Acupuncture for Neck Pain

Acupuncture for Neck Pain

Neck pain is one of the most common reasons for doctor visits. It is estimated that approximately 9 Million people currently suffer with chronic neck pain. Acupuncture is one of the most widely used treatment options for neck pain, as it has a proven history of effectively treating this condition. In Acupuncture theory, pain is said to be caused by the stagnation of either Qi (energy) or blood in the body. When energy gets stuck, pain results. Pain that is due to qi stagnation tends to be … [Read more...]

Foam Roller – Muscle Therapy

18 inch foam roller

Ever experience sore and tight muscles? If so, you should consider purchasing a foam roller. A foam roller is simply a cylindrical piece of hard-celled foam that can be used for self-massage (myofascial release). They come in different lengths and diameters. It’s best to start out using a softer foam roller. Over time you can progress to using a stiffer roller with will work deeper into the muscle tissue. How it works? By using your own bodyweight you can apply pressure to sore spots along … [Read more...]