By Mary Vincent, L.Ac. A urinary tract infection, otherwise know as a “bladder infection” is a common complaint that many people will experience at least once in their lives. They can be caused by bacteria entering any part of the urinary tract, which typically affects the bladder but can also affect the kidneys, ureters (tubes […]
We are a part of the community acupuncture movement. And this movement won’t survive without affordable acupuncture education. The current cost of training continues to skyrocket – topping nearly 6 figures at some schools. The current schools do not teach how to be a community acupuncturist. The only way community acupuncture will continue to grow […]
Yes, It’s A Headache. No, You Don’t Need A Brain Scan -by Nancy Shute Headaches may be the most common human malady, accounting for one-quarter of all doctor visits. It’s almost always just a headache. But what if it’s a brain tumor? Shouldn’t I get a CT scan or MRI exam just to make sure? […]
We treat headaches at BCA every day-migraines, tension headaches, and cluster headaches. Most headaches are very responsive to acupuncture-we LOVE treating them because of how frequently acupuncture makes a significant shift. We wanted to talk share red flags that a headache might be more than “garden variety.” You need to seek medical attention for a […]
According to this article posted over at AcuTake, you know acupuncture is working when: * You’re sleeping better * You’re more aware * You’re more emotional * You have more energy * You’re less stressed out * You’re more regular Read the full article here.
by Mary Vincent, L.Ac. What Is TMJ? TMJ is an abbreviation for the temporomandibular joints, which are the joints on the face that connect the lower jaw to the skull and allow the jaw to move up and down, forward and backwards, and side to side. It is common for people to refer to themselves […]
Legend has it that acupuncture developed when early Chinese physicians observed unpredicted effects of puncture wounds in Chinese warriors.
This place is amazing! Everyone on staff is so kind and professional. It’s always very clean and quiet and relaxing. I began coming to BCA with help trying to get pregnant. We had been trying for 6 months with no results. I was pregnant within 6 weeks of treatments by Mary. Now, I have continued […]
Interesting read from AcuTake writer, Adam Cantor Chronic pain is a growing and complicated issue. Millions of people feel stuck with their pain, suffering day in and day out with no resolution in sight. For many, acupuncture can shed light at the end of this very dark tunnel. We know that the nature of chronic […]
By Nicole Murray, L.Ac. Tennis and golfer’s elbow are conditions we frequently see at BCA. Tennis elbow is a condition affecting the lateral elbow (on the thumb side when you turn your palm up). It’s known medically as lateral epicondylitis-or a painful inflammation of the tendons where they attach to the lateral side of the […]