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Sciatica Treatment

Sciatica-Ask the Experts

Sciatica is a condition associated with pain in the hip and may include weakness, numbness, or tingling. It can start in the lower back and extend down your leg to your calf, foot, or even your toes. Symptoms are usually on one side of your body only. The sciatic nerve—the longest and widest nerve in […]

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Pain Management

4 Go-To Tools for Treating Injuries

I have a specialty in acupuncture orthopedics. This means I treat a ton of back pain, neck pain, and joint issues. While acupuncture is amazing at reducing inflammation and assisting the body to heal, there’s a lot that can be at home for patients to treat aches and pains on their own. Muscle tension plays […]

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Low Back Pain Treatment

Troubleshooting Acute Back Pain

If you’ve ever bent over to tie your shoe and couldn’t get up, you know about back pain. One moment you’re fine, the next you’re not. The most common question I get from my patients: “Why did this happen?” Typically, acute back pain results from of a combination of weakness and tightness. The large muscles […]

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cupping

How Cupping Works

Fire Cupping Traditionally, cupping is the process of using fire to extract the oxygen from the inside of a jar or glass vessel. The fire creates a vacuum inside of the vessel and, when placed on the skin, creates strong suction. Skilled practitioners can control the amount of suction created by the intensity of the […]

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