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312, 2018

An Analysis of the Channel Imbalances Associated with Patellofemoral Syndrome

By |December 3rd, 2018|

In Sports Medicine Acupuncture®, we emphasize an integrated model, incorporating the best from the traditions of Western Orthopedics/Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Maybe we learn about

2509, 2018

Acupuncture for Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin Splints)

By |September 25th, 2018|

From professional to recreational sports, running is a common activity in which tibial stress syndrome becomes a primary complaint of lower leg pain. In treating this syndrome for over 15 years from both a western and eastern view, the author felt the importance of performing a study on this frequent injury. The research described below was designed to answer the basic question: Over the duration of the study, did athletes who received acupuncture perceive a decrease in shin splint pain and increase in activity level compared to athletes who received standard treatment?

2706, 2018

Neck and Rhomboid Pain: A Sinew Channel Approach

By |June 27th, 2018|

Neck and rhomboid pain is a frequent patient complaint. A common cause of this pain is entrapment of the dorsal scapular nerve. Clinical symptoms include muscle weakness

2704, 2018

ACUPUNCTURE FOR HIP PAIN: A Sports Medicine Acupuncture® Approach

By |April 27th, 2018|

Many people who suffer chronic pain or ongoing injuries struggle to find a long-term solution. Sports Medicine Acupuncture is a revolutionary method of treatment that incorporates principals

3003, 2018

The Kidneys Influence on Ligaments

By |March 30th, 2018|

This blog entry is an excerpt from the author’s soon to be released book, Sports Medicine Acupuncture, that discusses the kidneys influence on ligaments.

312, 2017

Yaoyan and the Channel Sinews

By |December 3rd, 2017|

The Extra Point Yaoyan The image on the left shows palpation of the extra point yaoyan (M-BW-24). This point is 3.5 cun lateral to the lower border

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