lost or found podcast interview with dr lishanna emmert

Lost or Found Podcast Interview with Dr. Lishanna Emmert

Episode 65: Acupuncture And Chronic Pain With Dr. Lishanna Emmert Chronic pain is one of the leading causes of long-term disability in the world.  And it’s generally known that the power of medicine to relieve pain remains sadly inadequate. Dealing with chronic pain can wear a person down.  Oftentimes, people also experience frustration and mental…
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dry needling vs acupuncture

Dry Needling vs. Acupuncture: Which Is Right for You?

On a surface level examination, dry needling and acupuncture may seem like nearly identical practices. Although both use thin, disposable, stainless steel needles, these treatments are not the same – and we’ll explain why. Learning the differences between dry needling and acupuncture is the best way to understand which type of treatment is right for…
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acupuncture for asthma

Acupuncture’s Take on Asthma

Acupuncture can be a great tool for helping strengthen the respiratory system and prevent all types of lung-related ailments. Meet our Pain Expert Dr. Daniele Uzes Schedule Now
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acupuncture beats morphine for acute pain

Acupuncture Beats Morphine for Acute Pain

When you or someone you love is suffering from bouts of acute pain, there is often a nearly reflex reaction to reach for chemical painkillers, especially morphine. However, recent studies show the ancient practice of acupuncture to be a safe and effective alternative to morphine across a wide range of specific conditions. In fact, there…
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guasha therapy spoon friction massage

Gua Sha Therapy – Spoon Friction Massage Explained

Guasha/ Spoon/ Friction Massage A traditional technique is used to improve local blood circulation, tissue, joint mobilization, and range of motion. It also helps in breaking up tight fibrotic myofascial bands and scar tissue, facilitating tissue repair, and reducing pain.
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acupuncture for relaxation

An Often Overlooked Benefit of Acupuncture- Relaxation!

I recently had a patient share with me that, when she tells friends how relaxing her pain clinic treatments are, they often respond with exclamations of surprise.  As a person with a 15-year relationship with medicine, I have forgotten my first impressions of “going for acupuncture”.  This discussion was a good reminder, as it brought…
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