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Trigeminal Neuralgia (Facial Pain)

May 16th, 2017 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports

Acupuncture Relief for Trigeminal Neuralgia Trigeminal neuralgia, a disorder of the trigeminal nerve, is a condition that produces intense, sporadic facial pain along one or more of the three branches of this nerve. The pain is severe and can last from seconds to minutes. Another name for this condition is ‚Äútic douloreaux‚ÄĚ due to the…..

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Migraine Assoc. Report

July 16th, 2015 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports, 3 Various Specific Problems

National Seminar for Migraine Action Week: An Overview ¬†¬†[Adapted from the Migraine Association of Ireland‚Äôs report.] ‚ÄėMigraine and Well-Being: Approaches to Migraine Management’ was the theme of Migraine Action Week 2012 in a hugely successful national seminar in Dublin attended by over one hundred people. Speaking at the event in the Ballsbridge Hotel on Saturday…..

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Hip Pain and Acupuncture

February 10th, 2015 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports

HIP PAIN RESEARCH (¬© JCM Ltd) EAR ACUPUNCTURE & HIP PAIN A study which compared auricular press needles inserted at specific points for hip pain (hip joint, lung, Shenmen, thalamus) with similar needles inserted in auricular non-points, in 61 patients one day before and for three days after total hip arthroplasty surgery, found that the…..

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Back Pain and Acupuncture

February 10th, 2015 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports

BACK PAIN Research: Can acupuncture help?   Low back pain means pain in the lower lumbar, lumbosacral, or sacroiliac regions possibly accompanied by pain radiating down one or both buttocks and legs. Low back pain is one of the most common complaints. It is present in at least 50% of all persons 60 years of…..

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Lower Back Pain

October 25th, 2013 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports, 3 Various Specific Problems

Acupuncture Relieves Lower Back¬†Pain A new study (released on HealthCMI.com) of 236 patients published in the Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain concludes that acupuncture is an effective treatment modality for the relief of lower¬†back pain. A total of 14 acupuncture treatments were applied over a period of four weeks in this randomized investigation. The researchers concluded…..

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Headaches + Migraine Advice

October 23rd, 2013 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports, 3 Various Specific Problems

  ‘Common’ Type headaches which can benefit from acupuncture include‚ÄĒ Tension headache Chronic Daily Headache, (Analgesic Rebound) which fluctuates throughout the day.¬† It can be the result of over-use of pain-killers‚ÄĒa vicious cycle of taking pain-killers to get rid of a headache that is itself caused by taking medication.¬† Withdrawal may result in worsening headaches,…..

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Sports Injuries 2

February 25th, 2013 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports

What is an injury in Chinese Medicine?¬†¬† Posted on Mar 13, 2012 ACI (Acupuncture Council of Ireland) Sprains, strains and other injuries quite literally stop you in your tracks. Whatever the type of injury it immobilizes the joint affected which impacts on your life no matter who you are. But, when dealing with sports professionals,…..

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Neck Problems

January 6th, 2013 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports

Symptoms can include:‚ÄĒ headaches, neck and shoulder pain, low back pain, unexplained fatigue, spinal stiffness, digestive complaints, lowered energy, and a general feeling of malaise. Whiplash¬† can be due to:¬† due to a fall; a knock; sports injuries‚ÄĒ causing damaged ligaments, muscles or joints. It can also be due to head traumas or a sudden,…..

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Sports Injuries

June 29th, 2012 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports

Acupuncture and Sports Injuries: Article from:¬† The Irish Times – Tuesday, July 19, 2011¬†¬† SYLVIA THOMPSON In the west, acupuncture is usually sought out as a treatment for chronic health problems, whether they are musculoskeletal, neurological or even autoimmune in origin. In the past number of years, acupuncture is also being sought out both for…..

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

June 26th, 2012 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports

Imagine suddenly feeling sick and exhausted all the time and having someone tell you you’re not really sick. People with chronic fatigue syndrome face that all the time. Some doctors say they’re depressed or that it’s all in their heads – or they’re just whiners or hypochondriacs. It’s also common for them to tell someone,…..

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