The CDC states that almost 1 out of every 3 people in the United States will develop shingles (herpes zoster), at some point in their lifetime. There is an estimated 1 million cases of shingles per year in the US alone, and about 10-13% of people will develop a painful condition called Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN). People with PHN develop severe pain along the areas where they had the shingles breakout. Even after the rash clears up, nerve pain and discomfort can be felt for up to years.
Whether due to autoimmune inflammation or bad genes, hair loss and alopecia can be an extremely uncomfortable and frustrating condition. The most common type of hair loss is androgenic alopecia (affecting up to 50% of the male population), and is commonly due to aging and genetics. There is also alopecia areata, an autoimmune inflammatory condition that causes “spot baldness” throughout the scalp. And lastly, anagen effluvium, hair loss caused by medication and chemicals such as those used to treat cancer.
Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is a broad term for an array of clinical problems that affect the masticatory muscles (the muscles in the jaw used for chewing food), the temporomandibular joint, and other associated structures. The temporomandibular joint is the hinge that connects your jaw bone to your skull and allows for the up and down and side to side motions of your mouth.
Low level laser therapy is an effective, pain-free, noninvasive, therapeutic way to modulate inflammation, pain, and the healing process. When combined with acupuncture, healing results can multiply twofold.
We have been using the Bioflex Low Level Laser Therapy system here at Acubalance for quite some time now, however, I am always still amazed every time I witness its incredible healing results.
Endometriosis is a complicated, stressful, and painful disease that affects up to 15% of women between the ages of 24 and 40. With that many afflicted one would hope a variety of treatment options would be available, but unfortunately many are shouldered with the responsibility of their monthly or even daily pain and symptom management themselves.
If you know our clinic you’ve probably heard about our Laser Baby Program and how we have been geeking out combining low level laser therapy (LL
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is an incredibly common syndrome that affects 4-5% of the general population. It results from compression of the median nerve by bones, tendons, and other tissues that surround it in the wrist.