In this video I talk about how acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help relieve dizziness and headaches. These headaches and symptoms of feeling dizzy often go together in a clinical presentation, and can be treated simultaneously. TCM can be an effective treatment for the resolution of many types of headaches. Therefore, if the headache is acute (from a cold/flu) or if it is something that you have been suffering from for years, try this holistic remedy!
Veterans can now add acupuncture to the list of treatments to help with headaches and pain as a result of Gulf War Syndrome. Lisa Conboy (our friend), an instructor at Harvard Medical School Osher Research Center and co-director of research at the New England School of Acupuncture thinks that acupuncture can help the veterans suffering from Gulf War Syndrome. The study will look at the benefits of acupuncture in managing the headaches, muscle soreness and other pain associated with the Gulf War Syndrome. The group is currently seeking about 120 volunteers living in the Northeast for the study.
Army’s Management Task Force recommended the practice – along with meditation and yoga – as possible options for soldiers who are not responding well to mainstream, pharmaceutical treatments.
Army officials will spend about $1 million on the three-year study, which includes weekly acupuncture treatments over a six-month span for the veterans involved.
Here it is for your reading pleasure. Enjoy Moms and Dads!
This is something we often recommend for our patients to help the process be less painful and it also helps the Dad or other helpers feel more useful and supportive.
What is neck pain?
Neck pain is a common condition — so common, in fact, that the expression “a pain in the neck” is an oft-used figure of speech in English. It can be mild enough so that it is a mere annoyance, or severe enough that it can adversely affect the quality of one’s life. Because of its position and range of motion, and because it plays a vital role in the support of the head, the neck is more subject to injury than any other portion of the spine. While it is much less frequent than back pain, neck pain can occasionally be severe enough to warrant attention from a licensed health professional.Continue reading