From the World Health Organization’s list of conditions recommended for Acupuncture : Acute sinusitis Acute rhinitis Common cold Acute tonsillitis Bronchopulmonary Diseases Acute bronchitis Bronchial asthma Eye Disorders Acute conjuctivitis Cataract (without complications) Myopia Central retinitis Disorders of the Mouth Cavity Toothache Pain after tooth extraction Gingivitis Pharyngitis Orthopedic Disorders Periarthritis humeroscapularis Tennis elbow Sciatica Low
Use of Complimentary Alternative Medicine (CAM) is widespread. The 2007 National Health Interview Survey, a nationwide Government survey, found that 38 percent of U.S. adults reported using CAM in the previous 12 months, with the highest rates among people aged 50–59 (44 percent)1. The NHIS data also revealed that approximately 42 percent of adults who used CAM in the
Here are 15 factoids you may not know about acupunture: Originally, acupuncture needles were not made of stainless steel but of stone, bamboo, and bone. Studies have shown that acupuncture points have significantly more electrical conductivity than areas of skin without acupuncture points. The word acupuncture comes from the Latin acus, “needle” and pungere, “to
Oh my goodness, talk about crazy heat in the Northwest. We don’t do over 80 degrees! What is going on with 100+ degree temperatures? I thought we lived in a rainforest, not a desert. The dry temperatures are bringing with it a whole slew of concerns that we usually don’t deal with in the Northwest.