V. Neuropathies and Main Disorders

NERVE GROWTH STIMULATION Controlled trial showed regeneration of sciatic nerve and myelination in rats. Rochkind. Photomed & Laser Surg. 2007, 25 (3): 137-143 AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM BENEFITS Irradiation of the Stellate Ganglion reduced VAS scores and increased...

VI. Other

THYROID FUNCTION IMPROVES Laser improves the function of the thyroid based on lab values with chronic autoimmune thyroiditis Lasers Surg Med. 2010 Aug; 42 (6): 589-96 BLOOD PRESSURE LOWERED WITH LASER Laser applied to acupoints lowered blood pressure J of Chiro Med,...

Self Help for the Common Cold

The common cold starts as Wind Cold in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), then changes to Wind Heat. If one can get rid of wind cold on the first day, then it will not progress to heat and the symptoms will be greatly reduced. If one catches a cold in the summer, it...

Foods that can help Edema

Edema is caused by retention of fluids that infiltrate the muscles and skin. It is marked by swelling of the face, head, eyelids, limbs, back or entire body. Factors that Contribute to Dampness (edema) Too much raw, cold, sweet mucus forming food such as raw fruits,...

Acupuncture and Arthritis

Acupuncture is a therapeutic method that involves the insertion of fine needles through the skin. Its purpose is to encourage natural healing, reduce pain and improve function. There is no injection of any substance. Acupuncture originated in China about 4,000 years...

Acupuncture and TMJ Syndrome

What is TMJ? TMJ (temporomandibular syndrome) refers to pain in the jaw region with possible swelling, limited range of motion, muscle spasms, caraches, grinding of teeth, facial asymmetry, clicking or popping noises, and occasionally, ringing in the ears. Common...

Acupuncture and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

What Is It? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an intestinal disorder in which patients may experience variable degrees of abdominal pain, constipation, and/or diarrhea which worsens as a reaction to stress. It is estimated that 10 – 20% of all American adults...