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Faster Low Back Pain Recovery With Acupuncture and Topical Herbs

In a new research study published this month, researchers reported on a new method of treating low back pain resulting from herniated disks in the lumbar spine. The researchers wanted to see if they could get increased efficiency of electro acupuncture treatments by utilizing a technique called iontophoresis to administer herbal decoctions during treatments. Electro […]

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Acupuncture for Depression and Schizophrenia Through Sleep and Emotional Regulation

A new study published in the journal “EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing” has stated that acupuncture is a safe and effective adjunct treatment for major depressive disorder and also found that it was effective in the treatment of insomnia and schizophrenia through mood, sleep and emotional regulation.  The researchers preformed a meta-analysis of […]

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We Are Officially One Year Old!!!

South Denver Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Clinic has officially hit the One-Year Mark today and I would like to extend a Huge THANK YOU to all of our patients, friends, family and supporters! It has been a great year, we have moved to our new bigger location, seen over 200 individual patients and given hundreds […]

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Acute Sports Injury? Forget the RICE, Try TCM Instead!

Most of us have at some point had a sports related soft tissue injury or some other trauma that caused pain and swelling of the area or joint. For decades, the conventional wisdom has long been Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation (RICE), complete rest of the affected area, continual icing to reduce swelling, heavy compression, […]

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Acupuncture Effective for Post-Operative Pain

In a recent study published in the journal Laryngoscope and authored by a pair of Stanford University School of Medicine researchers, a double blind, placebo controlled study found that acupuncture preformed during surgery reduced post-operative pain and resulted in a faster restoration of appetite compared to a control group of patients undergoing a tonsillectomy. The […]

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Active Ingredient in Chinese Herb Effective Against Ebola Virus

An article from the Australian Business Insider that has been making the rounds on the internet this week reports on a new series of trials for a drug that utilizes an active ingredient, tetrandrine, found in the Chinese Medical Herb Han Fang Ji that was found to be effective in stopping the ebola virus from […]

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What Can Chinese Medicine Treat?

When I tell people that I meet that I am an acupuncturist, the question of what can Chinese medicine and acupuncture treat inevitably comes up, usually followed by a question about pain. While it is very true that Chinese medicine is great for treating almost any kind of pain, Chinese medicine and acupuncture have so […]

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Dry Eyes? Chinese Medicine Can Help!

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine have long been used to help treat a variety of eye issues including dry eyes and lack of tearing. A new study recently published has demonstrated the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating dry eyes when compared with a control group. The study used 2 groups of participants, with the experimental […]

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Got Migraines? Get Acupuncture!

In a meta review study of large and well-designed trials for migraine prevention with acupuncture and comparisons of acupuncture versus drug therapies published this week in the journal “Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain”, researchers have stated that “acupuncture seems to be at least as effective as conventional drug prevention therapy for migraine […]

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Who’s Giving You Acupuncture? What’s In Your Supplements?

With two big stories in the news this week about unlicensed acupuncture causing a lung collapse and herbal supplements being pulled from shelves of the big box stores, I thought it would be a good time to take a look at what certifications consumers should look for when looking for acupuncture and herbal medicines. All […]

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