Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Management Lake Placid FL

See below for information about acupuncture and to gain access to local acupuncturists in Lake Placid, FL that give access to acupuncture, alternative medicine, Chinese therapy, and needling techniques, as well as advice and content on chronic pain management, pain relief, Qi, and thin needles.

Sheila Doyle
(941) 385-6877
359 S. Commerce Ave.
Sebring, FL
 
Daofang Li
(407) 420-4051
5385 Conroy Rd, #102
Orlando, FL
Business
Chinese American Acupuncture
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Suki Horne
(850) 567-4451
2632 Stonegate Dr
Tallahassee, FL
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Semegon Chiropractic Health
(904) 300-0597
7248 Merrill Rd
Jacksonville, FL
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Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

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(941) 209-5367
2920 Unversity Parkway
Sarasota, FL
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Free Consultation and Examination ($125 Value).
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Randy Rovins, DOM,AP,Dr.Ac,
(386) 316-0080
118 Flagler Pl. Drive
Palm Coast , FL
Business
Complementary Medical Associates
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Carolyn S. Baum AP
(352) 376-6651
644 NE 10th Place
Gainesville, FL
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Michael C. Schwartz
(386) 755-7543
219 SE BAYA DR
LAKE CITY, FL
Business
MCS ACUPUNCTURE
Specialties
Acupuncture, Pain Management Weight Loss
Insurance
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

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Member Organizations: NCCAOM FSOMA AAAOM
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Sheldon Road Chiropractic & Massage Therapy
(813) 252-0203
10930 Sheldon Rd
Tampa, FL
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Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

James K. Kim
(321) 729-9419
4701 Eaglesham Dr
Orlando, FL
Specialties
Acupuncture

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Acupuncture Accolades for Migraines

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The news is a relief for migraine sufferers: Acupuncture helped reduce frequency and intensity of pain in patients who received acupuncture over an eight-week period, according to German researchers at the University of Munich. Half of the acupuncture group reported at least a 50-percent reduction in headache frequency.

However, the study’s additional findings are making oriental medicine practitioners a bit defensive. Surprisingly, the migraine patients who had needles placed on nonacupuncture points got about the same positive results as those treated by properly placed needles. Is “sham” acupuncture just as effective as the real thing?

Of course not, states Gene Bruno, OMD, LAc, president emeritus of the American Association of Oriental Medicine. “I don’t see any OMDs or acupuncturists listed as study authors,” he says, explaining that clinical trials often are administered by medical doctors who rely on formulaic needle points rather than individually diagnosed acu-points.

“In Chinese medicine it’s critical to know the causal relationship to the headaches,” says Bruno, who practices acupuncture in Salem, Ore. “In my clinic, I might treat one woman whose migraines are from hormone-level changes; another person’s headaches might be related to a stomach functional disease. The points I choose for each patient would be completely different. Choosing an incorrect point can have the same effect as a placebo point,” he says.

“If the study administrators didn’t use the correct diagnostic procedures, that explains why they got the same results as with sham acupuncture—because they didn’t treat the right points,” Bruno continues.

But if the points were wrong, why did any acupuncture work? The placebo effect could be part of the answer, although Bruno has another explanation: “Other studies have shown that neural stimulation of peripheral acupunture points can release small quantities of endorphins, although accurate acupuncture points release larger quantities,” he says. “If ‘exact’ points are not located and stimulated, then there would be no significant difference in the quantity of endorphins released.”

There are other studies confirming acupuncture’s credibility, Bruno says, and they’re conducted by qualified practitioners using complete diagnostic protocol to determine needle placement for each patient. And besides, the bottom line remainsthe same: Acupuncture is effective treatment for migraine pain.

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