Posts Tagged ‘neck pain’

Finding Relief with TCM: Acupuncture for Pain

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 by Sharon Sherman

When I think about the most common ailments my patients are battling, pain is definitely at the top of the list. Whether it’s migraines, neck pain, joint stiffness, arthritis or lower back pain, dealing with pain is an everyday occurrence for many. Pain is – unfortunately – extremely common. In fact, a national NIH survey […]


Acupuncture For Strained Muscles: Ease the Pain & Heal Faster

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 by Sharon Sherman

Ahhh…glorious weather. Jogs in the park. Strolls through the neighborhood. Gardening in the yard. Summer means outdoor activities. It also means the strained muscles, stiff necks and sore backs that accompany all that moving around. While many people will take two painkillers and call their doctor in the morning if pain persists, studies show that […]


Ligusticum (Chuan Xiong) Chinese Herb Benefits: Treat Seasonal Change Symptoms

Monday, October 25th, 2010 by Sharon Sherman

Ligusticum wallichii (chuan xiong) is a popular herb in Chinese medicine. It is known by many names, but often referred to by Chinese medicine practitioners in the US as “Sichuan lovage root.” While the root and rhizomes have therapeutic properties, ligusticum is also used to flavor food and add fragrance to cosmetics because of its warm […]