People are often curious to know how acupuncture works. Many scientific studies have been done to understand the mechanisms behind acupuncture. Here we’d like to share with you links to several articles that explain the way acupuncture works in detail:…"How Acupuncture Works"
This excellent article highlighting the impact of POCA (People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture) community acupuncture clinics throughout the country was recently published. Community acupuncture patients are “taking part in one of the quietest …"The Cooperative Acupuncture Clinics Popping Up in Middle America"
We frequently treat people for jaw pain/tension and TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder related pain, typically with good results. Here’s a study showing the efficacy of acupuncture for TMJ disorders. Although this condition occurs in people all the…"Acupuncture for Jaw Pain and TMJ Disorders"
February is American Heart Month and February 4th is World Cancer Day. In honor of these occasions we’d like to share with you some information about acupuncture for heart health and cancer support. We regularly treat people for these conditions with a…"Acupuncture for Heart Health and Cancer Support"
by Justine Myers, Lic. Ac.
This is part 2 of a series on acupuncture for stress. Our first article addressed acupuncture for stress-related health conditions. Now we’d like to talk about the use of acupuncture for acute stress relief and chronic stre…
New blood pressure guidelines have recently been published. The new standard is 130/80, a significant decrease from the old standard of 140/90. The good news is that medical professionals are recommending lifestyle modifications in an effort to reduc…"New Blood Pressure Guidelines: How Acupuncture Can Help"
Many health conditions can crop up as a result of chronic stress and/or worsen due to stress. Some examples are indigestion and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); weakened immune function (i.e. frequent colds); hypertension (high blood pressure); headach…"Acupuncture for Stress and Stress-Related Health Conditions"
Justine was recently interviewed by BostonVoyager about her work and the history of Acupuncture Together. You can read all about it here."Acupuncture Together In the News: An Interview With Justine On BostonVoyager"