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Acupuncture and Back Pain

ACUPUNCTURE AND BACK PAIN: HOW TO HEAL YOURSELF IN 5 EASY STEPS Back pain is one of the biggest orthopedic pain symptoms we hear about at our clinic. It can range from slight achy-ness to full on debilitating pain, making it difficult to walk or perform normal daily functions. There are many factors and considerations that an acupuncturist takes when determining how to treat back pain: the onset, location, duration–does it come and go? What’s…

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Acupuncture and Immunity

What Is Our Immune System and How Can We Strengthen It? Our immune system is a beautiful and complex system of defense. Many of us know that the immune system acts as a shield to keep germs outside of the body, but beyond that we are not really aware of all the work it is doing for us on a daily basis, or how we can strengthen it. Following is a brief overview of the…

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Acupuncture and Detoxification

Toxicity can take many shapes and forms, from air and water pollution to chemicals in our foods. These are considered external toxins. We also have internal toxins that build up in our bodies through our everyday cellular functions that also need to be eliminated–they’re called free radicals. Free radicals are considered a common factor in chronic disease, so it’s important to learn ways to neutralize these molecules and heal our bodies. Emotions, negative thinking and…

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