When you are not feeling your best. When you know there has to be more you can do for yourself, yet taking pharmaceutical drugs isn’t what you have in mind, Chinese medicine may be just thing. It has a long history of effectively addressing a variety of men’s health issues including, but not limited to fatigue, low libido, digestive issues, headaches, and even emotional imbalances like anger, resentments, and depression.
Depression and Anxiety
If you are suffering from a medically diagnosed psychological disorder, or if you are just feeling overwhelmed with anxiety or depression, acupuncture is one of the safest and most effective therapies you can turn to. Bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression, PTSD are a few of the diagnoses one is likely to receive when visiting a psychiatrist or family physician. Standard treatments usually involve talk therapy and a variety of medications, which are usually physically dependent substances.
Frank Caruso, L.Ac., has treated a variety of mental health issues. He works closely with mental health professionals. If your condition is severe, it is best if you are also seeing a psychiatrist or mental health professional while receiving acupuncture.
There are many approaches to losing weight, and each of them can be improved with acupuncture. But what makes Chinese Medicine that much better than conventional approaches is its understanding and application of dietary therapies. Frank’s continued study on modern nutrition, combined with traditional knowledge, and lifestyle modifications has helped hundreds of patients not only lose weight but improve energy, get better sleep, and feel good in their bodies.
Vertigo – Dizziness
Typical western medication for vertigo include, but are not limited to, benzodiazepines, meclizine, promethazine, and scopolamine. These medications are often accompanied by undesirable and even dangerously addictive side effects and may do little to fix the underlying problem. Ineffective intervention may cause the problem to linger for months, if not years. In Chinese medicine, vertigo and dizziness has a root cause of either Excess or Deficiency. Only a trained practitioner of Chinese medicine can make this determination and apply the appropriate treatment. Frank Caruso, L.Ac. has successfully helped many patients recover from this oftentimes debilitating condition.
Depression, seizures, sleep walking, suicidal thoughts, life-threatening allergic reactions are just a few of the possible side effects experienced with one of the leading medications used to quit smoking – a collections of symptoms hardly conducive to quitting smoking. Frank Caruso, L.Ac, has been helping individuals quit smoking since 2005. In some cases, individuals quit smoking immediately following their treatment, other times, they can taper down gradually, over a few days, weeks, or months as they adjust to a new lifestyle without cigarettes. Either way, quitting this addictive habit is your primary goal; it is also ours.
The application of specifically designed glass or plastic cups to an injured area pressurizes the local tissue and vasculature. This forces blood into and out of the damaged tissue and promotes rapid healing. Whatever the diagnosis may be, chronic or acute, the application of cupping, especially when combined with acupuncture, can be safer and more effective than cortisone, physical therapy and pain medications combined.
A word about cortisone: The unsuspecting patient should know that when injected into a joint, cortisone can damage the structural integrity of the local tissue and set up a condition for joint instability, muscle weakness, more injury, and inevitably, chronic arthritis.
Cupping therapy can be used on knees, shoulders, hips, and backs. So give us a call and set up your first appointment to receive one of the most time tested therapies in the world.