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Treat back pain naturally with acupuncture

Treating Back Pain with Acupuncture

Chronic back pain is the most frequent reason that people seek out acupuncture, especially when other treatment methods have not helped. Acupuncture is extremely effective at helping with all kinds of back pain—low-back pain, mid-back pain, upper-back and neck pain, all can be helped by acupuncture. I will state here again as I have in […]

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Acupuncture is an effective treatment for infertility

Acupuncture and Infertility

My wife’s and my struggle with infertility was the experience that led me to become an acupuncturist. After the birth of our first son where early labor was an issue beginning at week 34 of pregnancy, we experienced the wrenching loss of a baby with a miscarriage. Then we had difficulty conceiving again and consulted […]

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Burton Moomaw Acupuncture in Boone NC

Inflammation, the Root of All Disease?

There is a new comment heard repeatedly in Western Medicine (conventional medicine) which says, “Inflammation is the root of all disease.” Let’s take a look at this concept and see why this assumption is both right, and wrong. Here is the definition of inflammation from Wikipedia: Inflammation (Latin, inflammatio) is part of the complex biological […]

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Burton Moomaw Acupuncture in Boone NC

Creating Health: Introduction

I am excited to begin presenting my ideas about creating health, the real focus of Chinese Medicine. In my blog I will present ideas from Chinese medicine and from western medicine. It is very helpful to see difficulties in creating health from both perspectives. We humans are such amazingly, wonderfully complex beings. We live in […]

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