Blog by Melissa and David Sokulski, L.Acs.

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Thursday, August 5, 2010

New England Journal of Medicine Article: Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain

The recent issue (July 29, 2010) of the New England Journal of Medicine contained an article supporting the use of acupuncture for chronic low back pain. Wow, the results they saw must have been overwhelming, for a journal like this to support acupuncture so much!

From the article:

...since extensive clinical trials have suggested that acupuncture may be more effective than usual care, it is not unreasonable to consider acupuncture before or together with conventional treatments, such as physical therapy, pain medication, and exercise. (Read the full article here.)

Chronic back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia, elbow and knee pain, all these symptoms usually respond very well to acupuncture. At The Birch Center, we often treat people with these issues, including professional athletes, dancers and actors, with great results. Please visit The Birch Center website for a list of conditions for which The World Health Organization and National Institutes of Health have proven acupuncture to be useful.

Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or would like to discuss your condition further: (412) 381-0116, or email: BirchCenter@gmail.com.

Thanks so much!

David and Melissa Sokulski, L.Acs.

Licensed Acupuncturists
The Birch Center for Health
(412) 381-0116

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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Kristin Hersh Reveals Acupuncture Helped Her Overcome Bipolar Disorder

As many of you know, acupuncture is amazing to treat mental/emotional disorders. Acupuncture works on many levels: body mind and spirit. Treating symptoms like depression, anxiety, worry, stress, etc, is really one of acupuncture's strongest points.

Please visit The Birch Center website for a list of conditions found by the National Institutes of Health and the World Health Organization that acupuncture has been proven to be effective - I think you'll be surprised by what you find!

And since acupuncture treats the whole person not the disease, by bringing the body, mind and spirit into balance, there is no limit to what acupuncture can treat.

Here is the article about Kristin Hersh:

Kristin Hersh Reveals Acupuncture Helped Her Overcome Bipolar Disorder

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to discuss your condition further: (412) 381-0116, or email: BirchCenter@gmail.com.

Thanks so much!

David and Melissa Sokulski, L.Acs.

Licensed Acupuncturists
The Birch Center for Health
(412) 381-0116

Please sign up for our monthly newsletter! We have raw recipes, information about Acupuncture and Chinese medicine, and overall wellness information. Sign up today and receive your free gift: 10 Ways to Improve Your Health Right Now. We'd love to stay in touch. Thank you!