1. Carpal Tunnel Myths 101

    While many people suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, they usually don't understand what is going on. Unfortunately, there are many myths around Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), and they can prevent people from making smart, informed decisions for the health of their hands. In today's blog, we are going to provide clarity by busting up some of the most common CTS myths. MYTH: Typing is always respons…Read More

  2. Acupuncture for Pain Management

    You’ve tried ice. Heat. Medication. Physical Therapy. Exercises. But none of these things have relieved your muscle or joint pain. It’s time to consider medical acupuncture. Though there has been a lot of debate over whether acupuncture can relieve chronic pain, international research of 18,000 participants showed 50% experienced pain relief.. Clearly, acupuncture can make a difference. At the…Read More

  3. Part 2: Can You Be Too Young For Acupuncture?

    At the Advanced Integrative Rehabilitation Center in Washington, D.C., we often use acupuncture to help people manage pain. Sometimes, our treatment is enough to solve the problem, and other times, we are a long-term ally in the journey to great quality of life. Either way, acupuncture has helped hundreds of our patients accomplish what they truly believed was impossible. In our last blog, we intr…Read More

  4. Part 1: Can You Be Too Young For Acupuncture?

    For over 2,000 years, acupuncture has relieved people of pain and other discomforts. We don’t know exactly how it works - the Chinese practitioners say that the treatment modulates the body’s chi or energy pathways, while Western practitioners believe that the metallic needles stimulate the release of pain-calming chemicals. However, its effectiveness is proven. In this blog, we will explore t…Read More

  5. Top 3 Surprises About Medical Acupuncture

    In recent months, we've found ourselves having more frequent conversations with people who have never had medical acupuncture in Washington DC. It’s been a great reminder of how foreign acupuncture—the experience of getting a treatment as well as the underlying theory—still is to the majority of Westerners. Myths and misconceptions about acupuncture are rampant in a society whose medical c…Read More

  6. 4 Ways To Enjoy Acupuncture This Summer

    With summer officially underway in just 6 days, a lot of our patients are enjoying the sun and warmer temperatures - and not letting pain stop them thanks to medical acupuncture in Washington DC! 2015 is already halfway over and so it’s time to get serious about any changes or improvements that you’ve committed to making in 2014. How are you going to be healthier? In what ways will you be dif…Read More

  7. Why Is Pain Management So Important?

    Here at Advanced Integrative Rehabilitation & Pain Center, one of the most trusted practices for pain management in Washington DC, we are a health care practice in Washington, DC and McLean, Virginia promoting integrative medicine strategies to improve health.  We have been leaders in medically diverse care for nearly three decades. In doing this we have been ahead of the curve and, sometimes…Read More

  8. The Truth About Your Pain Management: Dispelling Myths In Washington DC

    Here at Advanced Integrative Rehabilitation & Pain Center, you'll experience a unique blend of conventional and complementary treatment methods that safely and effectively combine traditional medicine, acupuncture, chiropractic, exercise, and nutrition. Integrative Medicine is helpful for many conditions, including neck and low back pain, headache pain, elbow and shoulder pain, knee pain, foo…Read More

  9. Debunking More Medical Acupuncture Myths For Washington DC Residents

    Here at Advanced Integrative Rehabilitation & Pain Center, we recognize that medical care is often what is needed when health care fails. We are not just workers in the field of medicine; we are providers of care across the spectrum of wellness and illness making a difference. Today we're taking a look at some more misconceptions surrounding medical acupuncture in Washington DC. You'll need t…Read More

  10. We Puncture Medical Acupuncture Myths For Washington DC Residents

    We are a health care practice in Washington, DC that promotes integrative medicine strategies to improve health.  We have been leaders in medically diverse care for nearly three decades. In doing this we have been ahead of the curve and, sometimes, the odd-doctor-out, something we don’t mind. There are definitely a lot of myths surrounding the practice of acupuncture. However, the reality i…Read More