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Acupuncture for Neck Pain

Acupuncture for Neck Pain

About 15% of adults experience neck pain at any one time. Prevalence of neck pain increases as one gets older and is more common in women than men. Spondylosis, or degeneration of the spine, is one reason for this, but neck pain usually comes from multiple factors . Neck pain can include pain in the neck itself, the upper back and shoulder girdle, as well as associated pain in the head, upper extremities, or the low back.  Acupuncture has been shown in clinical trials to benefit acute and chronic neck pain long term.  By relieving muscle tension and benefitting neck and shoulder posture, acupuncture relieves pain and decreases stress and degeneration of the neck to prevent recurrence.  Furthermore, by taking into account emotional and systemic stresses to the microcirculation and nervous system, acupuncture treats the root of disorder, extending benefits well beyond common “band aid” treatments...

Acupuncture after your Auto Accident

Acupuncture after your Auto Accident

As you probably know, Minnesota has no-fault/PIP, i.e. Personal Injury Protection. That means that you do not have to pay for medical care after an auto/personal injury no matter who was at fault for the accident. Your car insurance pays, they may seek reimbursement from other parties on your behalf. In addition, your auto insurance premium will not go up additionally when you add a medical claim to an existing accident claim. The accident may cause the premium to rise if you were at fault and you do not have accident forgiveness, but it will not reflect the medical claim...