Acupuncture for Neck Pain (Part 1)

Two of the common symptoms that acupuncturists handle are neck pain and low back pain. I have noticed that people complain of neck pain more than low back pain since cellphones had become the extension of our bodies. Obviously, our bodies are not designed to tap small screens with your fingers to navigate through cat […]

Commonly-used acupuncture points: SP6

SP6This point is located on the Spleen channel at a major intersection of channels. Its name is 三陰交 (San Yin Jiao-Chinese, San In Ko-Japanese), and the name means “three Yin channel crossing”, namely Spleen, Liver, and Kidney channels. Because of its nature as a major intersection, it is a frequently used point. I personally use […]

Commonly-used Acupuncture Points: PC6

PC 6 This point has recently become one of the most commonly used points. I usually use this point to relax the stomach and diaphragm tension due to stress and anxiety. Since almost everybody is anxious and stressed recently, this point has become very popular. When an anxious, stressed-out individual has poor sleep, palpitations, shortness […]

Case Studies

Whiplash injury Patient: Male (mid 30’s) He rear ended a vehicle, and the impact caused neck and shoulder pain. He was also experiencing headaches, and the range of motion of the neck was limited due to the pain and muscle tension. He came to my clinic three days after the accident. week one The pain […]

Herbs

Eastern herbal remedies have been around as long as acupuncture. Each known herb is systematically categorized by its quality (flavor, hot or cold, which part of the body it affects, etc.). Acupuncturists prescribe formulas that consist of different ingredients. The treatment strategy is very similar to acupuncture. A formula usually contains a few herbs to […]