Tag Archives: low back pain

Immunity, Low Back Pain. Flatulence and more. Balancing Point 12.14.12

Cold and flu season. Immunity. Vegetarianism. Importance of healthy fats. Dementia prevention. Vitamin D. Mediterranean diet. Low back pain. Steroid injections side effects. Efficacy of acupuncture. Prolotherapy. Gout. Psoriasis. Eggs. Dentures. Acupuncture for brain diseases. Flatulence. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show […]
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Aging and Blood Stasis. Balancing Point 6.25.12

Bringing two worlds together: acupuncturists with hospital privileges. Yan De-xin’s work on blood stasis as the proximate cause of age related degeneration. Early signs of aging that will direct treatment plan: scaly dry skin. Varicose veins. Cough and wheezing. Daybreak diarrhea with sore low back and knees. Vertigo, dizziness, headache, poor memory, loss of sleep and […]
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Aging & Longevity (Chinese Medicine’s Kidney System). Balancing Point 5.7.12

Aging and longevity and the “Kidney System” and “blood stasis” in Chinese medicine and translation to Western biomedicine. Endocrine system. Chinese medicine statements of fact explained. Kidneys store essence. Kidneys govern fluids and water. Kidneys govern the absorption of qi. Kidneys govern the bones. Kidneys govern agility. Fear is the orientation of the kidneys. The […]
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Making the Most of Spring. Balancing Point 3.19.12

Spring seasonal advice. How to maximize your energy for spring. Minimizing risk. Five element theory. Liver & gallbladder systems. Importance of having a high functioning liver and gallbladder. Holistic and Western points of view. Life vision. Keys to successfully creating your life. Vision -> goal -> plan -> action. Grounding. Earthing. Increasing exercise. Detoxing. Balancing […]
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Pain 101: Part 2. Orthopedic injury and pain. Balancing Point 8.15.11

Companion to previous episode on Pain.  Orthopedic Injuries, back pain, sports injuries. Techniques for treating injuries Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The Balancing Point health radio talk show about Traditional Chinese Medicine, supplements, nutrition, and more.  Host Dr. John Nieters, acupuncturist and health educator.  http://www.thebalancingpoint.net Inspired by this […]
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Pain 101. Balancing Point 5.30.11

Pain 101. What is pain. WHO recommends acupuncture for pain syndromes: arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic fatigue, colitis, dental pain, eye pain, facial pain, facial palsy, fibromyalgia,  headache, irritable bowel syndrome, low back pain, menstrual pain, migraine pain, osteoarthritis, PMS, breast tenderness, sciatica, shoulder pain, tennis elbow, tonsillitis, tooth pain, trigeminal neuralgia, wrist pain.  Mainstream […]
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Yeast. Chronic cough. Tendonitis. Menopause and Chinese herbs, low back pain and more. Balancing Point 3.31.11

Introducing yeast or bacteria.  Chronic cough and getting the correct diagnosis.  Tendonitis.  Injury and pain. How to heal injury site. John’s approach to patient care. New study reviewed on IBS. Menopausal syndrome and dang gui. New study on vitamin D and allergenic symptoms. Low back pain and acupuncture. Transforming anxiety and suffering. Considering statins.  About […]
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