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A complet set of exercise from Dr Goodman - Santa Barbara I was doing two different stretches to keep my back in a good shape. A yoga posture where you squat on your flat heels and raise your arms up together. A simple hamstring stretch. It was releasing at the same times my legs and[...]
Often seen as a mental problem, the depressive state has a strong rooting in the physiology of the body. Oriental medicine is well known for its body and mind healing effect. In this type of problem this expression makes all of it’s meaning, because the mental state of the patient is a direct reflexion of[...]
A good sleep is primordial for a healthy living. Many internal causes can leave the body restless and avoid a good sleep. In acupuncture we use root treatment to balance the body’s functions and also specific point that have a calming effect to bring the body to a good resting point. Liver excess. Each of[...]
High blood pressure The amount of fluid in the body as well as the free flow of the blood in all part of the body, is a first step in blood pressure management. Low blood pressure Naturally stimulating the function of the adrenal system, acupuncture can be a good treatment for patient with low blood[...]
TICs and OCDs Imbalance in the nervous system due to the patient constitution or the exposure to constant stress can lead to compulsive and obsessional behavior or the apparition of muscle spasm ( TICs ) . Good acupuncture point can be used to smooth the neural reflexes, release the body and clear the mind. Also[...]
Drugs and medicine detox Long term use of drug can be toxic to the body and bring a wide range of symptoms. Acupuncture protocol exist to help the body eliminate the toxins from the body. Also in advanced case, the liver organ can be damaged not only by drugs but also alcohol and intoxicant. In[...]
Allergic rhinitis Seasonal sneezing and running nose as well as allergies to dust and hairs, brings discomfort and can even be debilitating for certain people. By balancing the adrenal function, the immune system and the flow of the lymph, acupuncture can be a solution to reduce or eradicate those symptoms. Local points reduce the sensitivity[...]
Premenstrual syndrome ( PMS ) and dysmenorrhea Cramping pain before during or after the menses, headache and general irritability can come from various kinds of imbalance in the woman body. By a careful observation of the function of the blood, liver and spleen , acupuncture and shiatsu are able to reduce the symptoms by bringing[...]
Sinusitis When it becomes a chronic sinusitis, this is a source of pathological factor that can maintain a inflammatory source in the body. Those inflammatory factor can bring pain in every area of the body. This process is called focal infection. Therefore a good hygiene of the sinus and appropriate treatment to terminate inflammation in[...]
A combination of ear acupuncture and body acupuncture can help dealing with overweight. By reducing the hunger and balancing the digestive system, acupuncture is a good tool to be used during diet and for people seeking to loose weight.
Pain in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen are often linked to gallbladder dysfunction. When chronic pain occurs in these area, acupuncture treatment can avoid the condition to evolve toward acute gallbladder inflammation and gallbladder stones.
Nausea, indigestion and motion sickness are often due to an accumulation of stagnant water in the digestive tract. Acupuncture regulates the fluids in the body and can help the return to normal digestive function.
Hemorrhoids are usually due to the congestion of the blood in the portal system that returns from the intestines to the liver. Acupuncture moxa and shiatsu help a smooth blood flow in the lower abdomen and free up the area. Usually hemorrhoids come in combination with other problems like liver imbalance, constipation… Also specific point[...]
Acupuncture with adjustment of the nutrition can help reduce the chronic inflammation of the intestines.
Another kind of excruciating pain are the bladder and gallbladder stones. Theses pathologies of course require medical supervision, especially if there is fever. But acupuncture is an excellent tool to reduce the pain and prevent another painful episode.
Viral infection by herpes zoister brings excruciating pain , usually in the side of the abdomen or chest or in the neck. Acupuncture help relieving the pain of the damaged intercostal nerves , either by treating the affected side or the opposite side.
If treated from the beginning of the affection, the acupuncture help the good circulation of the fluids in the eye and the good nourishment of the eye by the blood. Usually the evolution of the condition toward the damage of the optical nerve can be slowed down or stopped.
Acupuncture and moxa help treat the inflammation, and activate the healing process. Specific protocol can balance the immune system and the congestion of the lymph. Therefore acute tonsillitis doesn’t become chronic and avoid removal of the tonsils. Food that brings a lot of dampness in the body and participate in the congestion of the lymph[...]
Inflammatory process: They often comes from overuse, accumulation of toxins and imbalance of the immune/anti-inflammatory functions of the body. Acupuncture and shiatsu are very effective not only in relieving the immediate pain and inflammation, but also in determining the origin of the inflammation especially when it is recurring and becomes chronic. Understanding the origin of[...]
Inflammation of the joint from natural wearing of the joints, by autoimmune process or rheumatoid process can bring intense pain, with heat, swollen and sometimes deformed articulations. Most of the time it reflect the internal condition of the body and tissues. The Japanese approach to the treatment in a first step, treat the underlying condition[...]
Usually occurs after trauma and especially car accident, the whiplash syndrome is a painful reflex contraction of the muscle of the neck to protect the spine. A medical examination by a doctor has to be done in order to check for damaged ligaments or fractured bones prior to treatment with acupuncture. The acupuncture treatment does[...]
Knee pain, leg pain and sciatic Herniated or bulging disc can give acute leg pain and often evolve to a chronic condition. Some days and weeks after the acute back pain, developing pain in the legs is often a sign of herniated disc. Only 20% of the cases require surgery but most of the time[...]
Old traumas that have not been treated correctly, immobilization of the shoulder or simply lack of exercise lead to a weakening of the muscles of shoulder and with time, the range of movement decrease as the ligament and shoulder capsule become stiffer and harder. The acupuncture treatment in certain case bring immediate release of the[...]
It’s a broad subject and the cause can be multiple. From trauma to structural imbalance or physiological dysfunction, many factors can trigger pain in the back. In case of obvious trauma, the bone, nerve, sinus and cartilage can be damaged. Also the muscles can stay contracted and in spasm for a long period after the[...]