Acupressure is an extension of acupuncture, whereby deep stimulation, or pressure, is applied to specific acupuncture points to promote wellness and health. In this article, I show you how to use acupressure for sleep-related problems.
I recently wrote an article about acupuncture and moxibustion as a form of treatment for ankle sprains. In this article, I’ll be sharing a case where I was able to help a patient with an acute lateral ankle sprain.
Moxibustion therapy is generally used as an add-on treatment with acupuncture to enhance the treatment effect of acupuncture, however it can be used as a stand-alone treatment as well. One great benefit of moxibustion therapy is that it can be done at the comfort of your own home. In this article, I explain how to use moxibustion therapy at home. Click here to read more.
Traditionally, moxibustion has been used in conjunction with acupuncture. Moxibustion therapy can been used either in conjunction with acupuncture or as a standalone treatment. Just as there are different styles of acupuncture techniques, there are also different types and styles of moxibustion therapy. Click here to read more.
Ankle sprains are one of the most commonly experienced sports injuries. Recovery speed can depend on the severity of the injury and treatment, and if delayed, can be debilitating. Apart from physiotherapy, acupuncture is another effective form of treatment to help people recover from ankle sprains. Click here to read more
Ear acupuncture, or auricular acupuncture, is a common treatment technique that I frequently use. This is mainly because ear acupuncture treatments can be effective for different conditions due its connections to the whole body. Used alone or combined with acupuncture, ear acupuncture is convenient, easy to access and painless.
This section is perfect for those who have never tried acupuncture but are curious to try. In this post, I answer some of the frequently asked questions about acupuncture and what it entails.
As an acupuncturist, I have helped a large number of people with a wide variety of conditions, including sports injury and skin problems. Regardless of the condition, one common question that I get asked at the end of each initial consultation is, “how many treatments will I need before I get better?”
Lower back pain is a common complaint that many adults suffer throughout their life. Many of my patients are surprised when I tell them that their lower back pain isn’t due to their lower back being tight. In fact, most of the time, it’s referred pain.
What happens when muscle pain isn’t just related to the muscles themselves? What if the muscle pain is due to another reason - stress, or more specifically, psycho-somatic pain?