Have you ever have a pain in your butt that radiated down your leg that drove you nuts? Yep, that’s sciatic pain. It can even be difficult to get comfortable with that pain always around.
Sciatic pain is felt when there is unnecessary pressure placed on the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back down through the butt and legs. The reason behind the pressure on the nerves can be due to a pulled muscle, slipped disc, degenerative spinal condition or very rarely, a tumor.
PMS. Three little letters, so much grief. Women (and men!) across the world dread the premenstrual syndrome (PMS) that can cause so many fluctuating conditions due to hormonal imbalance. Some of the more bothersome symptoms include irritability, emotional highs and lows, nervousness, soreness, depression, and depending who you talk to (usually men): borderline-insanity. To put it simply, PMS is not a pleasant situation for anyone involved. Luckily there’s some help where you may not have expected it.
Although the mortality rate of cancer patients in the United States has gradually dropped over the last 20 years, the way we deal with many aspects of cancer care has not. While treatment options such as radiation or chemotherapy have been a mainstay of treating cancer patients, the focus has never traditionally been on reducing the symptoms such as vomiting, weakness or loss of mobility that these treatments can cause. Alternative Cancer Care is a concept that has been growing more and more popular amongst the medical community and those who have had to go through the sometimes devastating effects of traditional cancer treatment. Treating side-effects with acupuncture is a safe and effective way to help rebuild strength after/during treatment.
Chinese New Year, the Year of the Horse starts January 31st. Chinese call it Spring Festival or Lunar New Year. People clean their houses top to bottom to get rid of the old, stagnate energy and get ready for the energy of the New Year. Traditionally this is a time of family gathering and enjoying a feast of delightful foods. It’s like Christmas and Thanksgiving celebrated together!
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Minneapolis Acupuncture Clinic Celebrates Chinese New Year: The Year of the Horse
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Acupuncture is a wonderful adjunctive therapy to standard cancer treatments for its pain relief, minimization of side effects, hastening of recovery and enhancing the quality of life. Mainstream medical treatments for cancer are typically aggressive and side effects such as a lowered immune system can result. Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation can damage healthy as well as diseased tissues.
* Nausea and Vomiting
* Night Sweats and Hot Flashes
* Stress and Anxiety
* Cancer and Surgery Related Pain
* Increasing White Blood Cell Count
Relieving Cancer Related Fatigue
Many people come to our Minneapolis acupuncture clinic because they want relief from pain. True, acupuncture is extremely effective for helping people get out of pain. But pain is NOT all that it can treat.
Acupuncture is also effective in helping people quit smoking!
Coming up this November 21st is a National Health Observance Day: the Great American Smoke Out.
That’s when millions Americans take their first steps to kick the smoking habit.
If you or any of your friends or family members are smokers and have decided to kick the butt in the butt and say goodbye to smoking, try acupuncture.
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Quit Smoking Naturally with Acupuncture in Minneapolis
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To celebrate National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day our Minneapolis Acupuncture clinic has a great special for you. Join us on Wednesday, October 23rd to experience a 20 minute Mini Stress Reducing session for just $20!
And if you’ve been squeamish about needles don’t worry – this is just 2 small ear needles that can transform the way you feel. Insurance does not apply. This treatment is an introduction to acupuncture and is not intended treat any specific health condition.
This mini acupuncture treatment will:
• Lower Stress
• Alleviate Anxiety
• Rejuvenate your Body, Mind, and Spirit
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Destress With Acupuncture on Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day in Minneapolis
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The Queen’s doctor loves talking about the effectiveness of acupuncture and is very enthusiastic about Chinese medicine therapy. Dr. Tim Evans is not your average general practitioner, hastily writing out prescriptions and hurrying each patient out through the door. Dr Evans holds the prestigious job of being the Queen’s doctor, his full title being Apothecary to Her Majesty and the Royal Household. He tends to all of Her Majesty’s staff as well as the Queen herself and, unlike traditional doctors, he is passionate about complementary therapies; something the Queen is believed to be a fan of as well.
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Acupuncture Across the Pond – Queens’ Doctor Loves Acupuncture
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Do you suffer from headaches? You aren’t alone; over 50 million people experience some form of severe headache at some point in their lives. Whether it’s minor head pain or debilitating migraines, headaches rob you of valuable time and leave you exhausted and searching for relief. We’ll be exploring why many headache sufferers are choosing acupuncture for pain relief.
Diagnosing Causes Of Headaches
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory there are many possible factors that can play a key role in the root causes of headaches. Some of these things may be emotional health, stress, excessive work, exercise, improper diet, physical trauma, body constitution and hormones. Headaches can also be diagnosed by specific symptoms, times of occurrence, location and type of pain.
Migraine and Headache Awareness Month is observed every June. Our Minneapolis acupuncture clinic serves to educate the public about natural treatment methods for migraines, cluster headaches and other headache disorders.
Over 50 million people suffer from severe headaches at some point in their lives. While reaching for painkillers can offer temporary relief, pharmaceuticals don’t offer a long term solution and repeated use of headache medications can even cause headaches themselves!