Can Cupping and Acupuncture Help Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a frustrating and painful disease that overwhelmingly affects women. Some of the many things that make it so baffling is that fibromyalgia causes are largely unknown, and a fibromyalgia cure lies somewhere in the future. Fibromyalgia diagnosis is made after the doctor has heard the patient’s symptoms and after they have determined that […]

Cupping therapy, everything you need to know

Background of Chinese Cupping Therapy Many people have only been aware of cupping therapy since Michael Phelps proudly rocked his unmistakable “cupping marks” at the Rio Summer Olympic Games. However, before cupping became a favorite therapy of athletes worldwide, cupping was a Chinese health technique dating back thousands of years. Though there are many variations, at […]

Relieve sciatica pain with physiotherapy

The sciatic nerve begins at the lower back of the spinal cord and extends down to the buttock area making it the largest nerve in the human body. Responsible for supplying sensation to lower extremities, the sciatic nerve can become pinched causing pain to radiate down the leg. Typically self-diagnosable, sciatic nerve pain causes weakness […]

Acupuncture: An Effective Treatment for Migraine and Headaches

The Basics of Acupuncture Acupuncture is an alternative, natural treatment that uses hair-like needles to alleviate pain, reduce nausea, and promote the well-being of the body as a whole. Having witnessed the multitude of benefits to their patients, many physicians now regularly integrate acupuncture into their practice. Historically, acupuncture has relied on concepts from Traditional […]