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Acupuncture for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

By |2019-01-08T09:35:47+00:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Acupuncture, Practice, Quick Reads, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“Acupuncture is one of the most popular alternative methods applied in Western medical practice. In addition to its curative properties in various chronic conditions, demonstrated by the number of clinical trials, acupuncture has been recently applied as an enhancer of sports performance. “Reviewed studies of published literature on the use of acupuncture in resistance and [...]

Acupuncture for Improved Athletic Performance

By |2019-02-01T01:06:51+00:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Acupuncture, Practice, Quick Reads, Research|Tags: , , , , , |

“Based on evidence, acupuncture therapy on special acupoints could strengthen the parasympathetic nervous activity and modulates the balance between parasympathetic and sympathetic activity in soccer players while they engage in high-intensity training.” Shihang et al. (2017, p. 268) Acupuncture has been thought to have the capacity to help improve physical performance and stamina. consequently, more research [...]

A Brief Overview of Electro Acupuncture

By |2019-01-16T02:12:10+00:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Acupuncture, Practice, Quick Reads, Research|Tags: , , , , , |

Electro-acupuncture employs the use of a TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) machine which is connected to the tips of acupuncture needles to send a minute current into the the body. As our body naturally operates by a system of electrical signals, this is extremely effective for a wide range of conditions and can provide a [...]

Acupuncture Treatment for Impinged Supraspinatus

By |2018-01-30T21:56:53+00:00January 12th, 2018|Categories: Acupuncture, Practice|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Chris Fehres (registered acupuncturist) demonstrates how to treat shoulder pain due to an impinged supraspinatus with self-administered acupuncture, electroacupuncture, moxibustion and kinesiology tape. This video is for educational purposes. Anatomical Diagrams ~ Tortora & Derrickson 2012 Image 1. Image 2.   [...]

Acupuncture for Neck Pain

By |2017-08-18T02:10:33+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Acupuncture, Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This article explores different types of neck pain and the benefits of acupuncture as a treatment option. Contents (click to jump to section) Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD) Chronic Mechanical Neck Pain Tension Neck Syndrome (TNS) Myofascial Trigger Points Acupuncture Treatment Research Click here to find out about acupuncture for workcover and ctp claims... [...]

Acupuncture for Shoulder Pain

By |2017-08-18T02:08:29+00:00June 15th, 2017|Categories: Acupuncture, Research|Tags: , , , , , |

This article explores different types of shoulder injuries and the benefits of acupuncture as a treatment option. Contents (click to jump to section) Shoulder Pain Shoulder Impingement Syndrome Frozen Shoulder Acupuncture Treatment Research Click here to find out about acupuncture for workcover and ctp claims... Shoulder Pain [...]

Acupuncture: Powerful Placebo or Potent Pain Killer?

By |2017-08-03T07:19:26+00:00June 12th, 2017|Categories: Acupuncture, Research|Tags: , , , , |

Jump to Middle / Conclusion There is plenty of talk about how acupuncture can provide pain relief, but just how effective is it? Chinese medicine theories and early versions of acupuncture are understood to date back thousands of years, and this is often the point put forward by practitioners and acupuncture enthusiasts alike to [...]

Acupuncture for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By |2017-07-18T03:52:27+00:00October 29th, 2016|Categories: Practice, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As the work week continues to push many of us past the point of our capacity to perform physical work whether it be typing or jackhammering, repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are becoming more prevalent in the developed world. RSI can refer to any injury to the muscles, tendons and soft tissues of a particular region of the [...]