Treating Neuropathy

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Tingling, burning, stabbing pain. These are commonly used words to describe the pain of peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy(PN) affects the nerves that are outside the brain and spinal cord. The most commonly affected areas are the feet and hands. While some PN can be inherited or come from toxic exposure, the most common causes are… Read more »

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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Have you seen people leaning over a shopping cart while walking through the grocery store? Or slowly bending more and more at the waist as they walk? These people may suffer from a condition called Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS). LSS occurs when the nerves within the lumbar spinal canal get squeezed or choked. The most… Read more »

Migraines and Acupuncture

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Did you know that some 28-33 MILLION Americans suffer from Migraine headaches (MHA)?  MHA is ranked 19th among disability causing conditions by the World Health Organization (WHO). Here are a couple of other interesting statistics: •94% of people who consult their Doctor for head pain have MHA. •90% of people who consult their Doctor for… Read more »

Slipped Disc: Which Treatment?

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People use the phrase “I slipped a disc,” often. However, the word “slipped” can be misleading. Slipping implies sliding, which a disc simply cannot do. Rather, they probably mean that they have a bulging , herniated, or protruding disc. The normal disc has a gel filled center (nucleus) surrounded by tough layers of ligament called… Read more »