Pain Management

Carpal Tunnel and Trigeminal Neuralgia with Acupuncture

By Dr.Kim / 01/18/2024 /

Treatment of Neurological Disorders with Acupuncture A neurological disorder refers to a problem with the nervous system, which is a complex, sophisticated system that regulates and coordinates the body’s activities. Nerve pain can arise from trauma, inflammation, stroke, disease, infection, nerve degeneration, exposure to toxic chemicals, and nutrient deficiencies. Nerve pain is usually a sharp…

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The Surprising Thing to Get Rid of Pain

By Dr.Kim / 10/29/2023 / Comments Off on The Surprising Thing to Get Rid of Pain

Angie, a 35-year-old woman recently moved from New Mexico, has been having lower back pain for about 6 months, which usually happens in the morning when she gets up. She wasn’t really athletic and didn’t really like working out in the gym. She was more of a yoga type with a thin and long structure.…

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Acute Back Pain Case From Weight Lifting in Acupuncture

By Dr.Kim / 10/29/2023 / Comments Off on Acute Back Pain Case From Weight Lifting in Acupuncture

Pain control and sports injury case Katie is an avid cross fit woman, she loves intense training. One day, she was having weight lift over the shoulder and felt something wrong on the back, and that evening her back started hurting and couldn’t really sleep. When I see her, the pain level was like 7-8.…

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Are You Having Trouble Sleeping Due To Back Pain?

By Dr.Kim / 10/11/2011 / Comments Off on Are You Having Trouble Sleeping Due To Back Pain?

Have you ever had back pain in your life? If you’re like most people, your answer is probably a resounding “yes.” There’s good reason for that… About 80 percent of the adults in the U.S. experience back pain at some point in their lives, and the back pain is one of the most common reason for…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrom Pain in Wrist and Hand

By Dr.Kim / 06/29/2010 / Comments Off on Carpal Tunnel Syndrom Pain in Wrist and Hand

What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder of the wrist and hand. The carpal tunnel is a narrow tunnel formed by the bones and other tissues of your wrist. This tunnel protects your median nerve. The median nerve helps you move your thumbs and the first 3 fingers on each…

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How to Alleviate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By Dr.Kim / 06/29/2010 / Comments Off on How to Alleviate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Acupuncture Treatment For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Acupuncturist checks the range of motion and the intensity of pain and any swelling and ask if there is any abnormal sensation and so on. And he evaluates the severity of your condition and decide what acupuncture points to be placed on; usually around or/and on the affected region…

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Tylenol and Benadryl on Recall

By Dr.Kim / 06/21/2010 / Comments Off on Tylenol and Benadryl on Recall

J&J Expands Previous Recall to Include Additional Tylenol Products A Tylenol recall issued last year by the Johnson & Johnson unit of McNeil Consumer Healthcare because of chemical contamination has been expanded for a second time to include Benadryl Allergy Ultratablets and Extra Strength Tylenol. The latest recall includes four lots of Benadryl Allergy Ultratab…

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Acupuncture for Chronic Migraine and Headache

By Dr.Kim / 06/07/2010 / Comments Off on Acupuncture for Chronic Migraine and Headache

Chronic Migraine and Headache Disorders Nearly 10 million people in the United States suffer from regular migraine headaches; and 40% of people in North America have occasional migraines. On average, 55% of migraine sufferers miss two workdays per month. In addition, 88% of sufferers work more than five days per month despite having a migraine.…

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Low Back Surgeries are really always necessary – NPR

By Dr.Kim / 04/24/2010 / Comments Off on Low Back Surgeries are really always necessary – NPR

Too many complex back surgeries are being done and people are suffering as a result, according to a study in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. The general tendency noted in the study — that many patNPR 04062010 Back Surgeryients and doctors think more medical care is always better —…

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Acupuncture Helps Ease Back Pain-The Most Recent Study

By Dr.Kim / 11/06/2009 / Comments Off on Acupuncture Helps Ease Back Pain-The Most Recent Study

    Study: Acupuncture Helps Ease Back Pain by Allison Aubrey from NPR May 18, 2009 If you’ve never had acupuncture, the vision of needles piercing your skin may sound more like a dreaded appointment with the phlebotomist to draw blood than a healing day at the spa. “I don’t like getting blood tests or…

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