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How Does Acupuncture Work?

So… How Does Acupuncture Really Work? I get this question just as much as “What is the difference between Athletic Therapy and Physiotherapy?” (Refer to our blog ‘What is Athletic Therapy’ couple of weeks back for the answer!). http://applecreeksportsmedicine.com/what-is-an-athletic-therapist/  So, how does acupuncture really work? Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles into a neuro-reactive site […]

Contemporary Medical Acupuncture vs. Traditional Chinese Acupuncture

Contemporary Medical Acupuncture: This form of acupuncture takes the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) approach and modifies it slightly using modern day scientific understanding.  At first glance this form of acupuncture will look very similar to TCM acupuncture, as they both require the placement of small, thing needles in specific points along determined meridians for an […]

Arthritis Awareness

Arthritis by definition means inflammation of the joints and for the most part is divided into Autoimmune arthritis’ (rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis), septic arthritis due to an infection and osteoarthritis (OA). OA, the most common form of arthritis, is related to aging and the long-term wear and tear on the joints that is seen.  Previous […]