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Acupuncture and Electrical Stimulation

Acupuncture and Electrical Stimulation

E-stim is normally used for more stubborn situations, when needles alone are not enough to shift the body back into balance. This is often true for very stubborn muscle pain and tightness. The needles by themselves may not be enough to get the body to let go of muscle spasms and pain, so a little stimulation can help. In this case, the electrical current causes a small and ongoing spasm to exhaust the muscle. Basically, the muscle gets so tired, it gives up and relaxes. The electrical current can also cause a numbing sensation to help with the pain.

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Why Don’t We Heal?

Why don’t we heal? After nearly 20 years in the complementary health field, I have a few observations.
Warning, this is a bit of a ramble! (Straight from the heart. Almost completely unedited and churned out all at once! And it’s really long.)

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WHAT IS AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION?

What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration? Can you imagine slowly losing the ability to see? Most surveys from around the world have concluded that their vision is the sense they fear losing the most. We rely on this precious sense to engage in the world around us, to...

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