Acupuncture for Pain Patients?

acupuncturistAcupuncture can be used for a variety of conditions. It is most commonly used for pain management. Acupuncture involves the insertion of very fine needles into various points throughout the body. This creates a regulatory response to our central nervous system. It also releases pain blocking chemicals and increases blood flow locally to produce healing. Many patients leave the office visit feeling quite relaxed and optimistic. The treatment is generally well tolerated, low risk and can provide a means of managing pain without stronger medications.
If you have any questions regarding the benefits of this therapy please feel free to contact our office

Read more in our April Newsletter.

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The Basics of Foam Rollers

71_108Do you know someone who is experiencing sore or tight muscles and looking for an inexpensive therapeutic tool? Foam rollers may be beneficial. A foam roller is simply a cylindrical piece of extruded hard-celled foam. They usually come in one-foot or three-foot lengths. One of the variations is the half roll. They are flat on one side and are often used by beginners. For densities, they could either be low density rollers or high density rollers. High density rollers are more durable and are a good choice for people who are not severely deconditioned and not in acute pain.

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Nerve Block Treatment for Migraines, Cranial Neuralgias and Facial Pain

botox_for_headaches-resized-600There are various types of headaches and pain disorders that occur in the craniofacial area. Migraine headaches have been linked to compression, irritation, or entrapment of peripheral nerves in the head and neck at muscular, fascial, and vascular sites. When the compression is significant, this can lead to chronic daily headaches.

Read more in our February Newsletter.

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