Manage TMJ with Acupuncture

A study published by the British Acupuncture Society found that “acupuncture is a simple, relatively safe and potentially efficacious and useful technique in the management of temporomandibular dysfunction (TMJ).” By returning the body’s natural flow back to order, acupuncture can relieve pain and inflammation in the jaw. The study found that acupuncture produced a beneficial effect in 85 percent of … Continue reading

5 Tips to Help With TMJ

Commonly known as TMJ, temporomandibular joint pain affects over 10 million Americans and can involve difficulty chewing, jaw muscle stiffness and painful popping or clicking, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Although for some people the pain of TMJ goes away on its own, others develop long-term problems and need treatment to help their pain. Here … Continue reading

Acupuncture for TMJ

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ) is a common condition that is characterized by pain and jaw dysfunction. TMJ is used to describe a wide range of conditions associated with jaw pain and restricted jaw movement. While TMJ isn’t life-threatening, it can negatively impact a person’s quality of life, causing bouts of insomnia, stress, pain and disability. It’s estimated that up to … Continue reading

7 Ways to Alleviate Arthritis

Arthritis is a condition characterized by painful inflammation and stiffness in the joints. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 52.5 million U.S. adults suffer from either arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, or lupus1. If you have arthritis, you should try the following tips to alleviate your symptoms. #1) Maintain a Healthy Weight The first step in … Continue reading

Relieve your Arthritis with Acupuncture

Arthritis is a painful and oftentimes debilitating condition that’s characterized by inflammation within one or more joints affecting the hands, lower back, neck, knees and more.  According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 2 people will develop osteoarthritis of the knee by the age of 85. It’s important to note, however, that there are several … Continue reading

Acupuncture Treatment for Arthritis & Chronic Pain Research

Did you know that acupuncture is a very effective treatment for chronic pain and arthritis? A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine in 2012 reported that: An estimated 3 million American adults receive acupuncture treatment each year and chronic pain is the most common presentation. They concluded that: Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic pain and arthritis. Acupuncture … Continue reading