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Health Tips with Dr. Ming

Acupuncture for Low Back Pain

Understanding Low Back Pain and its Impact Low back pain, a widespread condition affecting millions globally, can stem from various causes, including muscle strain, injury, poor posture, and degenerative conditions. This discomfort can significantly impair mobility, hinder daily activities, and diminish overall quality of life. Acupuncture, deeply rooted in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), has garnered ...

Neuropathy: A Talk with Dr. Ming

Neuropathy, or nerve damage, can result from a wide range of conditions, treatments like chemotherapy, and even with an unknown cause. Family history may increase the likelihood, and it can last several years or be lifelong. Neuropathy is very common, 15% of patients in our clinic and more than 3 million cases per year in the ...

Sciatica: A Talk with Dr. Ming

Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along that path of the sciatic nerve, from the low back, through the buttock and hip, and down to the leg and foot. Sciatica commonly occurs due to herniated discs, bone spurs on the spine, or a narrowing of the spine which compresses the nerve, known as spinal stenosis. ...

Fibromyalgia: A Talk with Dr. Ming

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that involves widespread muscle pain, tenderness, fatigue, and other symptoms throughout your body.  It’s not a form of arthritis, but like arthritis, it can interfere with a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. An estimated 5 million American adults have fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). Between 80 and 90 percent of people ...

Acupuncture and Sports Injury

Dr. Ming talks about Acupuncture and Sports Injury Especially for Professional Athletes, Dancers, and Musicians Acupuncture is a very successful treatment for acute and chronic sports injuries. Many sports teams do use acupuncture to decrease healing time and resolve ailments for improving their performance. The common sports injury conditions treated by acupuncture are: • Tennis elbow• ...

Acupuncture on the Neuro-Endocrine- Immune Network

October 2020: This month Dr. Ming Talks about Acupuncture on the Neuro-Endocrine-Immune Network Modern scientific researches show that the body’s inherent regulatory system is a neuro-endocrine-immune (NEI) network.  The evidence of acupuncture adjusting NEI network and provide some evidences for revealing the mechanism of acupuncture.  Effect of acupuncture on neuro-endocrine-immune network is a result of ...