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How Fast will you Heal?

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In my practice I see many people who have been in pain for months or even years. Like anyone in pain they want to how long it will take to get better.

The Limits of Acupuncture

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The Limits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a strange practice…for most Westerners.

It is a system based on the combination of Eastern esoteric principles and anatomical principles. It uses a very different language, or jargon to be more specific, for describing its treatment of disease and injury than is seen in Western medicine.

B All You Can B

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B All You Can B

There is a lot of talk about B vitamins, particularly B6 and B12, as new research explains how they play into stress management, bone health, digestion of wheat and protein, and nerve function.

Podcast – First Podcast! Training of Acupuncturists and a Discussion About Fatigue.

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As this is the first podcast, I would like to spend some time addressing some questions and clearing up some misconceptions people might have about acupuncture. The first question people seem to have is: what can an acupuncturist do? Many people think that acupuncturists just stick needles into someone to help with pain and that’s it. And that acupuncture works by this strange thing called “qi” which sounds like the Force in Star Wars. Well, acupuncture does work on pain and there are several explanations of qi that are rather wild, but there is more to it than that.

Podcast – Opioids and Pain Management in Oriental Medicine

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Last time, I spoke on the training of acupuncturists and broadly touched on what Oriental Medicine can do for fatigue. Today, I am going to respond to an article about the CDC’s new regulations regarding the use of opioids and talk a bit more about the methods of action for acupuncture.

The Wonders of Acupuncture

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“So you are going to stick needles into me…and this will make me feel better?” “Yes.” “I’m not sure about this.” This sort of conversation, while usually not so blatant, is typical of the daily interactions of acupuncturists and the public. Acupuncturists are sometimes viewed as witch doctors and even

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Welcome I’m Erik Jackson, the acupuncturist of Changing Elements.  At my clinic I improve the lives of my clients by reducing their pain and alleviating other health concerns.  Through my treatment many individuals have been able to live their lives with more energy and greater control as a result of

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