Non-Drug Therapy Recommended For Back Pain

Last week NBC Nightly News aired a story with new doctor recommendations for treating back pain. According to the story, around 80% of adults experience lower back pain, most commonly the result of¬†a job-related injury. New recommendations from the American College of Physicians suggests patients first attempt to treat this pain with non-drug therapies such…

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Acupuncture is… An hour of meditation for someone who never meditated. It’s clarity, a break from everything, a time to think. It’s therapeutic for every part of life. It’s something I never knew I needed so badly and now cannot live without. – Eva

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Acupuncture for Treating Anxiety

Managing severe anxiety with traditional medicine (not Traditional Chinese Medicine!) often involves therapy and even prescription narcotics! For those of us who are weary of such extreme tactics, the newest research around acupuncture and anxiety is especially¬†exciting. Using functional MRI’s, researchers have been measuring brain activity to see changes that occur in the brain during…

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