Seven Ways Acupuncture Can Help Men’s Health

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a complete medical system that has been around for nearly 3,000 years. It combines nutrition, herbs, acupuncture and other modalities to help keep the body functioning properly, while also treating any ailments that might occur. TCM has been used to treat both men and women, regardless of their age, and TCM is frequently becoming the medical choice for those who prefer to use holistic forms of medicine to heal themselves. continue reading »

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TCM and Libido in Men

If your love life is lackluster, have you considered Traditional Chinese medicine to help a sagging libido? Acupuncture and herbal formulas may just be the ticket to improve your sex life and reignite your fire. continue reading »

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Why You Should Get Regular Acupuncture Treatments

Everybody knows you should see your family physician at least once a year and your dentist at least twice a year. But not everybody knows about acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine and the many benefits it can provide for you. If you start incorporating acupuncture into your health and wellness regime, you may not have to rely on the family physician so much for those minor little issues. Let’s look at how getting regular acupuncture treatments can help you stay happy and healthy. continue reading »

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FDA proposes that doctors learn about acupuncture for pain management

Share these links with your doctor or that skeptical family member. Acupuncture is a viable alternative therapy recommended by the FDA as an alternative to Opioid prescription medications.  We have extensive clinical experience successfully treating pain with acupuncture, allowing patients to either reduce or eliminate pain medication quickly by getting the patient pain free.

 

“The guidelines now recommend that doctors get information about chiropractic care and acupuncture as therapies that might help patients avoid prescription Opioids.   ….the American College of Physicians recommended non-surgical treatments such as acupuncture, yoga, and chiropractic care as the first options for treating lower back pain.”

 

In this article, the FDA Proposes Doctors Learn About Acupuncture for Pain Management:

https://www-pbs-org.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.pbs.org/newshour/amp/health/fda-proposes-doctors-learn-acupuncture-pain-management

 

A follow-up to this article: the FDA has approved changes to its blueprint for health providers to include recommending acupuncture as an alternative to pain medication. 

See page 3 in the link below for specific mention about acupuncture, 

“II. NONPHARMACOLOGIC THERAPIES
A number of nonpharmacologic therapies are available that can play an important role in
managing pain, particularly musculoskeletal pain and chronic pain.
• Psychological approaches – e.g., cognitive behavioral therapy
• Physical rehabilitative approaches – e.g., physical therapy, occupational therapy
• Surgical approaches
• Complementary therapies – e.g., acupuncture, chiropracty
HCPs should be knowledgeable about the range of available therapies, when they may be
helpful, and when they should be used as part of a multidisciplinary approach to pain
management.”

https://www.fda.gov/downloads/Drugs/NewsEvents/UCM557071.pdf

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Patient Help Sheet: Acupuncture and Sports Injuries

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