Acupuncture Eliminates Chronic Low Back Pain

Acupuncture Eliminates Chronic Low Back Pain
What is Chronic Back Pain? According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 80% of  adults will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives.  Also, 20% of those who experience lower back pain will develop chronic back pain.  Chronic back pain is back pain that lasts for more than 3

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Acupuncture for Infertility

Acupuncture for Infertility
By Eric Waltemate, D.C. According to the Mayo Clinic Website, 10-15% of couples suffer from infertility.  Infertility is defined as not achieving pregnancy while having sex without birth control for six months to a year or longer. Research Concerning Acupuncture and Infertility According to this study from Tel Aviv University in Israel, women who used

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Quit Smoking with Acupuncture

Quit Smoking with Acupuncture
[caption id="attachment_867" align="alignleft" width="300"] Quit Smoking with Acupuncture[/caption] By Dr. Eric Waltemate, St. Louis Acupuncture & Chiropractic At one point I would have told anyone who had asked that acupuncture could not help people who wanted to quit smoking.  But recent research shows that people who want to can quit smoking with acupuncture.  There are

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Acupuncture Point for Trigeminal Neuralgia

[caption id="attachment_546" align="alignright" width="300"] Acupuncture Point for Trigeminal Neuralgia[/caption] Trigeminal Neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the Trigeminal or 5th cranial nerve, one of the most widely distributed nerves in the head. Trigeminal Neuralgia causes extreme, sporadic, sudden burning or shock-like facial pain that lasts anywhere from a few seconds to as long as

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Chesterfield Acupuncturist Recommends this Herb for Back and Neck Pain, Sciatica and Arthritis

By Dr. Eric Waltemate, St. Louis Acupuncture & Chiropractic Some of the most common complaints that we hear are related to back pain, neck pain and arthritis. For this week's herb of the week, we wanted to feature the pubescent angelica root, which has historically been prescribed to treat Wind and Dampness in Chinese Medicine.

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