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Category: Acupuncture and pain

Acupuncture Benefits Veterans

I’m happy to report that acupuncture has been helpful to many Veterans who have defended our country, deserve and need the support. Veterans in this country have served bravely and suffered for it, and I want to say THANK YOU! Sadly veterans often return from service with traumatic brain injuries, chronic pain and post-traumatic stress: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 9, 2017

Research Shows Acupuncture Can Reduce Menstrual Pain

A July, 2017, study tested acupuncture as a treatment for women suffering from menstrual pain. Researchers found that over 50% of the women in the study reported a 50% reduction in pain symptoms, furthermore the success was maintained at the one year mark. This acupuncture study is the work of medical researchers from Western Sydney University, Australia and: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 8, 2017

Acupuncture Offers Long Term Pain Relief For Migraine Sufferers

A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows long term pain relief for migraine sufferers. This study had 249 participants who regularly suffered migraines without aura. They were divided into 3 groups: *true acupuncture *sham acupuncture and *a control group. The participants kept diaries to record how often they: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 12, 2017

Super Bowl Fans: 9 NFL Players Who Use Acupuncture

The 2017 Super Bowl has many fans celebrating “their” team winning, exciting plays, crazy new commercials and how much beer can be consumed on one Sunday afternoon. I admit, I don’t really get it, but the one thing about football that I do understand is that it is a very rough sport. And, I know: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 5, 2017

Baseball Players Use Acupuncture Too!

Here in Chicago, we are all hoping the Cubs will win the World Series. Therefore I thought a post about baseball players who have successfully used acupuncture was quite timely. Who are some of the brilliant players who know that acupuncture is a fantastic addition to training as well as injury recovery??? Find out here.: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 1, 2016

Olympic Medal Winner`s Secret Weapon - Acupuncture

The Summer Olympics are fast approaching! So I wanted to revisit some of the wise athletes who have incorporated acupuncture into their training and recovery. One of my favorites is Bronze medal winner Dee Dee Trotter. A great athlete who brought her acupuncturist to the games with her! This is one of the posts I: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 21, 2016

Acupuncture Secrets of Tour De France Winner

Eddy and Vincenzo The 2016 Tour de France is underway and while Chris Fromme is currently wearing the yellow jersey the winner is yet to be determined. Our champion acupuncturist, Eddy De Smeldt, is currently on the road again using acupuncture to treat the riders of  Team Astana. I thought you would enjoy revisiting my: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 11, 2016

Painful Intercourse May Be Due To Vulvodynia

Sexual intercourse is painful for some women, and one cause of the discomfort is due to a condition called Vulvodynia (vul-vo-DIN-ee-uh). You aren’t alone if you haven’t heard of it; many M.D.s and other healthcare providers have not heard of this condition, either. Also those who experience it often don’t know that acupuncture and Chinese: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 14, 2016

“Why Do I Have To Get Acupuncture Treatment So Often?”

New patients sometimes ask me, “Why do I have to come to acupuncture so often?” The number of acupuncture treatments needed depends on you and on the length of time that your problem has existed. If your difficulty has bothered you for years, you will need a good deal more treatment than someone else who: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 21, 2016

3 Great Reasons To Get Acupuncture NOW

The holidays are a perfect time to get acupuncture! Acupuncture: 1) Offers quick stress relief 2) Prevents and treats colds, sinusitis, allergies and the flu 3) Acupuncture is hugely effective for pain relief from many types of pains. To learn more about the many benefits of acupuncture watch this short video and don’t forget to: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 9, 2015
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