acupuncture

Acupuncture

Acupuncture, the placement of very fine needles in specific points on the body, is believed to predate recorded history and is still used in modern Chinese medicine today.  Based on the concept that disease is caused by disruptions to the flow of energy in the body, acupuncture unblocks the current by stimulating points under the…

Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain and Addiction

We all know someone who suffers from chronic pain: arthritis swelling joints, muscles pulling spines or cancer pain.  Studies show that chronic pain effects more than 100 million Americans a year—compared to 25.8 million Americans suffering from diabetes or 16.3 million suffering from heart disease.  So what exactly is chronic pain?  Normal, or acute pain,…