Posts Tagged ‘acupuncture’
Acupuncture and the NFL
National Geographic ran a series on the health care New England Patriots defensive player James Harrison receives, including our previous post on cupping.
The most recent post is his acupuncture routine. James reports that it has helped him with recovery after workouts and playing on the field. In this picture, more than 400 needles are being used as part of his treatment! He used to hate needles and was hesitant to try, but after his first treatment worked he was converted. So much so, that he pays for his acupuncturist to fly weekly to wherever he is from New York.Read More
NFL Players Love Cupping (via National Geographic)
National Geographic’s instagram featured a picture of New England Patriots linebacker James Harrison yesterday with his shoulders and back covered in cups. He is the oldest defensive player in the NFL. The caption under the picture relates how some people are skeptical of the effectiveness of cupping. James’ reponse? “All I know is before I get treated, I HURT, and after, I feel better.”Read More
What is Gua Sha?
Gua sha is a therapy which involves scraping your skin with a tool to improve your circulation. This ancient Chinese healing technique is great for addressing issues like chronic pain.Read More
Acupuncture FAQ, Part One
We sat down with our Acupuncturist, Annette Lambert, R.Ac, to ask her a couple questions about what people can expect from an acupuncture treatment. This is the part of a series which answers questions we have been asked regarding acupuncture treatment.Read More
Meet Your Acupuncturist – Annette Lambert
Annette grounds her practice in the principle that diagnosis and treatment are inseparable. For her, the keystones of treatment are to gently establish a connection with the patient, to be fully present throughout each treatment, and to maintain communication. Annette incorporates acupuncture, cupping, gua sha, TCM nutritional advice and lifestyle awareness, Tui Na, Reiki,and Zen Shiatsu into treatments tailored to the individual.Read More
Justin Trudeau and Cupping!
Further to our recent posts on cupping, the National Post ran an article yesterday about how Justin Trudeau engages in cupping. Annette Lambert, R.Ac, is able to show you the benefits of cupping and how the treatment which our PM uses may work for you too!Read More
Have you followed us on Facebook? We posted last week about how acupuncture isn’t just about needles, as covered by the Huffington Post R.Ac. Annette Lambert offers no-needle treatments at Anatomica! Acupuncturists are trained in several healing techniques, and only one of them uses needles. There’s acupressure, cupping, gua sha, moxibustion, ear seeds, qigong, herbs, among others.…Read More
Acupuncture for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel occurs due to pressure on the median nerve in your wrist. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome has many causes, from typing at a non-ergonomic angle to pregnancy. The symptoms of Carpal Tunnel include numbness, tingling, weakness, in the hand, and can progress to a point where your grip weakens, and performing tasks such as typing and using a stapler becomes very painful.Read More