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Qi Gong Lowers Blood Pressure: New Research

Posted by on Aug 8, 2013 in Thrive Acupuncture Boyertown | 0 comments

A recent study confirms that Qi Gong helps to reduce cases of high blood pressure in patients with pre-hypertension and mild hypertension. Qi Gong is a type of Chinese movement art used to heal the body. Qi Gong encompasses many styles and forms within each style, many of which are traditionally used to benefit specific bodily systems. The researchers concluded that Qi Gong is safe and has a “positive effect on blood pressure and health status in pre and mild hypertension patients.” Based on these findings, the researchers suggest additional research to further explore the medical benefits of Qi Gong with a larger sample size of participants. A total of 40...

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Acupuncture is an effective treatment modality for COPD

Posted by on Aug 8, 2013 in Thrive Acupuncture Boyertown | 0 comments

Acupuncture is an effective treatment modality for COPD  New research examined multifaceted approaches to clinical assessments and treatments and discovered that acupuncture reduces dyspnea, difficulty with breathing, and increases exercise capacity for patients with COPD. Acupuncture also showed demonstrative improvements in quality of life scales and overall pulmonary function. A total of nine clinical trials were reviewed in the meta-analysis of acupuncture for the treatment of COPD. Two of the trials used electroacupuncture and seven of the trials used manual acupuncture needle stimulation. The results showed improvements for patients with COPD and the investigators...

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Auto Injuries

Posted by on Jan 20, 2012 in Auto Injuries, Thrive Acupuncture Boyertown | 0 comments

ACUPUNCTURE FOR AUTO ACCIDENT OR INJURY Those aches and pains you are experiencing after your car accident, injury or fall are an indication that the area has suffered damage. The majority of auto accident and injury victims are unaware of hidden injuries because at times medications are masking the pain.  Pain-relief and anti-inflammatory medications provide excellent short-term pain-relief by blocking the production of pain-causing substances (prostaglandins). When an injury occurs, not only is tissue damaged, but also the injured area loses its integration with the rest of the body. WHOLE BODY TREATMENT IS IMPORTANT. Whole body treatment helps restore the integrity...

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