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About Greg Dow

Greg specializes in treating chronic conditions including chronic pain from injury or fibromyalgia, neuropathy, insomnia, and digestive disorders. Before he started practicing several years ago, he completed a four-year masters in acupuncture and herbal medicine at South West Acupuncture College in Boulder, CO. He is board-certified by the Virginia Board of Medicine.

Acupuncture For Frozen Shoulder

Have you ever rolled out of bed in the morning only to realize that your shoulder muscles are not working properly? Now imagine this has been going on for months or years. Then, add in a nagging, achy pain that wakes you up at night and prevents you from being active. These symptoms can mean you have a frozen shoulder, which is sometimes called adhesive capsulitis. The experience of searching for frozen shoulder solutions [...]

Acupuncture For Frozen Shoulder2020-01-31T08:21:35-05:00

Acupuncture for Chronic Bowel Irritation, IBS, Bloating, Etc.!

Going through life with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be incredibly disruptive. Productivity at work is affected, and it can influence travel decisions, as well as strain relationships. These difficulties are often all because you never know when you will have to run to the bathroom. Many patients find this incredibly embarrassing or difficult to talk about. Sadly, most people never seek help for this issue, either because it is taboo to talk about, [...]

Acupuncture for Chronic Bowel Irritation, IBS, Bloating, Etc.!2020-01-31T08:43:14-05:00

Back Pain Solutions: Get Relief Without Pain Medications

No one considers the full depth of how pain can change your life until something happens. For many of us, we believe we are healthy and doing great until one day some minor event like stepping off of a curb and jolting your spine or lifting your kid the wrong way can change everything. If you have ever experienced back pain longer than three months, you are not alone. Chronic back pain has grown [...]

Back Pain Solutions: Get Relief Without Pain Medications2020-01-31T08:43:37-05:00

Unexpected Causes and Solutions for Chronic Sinus Congestion

Have you ever experienced sinus congestion that lasted longer than a week? When sinus pain and congestion lingers, it can be tricky to find over the counter medications that offer long term solutions. So, as we head into the time of year when more people are experiencing this issue, let's wanted to spend some time talking about unexpected causes and solutions for chronic sinus issues. The following are a list of four unexpected causes [...]

Unexpected Causes and Solutions for Chronic Sinus Congestion2020-01-31T08:43:54-05:00

Fibromyalgia and Acupuncture? Long Lasting Solutions For Fibromyalgia

An estimated 10 million Americans have fibromyalgia, and this number is on the rise. Fibromyalgia is more common in women and symptoms include muscle and joint pain, fatigue, digestive issues like IBS, depression, insomnia, and anxiety. Patients often feel misunderstood by health care practitioners due to the full range of symptoms they experience. Many people who suffer from this disease feel ignored and pushed aside, or worse, told their symptoms are not real because [...]

Fibromyalgia and Acupuncture? Long Lasting Solutions For Fibromyalgia2020-01-31T08:44:01-05:00

5 Tips for Improving Sleep and Resolving Insomnia

Have you ever experienced the frustration of laying in bed trying to sleep but you can't calm your mind? Well, you are not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 30-40% of American adults report that they have had symptoms of insomnia within the last 12 months, and 10-15 percent of adults claim to have chronic insomnia. I wanted to take a minute to talk about this issue and how making a few lifestyle [...]

5 Tips for Improving Sleep and Resolving Insomnia2020-01-31T08:44:14-05:00

Acupuncture and Stroke Recovery: Decrease Spending on Long-term Care

If you or someone you know has ever experienced the effects of a stroke, you probably understand how devastating this event can be. Stroke obstructs blood and oxygen supply to the brain. Stroke can cause damage to brain cells and nerves. Depending on which part of the brain is damaged, many things can transpire. An individual’s ability to speak, see, swallow, or move can be affected. Fortunately, there is hope. Acupuncture therapy is a [...]

Acupuncture and Stroke Recovery: Decrease Spending on Long-term Care2020-01-31T08:44:37-05:00

My Experience: Using Acupuncture For Anxiety

Here is a happy tale about acupuncture for anxiety: Imagine trying to concentrate on something important while in the middle of a raging hurricane. The volume of background noise is amplified to a deafening high level, so you can’t even hear when people are talking to you, stress hormones are coursing through your body giving you the idea that every little task you face will be life or death. Now imagine that this happens [...]

My Experience: Using Acupuncture For Anxiety2020-01-31T08:50:10-05:00