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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Acupuncture is often used in integrative cancer care centers nationwide as a solution for side effects of chemotherapy, radiation treatments, medications and surgeries. Commonly treated symptoms include neuropathy, nausea, constipation, digestive issues, night sweats, hot flashes, fatigue, anxiety and depression, as well as for immune support. At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, acupuncture is a popular treatment offered to provide relief for patients....

Tinnitus The Eastern Medical Approach

Tinnitus: The Eastern Medical Approach

Tinnitus is a subjective sensation of hearing a sound in the absence of an external stimulus, and can be severe enough to significantly affect a patient’s quality of life. It is a common condition, however little is known about the etiology and there is no known effective surgical or pharmacological treatment to date. Many are turning to Eastern medicine - learn more about how acupuncture and herbs can help....

Post Stroke Rehabilitation & Prevention

Post-Stroke Rehabilitation & Prevention

For thousands of years, acupuncture and Chinese herbs have been used to treat the resulting dysfunction after stroke, including neurological deficits, cognitive impairments, hemiplegia, swallowing function and motor impairment. In modern China the use of acupuncture is well accepted for post-stroke rehabilitation as part of a comprehensive strategy used in conjunction with conventional stroke rehabilitation care. ...

The Harmful Effects of Scar Tissue

Have you experienced unexplainable symptoms or pain following a surgery? One of the most overlooked reasons may be due to scar tissue that can result internally, even from a seemingly minor laparoscopic procedure. Scar tissue on the surface is often dismissed as unsightly but harmless, when in reality the scar tissue goes much deeper below the epidermis level of the skin to affect the structures below.- learn more about how we can help....

Acupuncture: A Solution In The Opioid Crisis

Acupuncture: A Solution In The Opioid Crisis

In the face of an epidemic opioid crisis, the CDC and Joint Commission have endorsed acupuncture as an effective non-pharmacological solution for the treatment and management of pain. Opioid pain medications are highly addictive, leading to the development of tolerance and physical dependence. This has led to abusers substituting with lethal non-medical (heroin) or synthetic (fentanyl) opioids. It has been reported that “opioid drug abuse has killed more Americans than the Iraq, Afganistan and Vietnam wars combined." ...