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Benefits of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture

Are you dealing with an ailment or injury that just won’t go away? One of the ways to promote healing within your body is to turn to acupuncture. It’s an ancient alternative medical practice that relies on the use of tiny needles to treat mild to moderately severe ailments and injuries. It balances the energy… Read more »

Top Three Things to Remember Before Your Acupuncture Appointment

If you’ve decided to tap into the numerous benefits of acupuncture—from improved health and stress reduction to pain relief—congratulations! This treatment, which has been used in Chinese medicine for centuries, will make a positive change. However, if it’s your first time, you may not know what to expect. Here are three things to remember before… Read more »

Technology that Makes Women’s Lives Easier

You use apps to track your workouts, order healthy food and check in with friends. But did you know that apps can also help you track your menstrual cycle and fertility? We’re excited to share some new technology for women that can help you manage your health. There’s an App For That Fitbit: Female Health… Read more »

Is Acupuncture a Safe Alternative to Steroid Injections?

In the 1940s, many doctors were recommending cortisone to patients who were suffering with injuries. It proved to be especially effective on injuries like tennis elbow that didn’t respond well to other types of treatment. A cortisone injection could provide months worth of relief to people and help them live more normal lives without having… Read more »

Fulfill Your New Year Resolution with Acupuncture

A New Year resolution is a promise we make to ourselves, and by keeping these promises, we choose to put our personal growth and well-being above all else. Self-development is the keystone of ancient healing medicine technique, and the basis for most acupuncture practices. Let’s explore some of the ways in which acupuncture can help… Read more »

Destressing for the Holidays

Every year, as the holiday season approaches, we find ourselves saying “yes” more than usual: yes to more commitments, family obligations, social activities, and yes to a larger workload. As pressure mounds, a chaotic internal environment is created, often leading to worsening health problems. The good news is that you have the power to reverse this. At WellStream… Read more »

Why the Time to Try Acupuncture is Now

If you’re straddling the fence in regard to whether you should try acupuncture or not, you’re not alone. A lot of people have their doubts as to whether acupuncture can help them with their particular issue, and that’s why we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common ailments that acupuncture successfully treats. You’re… Read more »

Determining the Number of Acupuncture Sessions You Need

Many people have one question when seeking an acupuncture treatment: How many treatments will I need? The number of acupuncture sessions that you need is dependent on what you are being treated for and how long it has been a health concern for you. Acute conditions such as a sprain or back pain, as a… Read more »

How Acupuncture Conquers Stress

If you find yourself lying awake at night worrying, spending time second guessing choices you’ve made, or thinking about tomorrow’s to-do list, then you’re like most Americans: you deal with stress. Recent studies have shown that stress in America is at an unusual high. However, if you find yourself a frequent victim to stress, anxiety… Read more »

Using Acupuncture for Turning Breech, and Inducing Labor

Acupuncture has proven to be a successful method of turning breech babies in the womb and can even help induce labor for mothers that are post-term. Turning a Breech Baby When you’re nearing the end of your pregnancy, sometime between seven and eight months, your baby will maneuver into the anterior position. This position is… Read more »