Risks of acupuncture

Bruising, small amounts of bleeding typically one drop, soreness, numbness, naseua. Compare this to the posting on the risks of surgery and you may come to agree with me that trying acupuncture first is a worthy alternative attempt to surgery for movement related problems.

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The needle or the knife

Sometimes I’m amazed when people with whom I consult, seem to be more willing to have surgery than to try trigger point acupuncture. I’m not quite sure of the logic, (I’m sure it’s more emotional than logical) Here’s my¬†argument: You should always do as little manipulation of the body as possible to reduce your overall…

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Try Acupuncture first, before surgery

I’m not a “acpuncture cures everything” person. Surgery is often the only and best thing that sould be done for a given condition, whether cancer, to repair a broken bone, and hundreds more. However, in my view of health, you should always try to use the least amount of intervention in order to solve a…

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Acupuncture Case Study: Young Athlete with Plantar Fasciitis

This patient was a 16 year old male basketball player. He had developed significant heel pain that was hindering his game and causing him to lose his mojo for the game. I treated him 3 times, using trigger point acupuncture on extremely tight muscles in the calf. He experienced significant twitching during the procedure and…

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