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Neuro Mechanical Acupuncture Pain Management for the 21st Century

According to Bruce R. Hocking, D.Ac., Electro Therapy Point Stimulation Neuro Mechanical Acupuncture (ETPS NMA) is a hybrid  modality used in the treatment of chronic soft tissue pain. In its most basic form, ETPS therapy applies brief, concentrated stimulation to points on the body that relate to different therapeutic systems in stages. Patient assessments are …

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Tension Headaches: Causes and Simple Relief

In our massage practice we often observe clients’ complaints of headaches, with various descriptions of pain, listed on their medical history form. As we all know through our own experiences with headaches, pain can be felt in the frontal, temporal or occipital areas and sometimes confined to one side of the head or to the …

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Research: Massage Effective against Fibromyalgia

Often the process of getting a diagnosis of fibromyalgia is a long hard road.  Many times these patients have endured numerous tests, referrals, dismissals, and in some cases told it is “all in their head”.  After diagnosis, each fibromyalgia patient must work with their unique list of symptoms and create their personal management program. Fibromyalgia …

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Aromatherapy for Sinus Relief

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Sinus pressure and headaches are frequent complaints we hear this time of the year. Many of our clients are experiencing the discomfort stemming  from a seasonal overload of pollen and in some cases, the recent environmental pollutants blowing into northeast Florida from the forest fires in the Okefenokee.While we can’t control Mother Nature, we can …

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Explaining Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy is a safe, non-invasive, comfortable and effective treatment for many health conditions. It is the method of using glass or plastic cups to create localized pressure by a vacuum. Public demand for cupping has quadrupled in the last two years, according to the International Cupping Therapy Association (ICTA). Healers have performed this technique …

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