22Jan, 2016

Acupuncture helps Adolescents with Chronic Pain

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Chronic pain can affect us all, no matter our gender, weight, level of health, economic status, or age.  Researchers at Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, Illinois) tested acupuncture on adolescents between the ages of 7-20 years old with chronic pain. What isn’t surprising is that not only did the subjects report less pain with acupuncture (and no opioids!)–but also reported less social, emotional, and educational issues by the end of their course of treatment!   Here’s a link to the article concerning this study: http://www.hcplive.com/medical-news/acupuncture-provides-relief-for-children-with-chronic-pain
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5Jan, 2016

Pediatric Tui Na for Constipation (works for adults, too!)

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Robin Green, LAc, is my go-to resource for acupuncture for children and infants.  The link below will guide you through several techniques to help your kiddos when they are constipated.  However, these acupressure techniques can also be helpful for adults, too (just make sure to repeat them the maximum number–usually 300 times).  These techniques are also helpful for overindulgence in food (anyone done that lately?). Self-care is so important, and these amazing and simple techniques can help your little ones (and you) back in business in the digestive department. Here’s […]
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