Tag: acupuncture

May 6, 2018 Joe Brady

Tips from the “Yellow Emperor’s Medicine Cabinet” Allergies and the Winds of Spring “The three months of Spring are the season for renewal. 
With everything flourishing, the world is full of life.
To accord with the season, go to bed a little later, and get up a little earlier.
 Be patient and let things grow. Go for…

April 8, 2018 Joe Brady

In 2015 traditional Chinese medicine won it’s first Nobel prize when Sweden’s Karolinska Institute awarded Tu Youyou, with the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences jointly won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, together with William Campbell, and Japan’s Satoshi Omura. Tu won for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against malaria using the…

April 1, 2018 Joe Brady

According to the American Medical Association AMA Annual June 11-15, 2016 Report [Dry Needling Resolution], Physical therapists are not qualified to be performing acupuncture even if they call it dry needling. Medical practitioners should not be performing treatments that they have not been trained for. “Dry Needling is an Invasive Procedure. This resolution asked our AMA to…

March 25, 2018 Joe Brady

The National Center for Health Statistics’ provisional data shows that the state’s opioid drug overdose deaths increased by more than 23 percent from 2016 to 2017. Meanwhile, there are alternatives in the treatment of pain that could save many lives in the U.S. each year. Scientific reviews and randomized clinical trials provide encouraging evidence that…

December 30, 2017 Joe Brady

Complementary Approaches to Pain Can Really Help With over 64,000 deaths attributable to opioid drugs last year drug overdoses of both prescription and non-prescription heroine/opioid-related drugs have become a leading cause of death in the United States. The truly sick thing about this grisly tally is that carefully controlled scientific studies show that natural nondrug methods of pain…

September 24, 2017 Joe Brady

For over 5000 years traditional Chinese medicine has used Acupuncture for Pain Management helped people to reduce pain and relieve suffering. This time tested treatment is getting a second look as part of the current push to reduce addiction to opioids (synthetic heroine). The FDA has proposed changes to education guidelines for doctors that would include…

July 17, 2017 Joe Brady

A disease of accelerated aging, more than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes and 86 million adults aged 20 years and older have prediabetes. Diabetes Latest| Features | CDC https://www.cdc.gov/features/diabetesfactsheet/ In ancient China diabetes used to be a fairly rare disease occurring only in old age because people were physically active. Still…