Why Do You Care Who Needles You? Why You Want a LICENSED Acupuncturist… What is the difference between total hours of “actual needling training” required for acupuncture? Between Chiropractors? PT’s? Acupuncturists? Why Should You Care? Is there a HUGE difference of Training?… Chart provided by Minnesota Acupuncture Association What is “Dry Needling?” (Acupuncture done with […]

According to the National Institute of Health, Acupuncture Helps Lower Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) Acupuncture helps lower high blood pressure. It can significantly lower both systolic and diastolic numbers. The National Institute of Health on the Effects of Acupuncture on High Blood Pressure Acupuncture Protocol for Treatment of High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) At Aleesha D […]

Acupuncture For Tennis Elbow What is Tennis Elbow? “Tennis Elbow” is a repetitive stress injury which causes adhesion and eventually tiny tears in the tendon. Acute (early onset) may be diagnosed as “Tendonitis” whereas “Tendonosis” diagnosis refers to chronic (long-term) trauma of repetitive, overuse activity. Tendons attach muscle to bone. When adhesions (sounds like “adhesive” […]

Acupuncture for Endometriosis Pain (Pain and Women’s Health) What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis patients usually suffer with severely painful, heavy periods which often includes blood clots. Endometriosis involves endometrial tissue growing outside the uterus. Auto Immune symptoms or diagnosis, such as Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism often coincide with Endometriosis. Some women experience no abdominal or pelvic pain and […]

Shoulder Stretch for Rotator Cuff Injury (Pain and Women’s Health in Anoka) Here’s an easy shoulder stretch you can do virtually anywhere… Acupuncture can be helpful in relieving the pain and inflammation that goes along with rotator cuff injuries and other shoulder pain. Remember, serious rotator cuff tears may require surgery and immobilization of shoulder […]