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How To Keep Your Head After Concussion and T.B.I. – Traumatic Brain Injury (in Blaine, MN)

How To Keep Your Head After Concussion and T.B.I. – Traumatic Brain Injury (in Blaine, MN) What is a Concussion, Exactly? Concussion is like a bruise caused by your brain smashing up against the inner wall of your skull. Concussions…
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Treating Shoulder Pain Nerve Impingement At Ackerman Acupuncture (in Blaine)

Shoulder Pain Caused by Nerve Entrapment And Acupuncture (in Blaine) What is Nerve Entrapment or Impingement? Entrapment or Impingement means there is a trapped or pinched nerve. It can also be called Nerve compression. Trapped nerve…
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How Not to Get Sick with the cold or Flu (near Andover Acupuncture Wellness Clinic)

School.  Workplace.  Buses.  Planes.  = Cold & Flu exposure! Crowded public places like these are high-exposure areas for catching the cold and flu. For many, these cold & flu-laden areas are un-avoidable and part of daily life.  Cold…

5 Friday Fun Facts (in Blaine Acupuncture Pain Therapy Wellness Clinic)

There is no Icelandic word for “Please.”         Tablecloths were originally meant to be served as towels for wiping your hands and face on after eating (perhaps the original purpose makes more sense). There…

5 Tricks to Avoid Treats (in Blaine Acupuncture Pain Therapy Clinic)

Trick or Treat? Fall is a beautiful time of year around Anoka, MN (the Halloween Capital of the World). Halloween can be fun here… The familiar fall smell of burning leaves wafting up to our noses through the crisp air, as our feet crunch…

Fun Facts Friday (Blaine Acupuncture Pain Therapy Clinic)

Your Brain & Your Belly…   Did You Know … ? Dehydration causes brain sag! Yes, you read that right. Your brain actually pulls away from your skull when you become dehydrated (No wonder lack of water can lead to headaches…

Acupuncture for Back Pain (Pain Therapy Relief in Blaine)

Back pain is one of the top three things we successfully treat and includes low back pain, mid back pain, and upper back pain. Lumbar or lower back pain is the most common back pain we treat. Ackerman Acupuncture in Anoka has seen…

Acupuncture for Sciatic Pain Therapy (in Blaine)

Is this sciatic pain? Sciatica Pain feels like a shooting pain going down the leg. Pain is usually felt in only one leg. Often stemming from the low back, pain travels from the hip, down the leg. Pain can travel straight down the outside…
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31 Things You Did Not Know Acupuncture Treats (in Blaine Pain Therapy Clinic)

#1  Shingles Shingles come from latent chicken pox virus. You may have thought you’d left the chicken pox far behind in childhood. Yet, stress can trigger this (after you’ve had chicken pox). Acupuncture can help prevent long-term…
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The Surprising History of Cupping (Blaine Acupuncture Back Pain Therapy Clinic)

The origins of cupping Cupping is a treatment used today with ancient roots. Native cultures from around the world have used cupping throughout history. Early on, primitive cups were used with a hole was placed on top. Cups were then…