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Give the Gift of Acupuncture This Holiday Season

Christmas is only 9 days away. We are near the finish line, kind of, of the holiday season and for many that might cause a huge sigh of relief. The holidays are always a stressful time, especially when they come one after the other. Sometimes it feels like the world is punching you in the… Read more »

Parkinson’s and Acupuncture

In our last post, we discussed the attention that Wellstream Acupuncture was getting in terms of acupuncture success in Los Angeles. We have been voted as one of the top places in the entire city. We wear that distinction like a badge of honor, because we take our job very seriously. Holistic acupuncture can change… Read more »

WellStream Acupuncture Is Best Acupuncture in Los Angeles

If you have issues with your muscles or joints, you may need something a little stronger than popping a few aspirins. Despite the horror of the idea, it might be helpful to go to someone who will shove needles into your body. People swear by acupuncture, so with that in mind, the Los Angeles Sun… Read more »

The Most Common Sports Injuries

Acupuncture can help alleviate pain associated with a wide range of conditions, including sports injuries that can strain muscles and ligaments throughout the body. There are a number of different injuries that can occur during intense physical activity, all of which can have long lasting effects if they aren’t treated properly. And some of the… Read more »

Reducing Stress When Trying to Conceive

Trying to conceive can prove very stressful for many couples. Each month can be a roller coaster of emotions – wishing, waiting and hoping for conception, then being disappointed with a negative pregnancy test – the stress tends to wear on a couple. But all this concern and worry could produce conditions not conducive to… Read more »

Common Causes of Back Pain

Back pain can range from mild to a debilitating condition affecting millions every year. There are solutions like acupuncture and yoga to alleviate the condition, but identifying the cause of the pain will allow you to address it. In many cases, pain can be prevented by lifestyle changes. Sudden back pain is often caused by… Read more »

Urban Professionals Face Life-Threatening Stress

Many in the labor force move to larger cities seeking better job opportunities, and with that comes big city stress. Cities with larger concentrations of people tend to have higher costs of living than places with smaller populations. Because of the higher costs of living, many of these urban dwellers are under a lot of… Read more »

Warming up Most Important in Cold Temperatures

If you live in a humid climate, you may find the higher temperatures from June to September especially oppressive. Consequently, many otherwise active people may find themselves inactive and just trying to bear the dog days of summer. True, the summer months may be a little harder to find the motivation to get moving, but the… Read more »

What Are Muscle Knots and Why do you Have them?

Muscle knots, also known as myofascial trigger points, can cause extensive discomfort in your neck, shoulders and back. When a muscle fiber is slightly damaged for whatever reason, it is difficult for it to function correctly. When this happens, the fiber contracts and forms the knot. There a number of reasons you could get these… Read more »