My name is Stephen Levin. I’m a Johns Hopkins Pain Medicine specialist practicing at Howard County General Hospital. There are multiple different origins of back pain. They can range from the very minor to the very severe. Muscle strains or sprains can cause spasm and the most common cause of… Continue Reading Common Causes of Back Pain

10 Medical Conditions More Painful Than Childbirth 10. Trigeminal neuralgia So let’s get this one out there – pain is subjective, though childbirth is commonly considered the worst one could experience. But Trigeminal Neuralgia might just give it a run for its money. This chronic disorder affects the Trigeminal nerve… Continue Reading 10 Medical Conditions More Painful Than Childbirth

If you have ever had chickenpox, or been vaccinated for it, you are at risk for getting shingles, a painful, blistering rash. The chickenpox virus stays in the body, even after chickenpox clears. If the virus reactivates, or wakes up, you will get shingles. Although shingles is much less contagious… Continue Reading How to treat shingles

How does acupuncture work? Mechanisms of acupuncture can be simplified as neuroreflexes. Ancient Chinese saw it as their way to distribute on the whole body surface connecting different parts of the body, interior and exterior, the left and the right, the upper and the lower, the front and the back.… Continue Reading Acupuncture Techniques in Traditional Chinese Medicine : How Does Acupuncture Work?

Does Acupuncture hurt? I have to tell you, this is probably the second most common question I receive about acupuncture and that is acupuncture does not hurt. The needles are extremely thin and they really… you might feel a very mild sensation, but by no means is it painful.

Is Acupuncture safe? Acupuncture is extremely safe. The most common thing to happen, if any, is you may have a very small bruise at the sight of the… where the needle went. Now, out of the 1000+ needles I put in each week with my patients, maybe that happens once.… Continue Reading Acupuncture side effects | Linwood New Jersey Acupuncture

When electricity is connected to the inserted acupuncture needles, this type of acupuncture is called electro acupuncture. The application of electro acupuncture may be considered as one of the most significant advancement of acupuncture techniques today. To ease off control continue operation without the need for manual labor. Electro acupuncture… Continue Reading Acupuncture Techniques in Traditional Chinese Medicine : Electro-Acupuncture in Traditional Chinese

Hey guys, today I am going to talk about Facial Palsy. Often times, patients with Bell’s Palsy will wake up, all of the sudden and they feel like they can’t close their eyelids properly or they start drooling or they start to feel numbness of one side of the face… Continue Reading Facial Palsy Acupuncture Brisbane

What type of health problems can acupuncture help with? So acupuncture can help with a variety of different health conditions. And the World Health Organization actually put out a list of different things that can help. I always tell people that it really can help with almost anything. However, my… Continue Reading Acupuncture Benefits | Linwood New Jersey Acupuncture

Welcome to Ace Acupuncture Clinic of Milwaukee, one of the largest centers providing Chinese medicine in the Midwest established since 1990. I’m Dr. Jin, the chief acupuncturist of this clinic and the owner, professor of Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. I have practiced acupuncture and Chinese medicine… Continue Reading Acupuncture Techniques in Traditional Chinese Medicine : Tour of an Acupuncture Clinic