Got allergies? Acupuncture is frequently used as a natural treatment for allergies and sinus congestion. If the arrival of allergy season has you reaching for a box of tissues and your usual antihistamine or decongestant – you’re in luck. Research demonstrates acupuncture works for allergies and sinus! Most of my patients come in after suffering for years […]
As main acupuncturist and owner of Inner Light Wellness Acupuncture in Downingtown, PA, it is my greatest joy to help people in Chester County feel better and get back to living their lives free of pain and illness. With over 20 years experience practicing alternative medicine, I have been privileged to work alongside chiropractors, M.D.’s and in my own private practice. Since 1994, first as a structural massage therapist specializing in eliminating pain and dysfunction, then continuing my studies to become an acupuncturist, I have helped thousands of people feel better. I’d love to help you feel better too! Call us at 610-357-4376 so we can help you feel better faster, with acupuncture!
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Acupuncture for hot flashes? Don’t sweat it! Research shows acupuncture reduces hot flashes. Women in menopause may needlessly suffer through hot flashes and other uncomfortable symptoms such as vaginal dryness, irritability, and weight gain. I treat menopausal symptoms regularly at my Downingtown acupuncture office with great success!
The largest medical acupuncture study to date has shown that of the 570 people with osteoarthritis of the knee who were aged 50 or older, those who received acupuncture had a 40% decrease in pain and a nearly 40% improvement in function compared to baseline assessments. Modern medical studies are showing that acupuncture is an […]
Recently, a very large study of knee pain treatment with acupuncture – involving almost 4000 participants – showed acupuncture was far more effective in relieving knee pain caused by osteoarthritis than alternative methods. This conclusion came as a result of 14 different trials in clinical settings supporting various similar studies conducted in the mid 2000’s.
A new clinical study examined acupuncture for treatment of chronic sinusitis. A test group of 85 patients with sinusitis participated. Chronic rhinitis [sinusitis] is due to the Chinese medicine concept of wind-cold or wind-heat obstructing lung qi. Wind is similar to the concept of virus or bacteria in western medical terminology. Lung qi is a […]
Studies have shown acupuncture to be effective in relieving certain types of foot pain. A study published in the journal Acupuncture in Medicine found acupuncture to be effective in relieving otherwise unresponsive chronic foot pain. Another study found that stimulation of acupuncture points on the feet could increase blood flow to the foot and lower […]
Did you know that diet choices can determine how much inflammation and pain you experience from one day to the next? People are always asking how to make changes in their lifestyle once they learn that lifestyle might be contributing to their pain or illness. Here is an article that describes nine simple steps you […]
Turns out Robert Downey Jr. uses Chinese medicine and has been for years. In the most recent edition of Acupuncture Today, Robert Downey jr. is awarded for his support of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine).
Have you ever been lying on the acupuncture table and at some point during the treatment had the sensation of sinking down into the table? After the needles come out, you get up from the table and your pain is diminished? Ever wonder why? Here’s some cool research that demonstrates the brain activity that occurs […]
Western medicine journals don’t generally report on acupuncture research but the Journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology reported on research in 2008. Research on allergy sufferers who received 3-6 months of acupuncture treatment combined with routine care showed that acupuncture provided them with ‘clinically relevant and persistent benefits’.
Inner Light Wellness Acupuncture
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Address: 797 E. Lancaster Avenue, Suite 11
Downingtown, PA 19335
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Friday: 2:00pm – 4:30pm
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