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Beat the Baltimore Throb: Conquering Migraines with Acupuncture

Do you live in Baltimore County and suffer from debilitating migraines? You’re not alone. Millions of people worldwide struggle with these intense headaches, and traditional medications often come with unwanted side effects.

Thankfully, there’s a natural approach to migraine relief gaining traction: acupuncture! This time-tested practice from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is showing promise in reducing migraine frequency and intensity.

How Acupuncture Can Help Baltimore Migraine Sufferers

Acupuncturists aim to restore balance and alleviate pain.

For migraines, acupuncture may:

  • Reduce pain signals: Acupuncture may trigger the release of endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers.
  • Improve blood flow: By stimulating specific points, acupuncture may improve circulation, potentially reducing migraine triggers.
  • Promote relaxation: Acupuncture’s calming effect can help manage stress, a significant migraine contributor.

Kickstarting Your Baltimore Acupuncture Journey

If you’re ready to explore acupuncture for migraines in Baltimore County, here are some steps to get you started:  Schedule a Consultation- This initial meeting allows you to discuss your concerns and for the acupuncturist, Dr. Laura Parks to review your complete medical history and determine if you are a good candidate for our treatment program for migraines and headaches.

Acupuncture  can be a powerful tool in your migraine management toolbox. Take control of your Baltimore headaches and explore the potential of acupuncture today!

Call 410-847-4766 to begin.

Finding Relief from Shingles in Baltimore County: Can Acupuncture Help?

Shingles, a reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus (chickenpox), can cause a painful, blistering rash along with burning, itching, and even nerve pain. While antiviral medications are the standard treatment, some people seek alternative therapies for managing shingles symptoms. Acupuncture is one such option gaining traction.

What is Acupuncture and How Can it Help with Shingles?

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine practice involving inserting thin needles into specific points on the body. It’s believed to stimulate the nervous system and promote healing. Studies suggest acupuncture may help with shingles by:

  • Reducing Pain: Acupuncture triggers the release of endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers.
  • Boosting Immunity: Acupuncture enhances the immune system’s response to the shingles virus.
  • Improving Nerve Function: Acupuncture helps alleviate nerve pain associated with shingles.

Finding an Acupuncturist for Shingles Treatment in Baltimore County

Dr. Laura here at Cloud 9 Acupuncture has extensive experience treating shingles and effectively getting patients out of pain.

Call today to schedule a consult and find out if you are a good candidate for treatment at Cloud 9 Acupuncture.

Can Acupuncture Help Spinal Stenosis?

Spinal stenosis is a condition that occurs when the spaces in the spine narrow, putting pressure on the nerves. This can cause pain, numbness, and weakness in the back, legs, and feet.

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) treatment that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body. These points are believed to be connected to energy pathways, or meridians, that run throughout the body. When the needles are inserted, they are thought to stimulate the flow of energy and promote healing.

There is some evidence to suggest that acupuncture can be effective in relieving the pain and other symptoms of spinal stenosis. A study published in the journal Acupuncture in Medicine found that acupuncture was as effective as physical therapy in reducing pain and improving function in people with spinal stenosis.

Another study, published in the journal Pain, found that acupuncture was more effective than sham acupuncture in reducing pain and improving function in people with chronic low back pain.

If you are considering acupuncture for spinal stenosis, it is important to talk to your doctor first. Acupuncture is not a cure for spinal stenosis, but it may be a helpful way to manage the pain and other symptoms.

Here are some of the benefits of using acupuncture for spinal stenosis:

  • It is a safe and effective treatment.
  • It has few side effects.
  • It can be used in conjunction with other treatments, such as physical therapy or medication.
  • It can help to reduce pain, inflammation, and muscle spasms.
  • It can improve range of motion and flexibility.
  • It can help to promote healing and recovery.

If you are interested in trying acupuncture for spinal stenosis, be sure to start with a consultation. Acupuncture can be a helpful way to manage the pain and other symptoms of spinal stenosis.

Call today to begin for a consultation. 

Arthritis & Autoimmune? Acupuncture to the Rescue

What do Arthritis & Autoimmune conditions have in common?

  • Lots of Inflammation!
  • The Body Attacking Itself
  • The body often so inflamed it starts to break down or degenerate

The Good News Is… We Can Help!

What can we do to help?

  • Acupuncture to restore the proper immune function, reduce inflammation and allow the lymphatic system to carry away toxins
  • Proper Nutrition and Supplementation, and Direct Vitamin Injection Therapy using vitamins C, D3, and B12 to boost immune system and reduce inflammation.

  • O3 Regenerative Therapy is great for these conditions as the O3 fully oxygenates any cell or tissue it comes in contact with, allowing mutated cells or pathogens to die off quickly and efficiently, as well as break down scar tissue and arthritis with often permanent improvements in these conditions.
  • ATP Resonance BioTherapy, a cutting edge technology that uses a computer to reprogram your cells for optimal ATP cellular functioning, clears inflammation specifically from the area of the body we program the ATP computer to focus on. For example, there is a program called “Pain w. Arthritis Inflammation” and there are viral programs for long-term viruses like Epstein Barr Virus that causes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
  • Pain relieving topicals during the session as well as for self-care at home, Tiger Mom CBD Oil and Holy Water. These also come in travel sizes and make excellent gifts.

Use Your HSA Before it’s Too Late

Attention Patients!

If you have a HSA or Medical Flex Spending account, you will want to use it before you lose it on January 1st.

We have the following eligible for purchase with your HSA or Flex Spending:

  • Treatment Plans Not Covered By Insurance
  • Advanced Therapies like O3 Regenerative Therapy or ATP Resonance BioTherapy
  • Vitamin Injection Therapy using Vitamin C & D3 to boost your Immune System, or B12 for Anxiety and Fatigue, or Mineral Blend          for Dehydration, Tense Muscles, Constipation or Insomnia
  • Supplements that support Immune Health, Gut Balance and Reduce Inflammation
  • Oral CBD Oil for reducing inflammation, also helps anxiety, insomnia and stress.
  • Pain Relieving Topicals Tiger Mom CBD Oil or Holy Water

What are you waiting for? Call 410-847-4766 today to schedule an appointment or schedule a refill pick up so you can enjoy this beautiful, crisp, cool Fall weather!

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