Unfortunately, one of the most common ailments facing tennis players and golfers is the dreaded “tennis elbow” (they call it that for a reason!). A swing and a… OUCH! Tendonitis, or lateral epicondylitis often caused by frequent elbow and arm usage can make playing golf and tennis problematic, painful and in some cases impossible. If you’ve […]
Injuries are an unfortunate but very common part of sports. Anybody that participates in sports or high-output physical activity will likely experience some type of sports injury at some point. While some sports injuries are participation-ending, many are treatable and will heal with the proper approach. Common western treatments, like medications, include many dangerous side […]
We all want to live healthy, pain-free lives. Unfortunately, modern medicine doesn’t seem to be cutting it for most of us. Fortunately, there are other options available, many of which have been around for hundreds of years. Acupuncture therapy is one of the best ways to restore balance back to your body, and if you […]
Shin splints and plantar fasciitis are common leg and foot problems. For both conditions, acupuncture is a proven, efficient treatment that activates the body’s own pain-relieving systems and sparks healing in tormented tissues. Shin Splints Pain along or behind your tibia (the “shin bone”) signals you have shin splints. Muscles, tendons, and tissue covering the […]
For first-time goers, acupuncture may seem like a scary process. Learning more about what to expect for your first appointment will make the process much less intimidating and far more beneficial. In this post, we explain some of the key things you should know before your first acupuncture appointment. Acupuncture Preparation For the best results, […]
Cupping treatment is another form of traditional Chinese medicine. Like acupuncture, wet and dry cupping have gained traction in western medicine as viable treatments for a myriad of health issues. Most people are familiar with the dry method, and may never have heard of wet cupping. In this post, we will explain more about the […]
Acupuncture, the ancient Chinese medicine that involves placing tiny needles in specific points, is gaining traction. There are many benefits of acupuncture and it can be used to treat a wide range of ailments. Athletes, senior citizens, and many others around the world now embrace acupuncture as part of their treatment plan. However, some people […]
Integrative Family Acupuncture & Massage Therapy in Smithtown, New York shares news and information about sciatica pain relief, pain management, health, wellness, and the holistic treatments offered at the Long Island practice that help Long Island residents live a pain-free life. Acupuncture, cupping, cryotherapy, and massage therapy.