-type headaches on a regular basis acupuncture is a therapy than can help you. For best results, we recommend a [...]

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    Is The Computer The Cause Of Your Neck Pain?

    One of the most common complaints we see in our acupuncture clinic of individuals who work at a computer for many hours a day is neck and upper back pain. Unfortunately hours of computer use and improper ergonomic computer setup are risk factors as to why these symptoms are occurring. The “forward head posture” is often a major culprit to neck pain causes, with 10%-15% of the population suffering from neck pain at any given time. Virtually unheard of two years ago, the “text neck”, [...]

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