Entries by Steve Hoffman

MIGRAINE HEADACHES – Acupuncture and Natural Remedy Options

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have enjoyed a long and successful history of treating a wide variety of headache patterns. Migraine headaches currently affect around 5 million Americans. The cause of migraines eludes many of its sufferers. Certain foods have been identified as triggers. Stress, anxiety, and hormonal imbalances have also been found to play a […]

NECK PAIN – Acupuncture and Natural Remedy Options

Neck pain is one of the most common reasons for doctor visits. It is estimated that approximately Million people currently suffer with chronic neck pain. Acupuncture is one of the most widely used treatment options for neck pain, as it has a proven history of effectively treating this condition. In Acupuncture theory, pain is said […]

POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER – Acupuncture and Natural Remedy Options

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a commonly misunderstood condition that currently affects around 5 million Americans. Acupuncture, along with a variety of natural treatment approaches, can often offer profound benefit to people diagnosed with PTSD or share a similar constellation of symptoms. Acupuncture can treat PTSD by harmonizing the underlying energetic imbalances that […]

PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME – Acupuncture and Natural Remedy Options

In my private practice, PMS and dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps) are certainly common reasons for seeking treatment with acupuncture with herbs, as these holistic methods tend to be very effective and safe options for most women. Chinese medicine and acupuncture have enjoyed a rich history in treating gynecological issues. Even today, many women turn to this […]

SCIATICA – Acupuncture and Natural Remedy Options

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have proven to be effective for many people who suffer from sciatica. This condition, which is characterized by nervy and gnawing pain that radiates from the low back down one or both legs, can be debilitating and frustrating. Many patients have tried conventional therapies such as pain medications, physical therapy, and […]