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Acupuncture: The Non-Drowsy Allergy Treatment

Acupuncture doesn’t work like you think. Meaning, it doesn’t instantly de-sensitize a person to allergens. Rather, it modifies the immune response over time. It took me five years of consistent treatment with acupuncture and herbs to get rid of my allergies, but I only had to treat them for a few months each year and […]

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Seniors & Low Back Pain

Written by Beth Morrison, L.Ac. Medicare Now Covers Acupuncture As of January 2020, chronic back pain is a condition that is now approved by Medicare for treatment with acupuncture.  Why is this significant? Because Congress only reviews coverage decisions like this every ten years. While we do not accept Medicare in our practice, this change […]

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Senior Mobility- Troubleshooting Osteoarthritis

By Beth Morrison, L.Ac. DACM Among geriatric conditions that increase with age is a common chief complaint of knee pain that affects mobility. For the “oldest old”, getting around is the most common problem. “Difficulty doing errands alone and mobility-related limitations are the two most common types of disability for the 90+” (Memmott). Osteoarthritis (OA) […]

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