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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 Injuries

Many patients ask, “How does acupuncture work?” It’s a tricky question to answer because terms like “qi” and “yang” aren’t what most people are looking for right out of the gate. They want to hear the question answered in a way they can understand, which means explaining things from a Western perspective.  This can be done, but the reality is that the scientific community’s inquiry into the workings of acupuncture is really in its [...]

Acupuncture For Chronic Injuries2020-01-31T08:53:38-05:00

R.I.C.E. – Ice for Injuries?

By Maegan N. Hodge, L.Ac. There are two divergent trains of thought in medicine today regarding acute injury & illness. On one side is the belief that the immune system largely tends to get in its own way, and thus suppressing the acute immune response, i.e., reducing acute inflammation, lowering fever, is the best and quickest path to recovery. On the other side is the belief that the body’s acute response is actually part [...]

R.I.C.E. – Ice for Injuries?2020-01-31T08:54:30-05:00