Acupuncture & Pain Relief

We use acupuncture to help treat a variety of issues in our clinic, but the one most often cited by our patients remains pain relief. Not coincidentally, most good research supports the use of acupuncture in the treatment of both acute and chronic pain conditions. One meta-analysis, which included 39 studies and 20,827 patients, had… Continue reading Acupuncture & Pain Relief

My decision to specialize

While I have written elsewhere about physical activity and the important role it plays in my life, I want to return to it now, if only to explain my decision to specialize in a particular field of acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatment. As I age, and my body inevitably starts to break down—like they all… Continue reading My decision to specialize

IBS Part 3: Pain

Another key aspect of IBS that was mentioned earlier is the fact that its principle distinguishing feature is pain. As such, it only seems appropriate to take a closer look at the nature of this sensation—particularly because it differs from all other sensations that we experience as a species. Normally, when we experience a sensation,… Continue reading IBS Part 3: Pain