Category Archives: pain

  • How Does Acupuncture Treat Pain?

    Posted on June 23, 2017 by in pain

    How to effectively and safely treat pain is an ongoing conversation in healthcare. Pain medication can be helpful for short term use, but there’s a risk of addiction and organ damage with long term use. Acupuncture is now one of the recommended non-pharmacological treatments for pain by the Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is the […]

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  • Why it’s worth it to invest in private practice acupuncture.

    Posted on February 16, 2017 by in acupuncture treatment, pain, stress, Uncategorized

    How to Choose between Private and Community Acupuncture   If you’re searching for an acupuncturist in Denver, you have a ton of options. If you consider other types of practitioners who use acupuncture based techniques, like chiropractors and physical therapists who do “dry needling,” your choices expand even further. Staying in the realm of licensed […]

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  • What is an acupuncture treatment like?

    Posted on October 21, 2016 by in acupuncture treatment, pain, UncategorizedSo, what is an acupuncture treatment like? I have a diverse group of patients, and there is no protocol that will work for everyone.  The person who comes in at 10am might have a much different treatment from the next person who  comes at 11am! I'll give you two examples of imaginary people and their acupuncture treatments. [...]Comments Off on What is an acupuncture treatment like? Continue Reading...
  • How can acupuncture help pain from herniated discs?

    Posted on October 20, 2016 by in pain, UncategorizedAcupuncture for Herniated Discs Pain caused by herniated discs is a common reason people seek out care from complementary medicine providers like acupuncturists. Acupuncture can alleviate the pain and discomfort caused by herniated discs, without the use of drugs or surgery.  It's best when used concurrently with exercises such as physical therapy or pilates in [...]Comments Off on How can acupuncture help pain from herniated discs? Continue Reading...