Tag Archives: pain

Overall Health, Anemia, Mercury and more. Balancing Point 2.15.13

Fatigue. Overall health and wellbeing. Anemia. B-12 deficiency. Low Vitamin D levels. Cholesterol. Redefining “normal.” Symptoms are not normal.  Dangers of even minor surgeries. Hyper parathyroid. Magnesium deficiency. Dealing with root causes rather than symptoms. Purpose of pain. Mercury poisoning. Chronic pancreatitis. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Live streaming. The […]
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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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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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Cysts, antioxidants, orthopedic rehabilitation, yin and yang, burning mouth. Balancing Point 8.11.11

Ganglion cyst or Bible cyst. Lipomas.  Oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPC) antioxidant supplements, food sources for joints, blood vessels, connective tissues.  Tui na massage for neck pain, orthopedic injury, frozen shoulder, soft tissue rehabiliation.  Resveratrol, goldenseal, ginseng.  Herb garden. Building tendon strength appropriate for the muscle strength.   The spirituality of Chinese Medicine, yin and yang, tai ji […]
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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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Cosmetic acupuncture. Post-gallbladder surgery. ALS, Crohn’s disease and more. Balancing Point 5.26.11

OTC painkillers and blood cancers. Learning Chinese medicine “drawing clear liquid from the dregs of the ancients”. New study on bone health. New study on Vitamin D and COPD.  Weight loss. Stimulate lymph and blood flow. Salt and electrolytes.  Jaw pain.  Medical tourism.   Cosmetic acupuncture or facial acupuncture.  Japanese acupuncture technique.  Scars affecting qi flow. […]
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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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Heart attack risk. Thyroid function and fertility. Arthritis pain. Fish oil. Stroke risk and more. Balancing Point 3.24.11

Concerns about dental x-rays. Risk vs. reward, heart attack rate increase. Scanner or pat down? Thyroid function and fertility. Arthritis and pain. Willpower and self control. Reaction versus response. Adrenal fatigue from TCM perspective.  How much fish oil to take. Bad cholesterol and stroke risk in women – no link. Fructose intolerance, children with gas […]
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Balancing Point 3.17.11 Eczema. Leaky gut in depth. Menopausal symptoms. Fibromyalgia. Iodine and more.

Childhood eczema.  Leaky gut. TCM herbal formulas to heal the lining of the intestines.  Gut permeability, digestive enzymes, fiber, probiotics, secretory IgA, laboratory test GI Panel. Chinese herbs for extreme menopausal symptoms. Fibromyalgia and pain syndromes.  Iodine, radiation and thyroid health. Fungal infections. Toenail fungus. Mosquito bites. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Perspective, Integrative and […]
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Balancing Point 3.3.11 Chronic pain. Migraines. Distal acupuncture therapy. Lactose intolerance and more.

Movement and exercise, impact on chronic pain. World Health Organization (WHO), National Institute of Health (NIH), US Army, Department of Defense and Pentagon support acupuncture and are training their doctors to do acupuncture.  Department of Industrial Relations (Workers Compensation system of California) authorizes acupuncture treatments.  PUBMED 11,000 acupuncture studies. When pain is intense, what can […]
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The Balancing Point 1.20.11 Master Wei Tsui, Pulmonary Fibrosis, e. Coli, heart murmurs and more.

Master Wei Tsui.  Hegu (Li 4) acupuncture point. Pulmonary fibrosis.  Pre-Maoist acupuncture training. Developing pre-cognition awareness. Swollen leg after fall. Healing options after E.Coli exposure. Far-Infrared treatment. Test to predict alzheimer’s disease. Heart murmurs. Detox, weight loss and acupuncture. Tai Ji mini set upcoming workshop. Medication and acupuncture for pain. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western […]
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