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Laurie Edgcomb, L.Ac.

portraitoriginalsmallAcupuncture in Ojai, CA

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine have a rich history in excess of 2500 years.

Already used widely throughout Asia and Europe, Acupuncture is considered one of the most effective natural health care modalities in the United States.

Acupuncture can increase strengthen the body, assist in prevention of disease, assist in recovery of painful conditions, calms the mind, assist in sports performance, facilitate addiction recovery, and improve longevity and health.

Treating Sciatica Pain with Acupuncture

Treating Sciatica Pain with Acupuncture

Anyone who has suffered from sciatic nerve pain can tell you it can be a very debilitating condition. It is typically caused by an impingement of the sciatic nerve in the lower back but the pain is actually felt radiating down the leg and in the buttock. There are several potential causes of sciatic pain including:

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Acupuncture for Better Circulation

Acupuncture for Better Circulation

Perhaps the greatest benefit of acupuncture is that this form of medicine has been practiced for thousands of years and has been specifically used to increase circulation for centuries. At the bedrock of this medicine are the techniques used to stimulate sympathetic responses resulting in blood vessel dilation and increased blood flow. Maybe a simpler way of explaining it

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Acupuncture for a Healthy Prostate

Acupuncture for a Healthy Prostate

Prostate health might not be at the top of every guy’s health checklist but it’s important for men to get checked and get checked early if they have a family history of issues or cancer. And while it isn’t talked about very much, there is some promising research showing acupuncture is an effective treatment option for prostate health issues. 

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