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Functional Integrated Acupuncture

Functional Integrated Acupuncture

What is functional integrated needling (FIN)? FIN incorporates dry needling techniques to decrease pain, increase range of motion, and improve muscle performance. Unlike traditional acupuncture that follows the meridians, this approach involves inserting needles into targeted anatomical structures which are the underlying cause of the musculoskeletal condition being treated. What should you expect during FIN…

Which Treatments Can Help Relieve Symptoms of Dysmenorrhea?
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Which Treatments Can Help Relieve Symptoms of Dysmenorrhea?

Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for pain with menstruation. There are two kinds of dysmenorrhea: primary and secondary. Primary dysmenorrhea is regular menstrual cramps that are repetitive and are not because of different ailments. Pain for the most part starts 1 or 2 days prior, or when menstrual bleeding begins, and is felt in the…

Can Acupuncture Help with Weight Loss?

Can Acupuncture Help with Weight Loss?

Acupuncture can help with weight loss by regulating hormone production, improving the metabolism, optimizing digestion, reducing inflammation, suppressing the appetite, lessening water retention and optimizing other bodily functions that are related to obesity and weight loss. Acupuncture needles are inserted into points in the body to help release endorphins which has a calming effect on…