Arthritis – Rheumatoid Arthritis

Acupuncture for Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Polymyalgia rheumatica is often just referred to as polymyalgia and is regarded an arthritic condition causing pain and stiffness in muscles of the shoulder, neck, lower back, buttocks and thighs. The condition has a 50% chance of being associated with temporal arthritis where the arteries of the ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for TMJ- Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome

When there is pain in the jaw at the area of the temporomandibular joint it is commonly diagnosed as TMJ Syndrome. Other symptoms can include  grinding of teeth, clicking of the jaw, facial asymmetry and limited range of movement when opening the jaw. Acupuncture for TMJ problems and other ... Continue Reading >>

How Does Acupuncture for Rheumatoid Arthritis Work?

Research has already demonstrated  that acupuncture can help treat the symptoms associated rheumatoid arthritis but many patients inquire at The Acupuncture Clinic, just as to how it works.Many patients believe acupuncture is only a temporary measure to help alleviate the pain of rheumatoid ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Psoriatic Arthritis

In the United States, the National Psoriasis Foundation recommends acupuncture for psoriatic arthritis. Research has shown that acupuncture can help rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Psoriatic arthritis is a type of inflammatory arthritis that occurs in a percentage  of the people who ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic condition involving inflammation and arthritis of the spine. It more commonly affects the lower spine, pelvis and sacro-iliac joints. This slow progressing debilitating disease can eventually cause fusion of the bones. It affects more males than females and there ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is regarded as an auto-immune disease in western medicine and manifests in inflammation of the joints. It can affect any joints but is more common in fingers and toe joints and are usually sore to touch and more stiff in the mornings. As the disease severity worsens X-rays will ... Continue Reading >>