Urban Tao Acupuncture And Herbology

1900 Q st NW 3rd fl Washington dc 202-253-0670

Pain Management

Stress  Management

 

Stress can impair the bodies immune system and release hormones that bring about changes in our biochemical state such as the release of epinephrine and other adrenal steroids. The result can be an increase in blood pressure, headaches, palpitations,  anger, fear, worry, and insomnia leaving one exhausted. Use Traditional Chinese Medicine relaxes, restores, balances and promotes wellness.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15755522?ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DiscoveryPanel.Pubmed_Discovery_RA&linkpos=1&log$=relatedarticles&logdbfrom=pubmed

Allergies

 

The ancient art of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology can relieve head aches, sniffles, sneezing, nasal congestion, itchy eyes and cough.  These methods don't involve the side effects of western medicine and enhance the bodies' wellness and immunity.

http://www.webmd.com/allergies/accupuncture-for-allergies

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15291903?ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DiscoveryPanel.Pubmed_Discovery_RA&linkpos=1&log$=relatedarticles&logdbfrom=pubmed

 

Weight Loss

Acupuncture Facial Rejuvination

Acupuncture can tighten the skin, relax the facial muscles and bring increased circulation to the skin. Herbal supplements and topical applications are applied to provide a total facial toning program. This provides an alternative to surgical face lifts and botox treatments.

Pediatric Care

Children who suffer from asthma, pain, allergies, colic pain, ear infections and emotional disorders can benefit from Acupuncture and Herbology.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19295428?ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

Skin Disorders

Acupuncture and Herbology can help regulate hormone secretion, improve circulation and fluid metabolism and reduce swelling and inflammation. Conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, and shingles can be treated by Traditional Chinese Medicine.

http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/eczema/news/20090317/can-chinese-herbs-relieve-eczema

http://www.internethealthlibrary.com/Health-problems/Acne%20-%20researchAltTherapies.htm#Acupuncture treatment for acne

Digestive Problems

Problems with bloating, IBM, nausea, loose stools, constipation, diarrhea, heart burn, and ulcers can all be treated with acupuncture and herbs. Some acupoints can release and regulate digestive enzymes, stomach acid, and peristalsis of the colon.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16799881?ordinalpos=13&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18356794?ordinalpos=6&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

Stroke Recovery

Acupuncture promotes circulation, and the release of neural chemicals, as well as enhance proprioception to assist in recovery of motor and cognitive skills in post stroke recovery.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18712644?ordinalpos=3&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

Addictions

In treating any addiction a good program with many components and lots of support is key. Acupuncture and Herbology can help relieve the anxiety associated with withdrawal, help to eliminate toxic and addictive substances from the body, relax the sympathetic nervous system and relieve stress.

http://www.internethealthlibrary.com/Therapies/Acupuncture-Research.htm#Acupuncture and substance abuse

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18060697?ordinalpos=13&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

Cancer

Acupuncture and Herbology can help patients recovering from Chemo Therapy by relieving nausea and increasing energy. There is also research suggesting acupuncture may help in inhibiting tumor growth.

http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/complementary-and-alternative-treatments-for-breast-cancer

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18767588?ordinalpos=4&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15266478?ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DiscoveryPanel.Pubmed_Discovery_RA&linkpos=1&log$=relatedreviews&logdbfrom=pubmed

Immune System Disorders

Acupuncture and Herbology can increase the release of white blood cells, immunoglobulin and other immune cells in the body.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18227912?ordinalpos=9&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum 

Gynecological Problems.

Acupuncture and Herbology can help regulate hormones, relieve pain and discomfort, and improve emotional balance. TCM is effective in treating delayed, shortened and painful menstruation, as well as fatigue and emotional distress during the menstrual cycle. 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18226614?ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DiscoveryPanel.Pubmed_Discovery_RA&linkpos=3&log$=relatedarticles&logdbfrom=pubmed

Prenatal Care

 

Acupuncture is a natural, safe, inexpensive and relaxing treatment for many common problems that occur with pregnancy. Most pharmaceuticals are contraindicated during pregnancy and many expecting mothers wish to use natural ways to deal with issues that arise during this time. Common Prenatal conditions treated are

  • Fatigue
  • Morning Sickness
  • Pain
  • Psychological Issues
  • Swelling
  • Breech Position of the Baby
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Induction of Labor
  • Delivery
  • Postpartum Disorders
http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/280/18/1580

Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture can release the bodes' natural opiods and neural chemicals that help relieve pain. Acupuncture also helps to relieve swelling and inflammation.

http://www.webmd.com/fibromyalgia/features/alternative-treatments-for-fibromyalgia

http://www.webmd.com/fibromyalgia/guide/natural-therapies-and-alternative-treatments-for-fibromyalgia