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 …

10 Reasons Women Should Try Acupuncture

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In today’s world, women are always on the go. We are constantly putting out fires, dropping kids off somewhere, managing a high power job and trying to cook a healthy meal to boot! It can be hard to try and juggle it all. If we aren’t careful we can suffer from burnout, anxiety, depression and a whole slew of health …

Acupuncture and Stress Relief

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Acupuncture and Stress Relief Acupuncture can really help with stress relief. Most people are stressed out in America. It can be surprising to some that Chinese medicine works for so many modern day issues. Here in Iowa City, we see a lot of stressed-out people. Whether they are students with deadlines or parents who need a break. It can be …

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 …