Practical Acupuncture

Many people believe acupuncture is mysterious.  It’s not.   Acupuncture is practical. Billions of people around the world use acupuncture because it works to help them stay healthy and treat their health concerns.  It’s not about the body’s energy or imbalances that are the root of your problem. It’s about feeling better and staying healthy.

Feel Better, Get Acupuncture

Acupuncture modelAcupuncture is about staying healthy.  The acupuncture works by reminding the body how to be healthy.

Acupuncture works on many levels. First it works where the problem is to release tight muscles and reduce inflammation.  It works to heal the connective tissue … Read More

Too Many Painkillers Maybe Causing Your Headache

pain killersMany people with chronic headaches take pain killers almost daily. A report from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence in the United Kingdom states that taking too many pain killers is actually making your headaches worse. The guidelines define overuse of pain medication for more than 15 days out of the month.

Types of chronic headaches include migraine headaches, tension headaches, and cluster headaches among others. What happens is the nervous system becomes accustom to the medication, which makes it require more and more medication for relief. But taking more of the medication may actually lead to another … Read More

Acupuncture Meridians that Treat Headaches

One way that acupuncture and acupressure work for reducing migraines and headaches is by treating pain along specific acupuncture channels (also called meridians).  Different meridians go to different parts of the head, and you have to choose the correct one to be effective.  Click here to read some background on acupuncture channels and points.

Headache locations and channels

The choosing the correct channel depends upon choosing the proper channel.

Frontal Headaches- Stomach and Large Intestine Channel points are the most effective.  This is because the stomach and large intestine channel covers the forehead and sinuses.  LI 4 and ST Read More

5 Reasons Acupuncture Works to Treat Migraines

Acupuncture relieves migraine headaches very effectively that many patients are wondering how it works.

Here are five major reasons acupuncture works to treat migraine headaches.

How does acupuncture work?

Acupuncture is quite amazing at treating migraines. And the research also proves acupuncture effective treatment of migraines.  The practice is rooted in a clinical history of over 2000 years, in which physicians and scholars wrote and discussed the best way to heal their patients.  There are also many physiological reasons acupuncture regulates the nervous system to relieve pain.

How Acupuncture works to Relieve Migraine Headaches

1.  Acupuncture works by resetting … Read More

Research Shows Acupuncture Can Relieve Your Headaches

Acupuncture helps relieve many types of chronic headaches including migraines and tension headaches.

I have seen this everyday in my acupuncture clinic.  Many research studies support acupuncture for treatment of headaches

The Research on Acupuncture for Headaches

A recent large analysis of 31 studies, in the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia, showed that acupuncture was effective at treating headaches. In fact, the studies showed that acupuncture was stronger than placebo acupuncture for reducing headaches, and even stronger than medication for reducing headache frequency, intensity, and improving overall physical function.

How does acupuncture work to treat headaches?

Acupuncture and Chinese … Read More