Acupuncture Iowa City trains in Chinese Hospital

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Acupuncture Iowa City trains in Chinese Hospital During the summer of 2017, Rob Weingeist of acupuncture Iowa City was invited to improve his acupuncture skill with famous doctors at Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Dongzhimen Hospital East.  Rob would like to thank vice president Dr. Ma Hongming for spending time with him during his neurology clinic, and for introducing Rob to the …

Wrist Pain Acupuncture

Acupuncture Can Ease Wrist Pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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NEW YORK TIMES:  All three groups found relief from pain, but both of the true acupuncture groups showed measurable physiological improvements in pain centers in the brain and nerves, while sham acupuncture did not produce such changes. Data suggests acupuncture can ease wrist pain of carpal tunnel syndrome Read the entire article here: Acupuncture Can Ease Carpal Tunnel Syndrome  

How does Acupuncture work?

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I’m sure you are wondering… how does acupuncture work? Have you ever wondered how acupuncture can alleviate pain, even without an acupuncture needle placed anywhere near the source of pain? Why does your back stop hurting when a couple of needles are placed in your wrist? How do acupuncture needles in your ankle allow your stiff neck to relax? If …

What does pain mean

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Visit Rob Weingeist at Clinic Eight. Many times you will feel your pain and tension dissipate while you are in the clinic, then continue to improve through the rest of the day and into your restful sleep that night. The longer you wait, the more treatment it takes to make it all go away. Feel great today! Give us a …

Mental and Emotional Health

How the body can heal itself

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Blood is the main healing component of the body. Everything we consume gets digested, eliminating the bad and keeping the good. Now this good “stuff” (nutrients from food) is transferred into the blood stream, with oxygen which the body has inhaled, and continuously spreading. When there is an injury to the body, the body freaks out and thinks that it …

Benefits of Cupping Therapy

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There are many treatments within the scope of Traditional Chinese medicine. Cupping therapy has recently been embraced by the media because some celebrities have endorsed its benefits. So what is cupping and how does it work? Cupping therapy is defined as a procedure that uses small cups and a suction method to lightly draw the skin into the cup. There …

Seasonal Allergies

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Seasonal allergies are the worst. If you have chronic allergies like I do, spring is your worst nightmare. Sneezing, stuffy nose. Also, watery and itchy eyes. Lately, we have had patients coming in with sore throats due to allergies. Acupuncture works great for treating the symptoms of seasonal allergies. Patient’s usually feel relief after just one treatment. If you suffer from …