New Back Pain Guidelines Endorse Acupuncture, Manipulation!

Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons for clinic visits in the United States. It is associated with increased healthcare costs as well as lost wages and decreased work productivity.
Up to 30% of patients report persistent low back pain up to 1 year after experiencing an acute episode. One in five report substantial limitations in activity.

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Depression: Natural Treatments!

Recently I read that one out of ten Americans are taking antidepressants! I was shocked, and almost went into depression myself! It has been said that depression is the most expensive disease on earth, with loss of productivity from absenteeism and poor performance costing as much as medical treatment…an estimated cost of 85 billion dollars annually in the U.S.!

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What Can Be Treated With Acupuncture?

The National Institutes for Health and the World Health Organization recognize the validity of acupuncture, and endorse the use of acupuncture for a number of conditions. Acupuncture is often combined with Chinese herbal medicine to provide the greatest effect.
Muscular and skeletal conditions: Pain or restriction in any of the following areas: back, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle, and foot. Also, sports injuries and conditions such as fibromyalgia.
Headaches: Tension, migraines.

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