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Archives: August 2008

Dr. Oz Comments On Acupuncture…

Just a few years ago, many Western doctors would have written off acupuncture and other “alternative” medicines. Now, Dr. Oz and others have been talking about acupuncture on The Oprah Show. Oprah even tried a few needles herself! “Here’s the irony-acupuncture has been around for 2,500 years in China. There are a billion people in: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 29, 2008

More Information On Cupping From The Chicago Red Eye

In the 3/29/2007 edition of the Chicago Tribune Red Eye, Jason Steele writes, “Cupping is the method of applying acupressure to the muscles by creating a vacuum next to your skin. And no, it doesn’t hurt. In fact, it’s kind of relaxing; I almost fell asleep because I was totally at ease. Cupping helps ease: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 27, 2008

British Study Says Acupuncture Helps Relieve Lower Back Pain

A British study published in September 2006 found that acupuncture showed the greatest benefit for patients who suffer pain in the lower back, and is a cost-effective way to treat the problem. Lower back pain is a notoriously common and difficult medical problem to treat. In the study, one group of patients received 10 sessions: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 26, 2008

Tips To Improve Sleep

Having trouble sleeping? Try some of these easy solutions. Sprinkle just-washed sheets and pillowcases with lavender water or try lavender essential oils. You can put them in a bath or wear it as a perfume. The scent has been shown in studies to promote relaxation, which can lead to better sleep. Buy a new pillow.: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 25, 2008

Olympic Gold Medalist Talks Acupuncture

Daniel Kowalski, Olympic Gold, Silver and Bronze medalist in swimming, discusses the benefits of Acupuncture. Click Here to Check it out

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 23, 2008

Acupuncture and Athletes

Newsweek reported that in 1999 scientists at the Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine made athletes run 5,000 meters, and afterward had some of them sit for acupuncture treatments before they had a chance to catch their breaths. The heart rates of the ones who received the treatments recovered more quickly than those in the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 23, 2008

Olympic Windsurfer Overcomes Injuries With Acupuncture

Windsurfer Yin Jian won China’s first Olympic sailing gold medal on Wednesday, hailing it as the ultimate reward for years of battling constant injuries and spending long periods training away from home, reported Reuters. Yin reeled off a list of the parts of her body that had been affected by injury. “My waist, shoulder, legs: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 22, 2008

Mayo Clinic Study Found Acupuncture Is Helpful With Fibromyalgia

The June 2007 edition of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings reports on a 2006 study that found acupuncture helpful in treating the fatigue and anxiety commonly experienced by fibromyalgia patients. “The results of the study convince me there is something more than the placebo effect to acupuncture,” says David Martin, M.D., Ph.D., lead author of the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 21, 2008

Top 5 Calming CDs Used in my Treatments

Everybody has their favorites and these are the ‘most requested’ CDs for relaxation while needled patients rest. 1. Effortless Relaxation by Steven Halpren2. Nada Himalaya by Deuter3. Brainwave Massage by Dr. Jeffery Thompson 4. Tantra of Sound Harmonizer by Jonathan Goldman5. Healing Mind System by Dr. Jeffery Thompson Top 3 Calming Musicians 1. Steven Halpren2.: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 21, 2008

Olympic Volleyball Star Kerri Walsh uses Acupuncture

A different type of spike. Kerri Walsh, the superstar American beach volleyball player who will be playing for Olympic gold on August 21, has suffered through a terrible summer of pain. She already took a brief break from the tour schedule because of recurring soreness in the shoulder that was operated on last November to: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 21, 2008
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