Alternative Medicine and Acupuncture

December 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Alternative Medicine and Acupuncture

Alternative medicine usually refer to non-traditional or non-Western medical practices for the promotion of health. Over the past two decades, individuals are looking for other medical sources for their well-being and health have reached a prevalence rate between 30-50%. One of these alternative medicine has been acupuncture. What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese…


Understanding Pain Management

September 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Understanding Pain Management

The Basics of Pain Management Pain can be categorized according to its duration, underlying cause of the original insult, and whether a secondary component has developed. An understanding of these different categorizations can help direct treatment decisions. Pain can be classified as follows: Acute vs. chronic Acute pain is generally understood as a recent onset…