I wanted to write a case study about a particular patient who I believe is a great example of how powerful low level laser therapy and acupuncture can be. This patient, who I will call Sarah, was struggling with secondary infertility after naturally conceiving her son a few years prior...
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Before you go and decide on getting that cortisone injection to help relieve shoulder pain from frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) symptoms you should consider acupuncture therapy. It is not only effective, it is gentle and has little to no side-effects when done by a registered acupuncturist.
In honour of pregnancy and infant loss awareness month, let me first give my sincerest condolences for all of those who have lost pregnancies, babies, children, and a little piece of themselves in the process.
During this time of year, many people will have the following symptoms: dry skin, dry cough, slight fever and a sore throat. According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), acupuncture coupled with natural food cures such as pears can help generate production of bodily fluid, moisten dryness, clear away pathogenic heat through the lungs, lubricate the throat, dissolve mucus, and relieve cough.
I’m not going to lie, I’m always a little disappointed at the lack of men in my schedule.
An embryo is 50/50 sperm and egg. Even if there is a known egg or uterine factor to infertility, sperm is still bringing 50% of the genes to the table.
When I find research that confirms a Traditional Chinese Medicine principle, I get pretty excited. That happened to me again today, which is always a treat. And this one was such an esoteric Chinese medicine idea, that it’s hard to believe someone thought to study it.