Acupuncture for Bell’s Palsy Previously, I had written about an article about how acupuncture has been shown to be effective for Bell’s Palsy. (Acupuncture for Bell’s Palsy – The De Qi Sensation – link ) The main point of my previous entry was to discuss one major factor in the treatment of Bell’s. This is
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Documenting the Varicocele A while back, I blogged about the use of acupuncture to reduce the size of gallstones in a patient. (link) Right now, we present another case with documentation. I was approached by a patient some weeks ago with a diagnosis of varicoele. Here is the first ultrasound. Acupuncture for varicocoele Four weeks
My apologies to my handful of readers. I have not been able to blog with any regularity the past month or so. At any rate, I would now like to share an experience I went through last week while on my annual sojourn to China. So last week, I am eating out with friends when
I feel so deeply honored to have been invited to give an online lecture for this site. My first topic will be meridian style approach to headaches and particularly migraines. Migraines are a very personal topic for me. I suffered from them for decades and it was acupuncture that helped.
A Disclaimer This isn’t really a TCM article per se. Then again, I do have “musings” and “reviews” sections in my category listing, so I suppose this belongs there. Anyway, I was given this product to review and here I am about to review it. I received no monetary compensation for this review but I
Popping The Question The most common questions encountered by any acupuncturist are, in my experience: “Can acupuncture treat (fill in the blank) ?” “How many sessions will I need?” and inevitably, “Does acupuncture hurt?” The Biggest Lie in the History of Medicine People are afraid of sharp objects. That’s a given. Sharp objects might gouge
“Doc, can acupuncture cure gallstones? I’m afraid of surgery.” This is certainly a question most often popped to me, especially in the Philippine General Hospital Traditional and Integrative Medicine Clinic. I would thus like to present a case that may give an answer. Last October, a fifty-six year old lady consulted our clinic for gall
Dr. Eddie Concepcion is one of my heroes in this profession. Kind, humble, witty, clever, and a pretty darned good physician and acupuncturist as well! With his permission, I am reposting this Facebook Note on Coffee. SIMPLIFIED HEALTH UPDATE ON COFFEE: the good effects: – sharpness of mind – cleansing – warming (great for the
Patients are mostly aware that acupuncture can be beneficial in the treatment of pain. In this case, acupuncture is used to decrease the perception of pain sensations. Many thus are curious as to whether or not acupuncture can be used in the opposite end of the spectrum – the treatment of numbness and peripheral neuropathy.
Note: This article was originally published on my old blog qi-spot on November 17, 2009. Please forgive the amateurish writing style. For the sake of history, I have not edited the original blog entry except to properly cite the original People’s Daily article. An article in People’s Daily Online claims that the death rate in