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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Acupuncture Point for Asthma and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

[caption id="attachment_486" align="alignright" width="506"] Acupuncture point for Asthma[/caption] This is an excellent acupuncture point for asthma, wrist pain, ankle pain, and foot pain In western convention this point is known as LU 9 because it’s the ninth point on the “lung” channel.  In Chinese the characters are太淵which is Romanized as Tài Yuān and pronounced as

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