Wednesday 3 October 2012

The Canadian Medical Association Journal-National Institute For Health-Chronic Headaches

Acupuncture For Back Pain

For people receiving health care for low back pain, symptoms will improve significantly in the first six weeks, but pain may linger even after one year, according to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. As a holistic therapy, acupuncture for low back pain offers short-term decrease … read more..

Too Many Painkillers Maybe Causing Your Headache

Many people with chronic headaches take pain killers almost daily. But a report from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence in the United Kingdom asserts that taking too many pain killers is actually making your headaches worse. The guidelines define overuse of pain medication for more than 15 days out of the month. Types [...] read more..

If you have Federal BCBS group/enrollment 105 your acupuncture coverage is awesome!

If you have Federal BCBS group/enrollment 105 your acupuncture coverage is awesome!

That's right.  Enrollment code or group 105 of the Blue Cross Blue Shield federal employee plan covers 24 acupuncture treatments a year.  You could be the healthiest employee in your office!  Very smart of the Fed to cover Chinese Medicine/acupuncture as it is one of the best preventive medicines out there so saves them money because employees aren't missing work.  And, let's face it, Chinese Medicine is one of the places that people come who have tried everything else in modern medicine (expensive!!) and more or less given up on having good health.  My work is so gratifying because I so often see people get well, have a much better quality of life, or bring new humans into the world through my work with couples who are experiencing fertility issues.
Acupuncture works!
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