NADA & ATP Protocol for trauma

NADA and ATP Protocol for trauma The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) protocol, is a simple standardized auricular treatment that includes but is not limited to addiction, such as the opioid epidemic, but also encompasses mental health, trauma, PTSD, chronic stress, and the symptoms associated with these conditions. NADA protocol is a simple and accessible … Continue reading NADA & ATP Protocol for trauma

Survivor’s Guilt PTSD

Survivor’s Guilt happens when an individual experiences feeling of guilt because they survived a life-threatening event when others didn't. Survivor’s guilt is a common reaction to life-threatening traumatic events, and a symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The symptoms of PTSD survivor guilt can vary, it depends on many factors. When people survive a traumatic … Continue reading Survivor’s Guilt PTSD

Big Pharma, Opioid addictions, Traditional Chinese Medicine | The Opioid pandemic

https://anchor.fm/anna--back/episodes/Big-Pharma--Opioid-addictions-and-Traditional-Chinese-Medicine-e1aacvl/a-a6tf7h4 I have had many clients, who came to me only after years, or even decades after becoming addicted to pain meds. They come in panic and despair. Still in pain, and sicker than before they started taking the meds, and with no other options available to them but acupuncture or a magic trick. They … Continue reading Big Pharma, Opioid addictions, Traditional Chinese Medicine | The Opioid pandemic

What is Structural Dissociation?

What is Structural Dissociation? https://anchor.fm/anna--back/episodes/What-is-Structural-Dissociation-e1aacve/a-a6uikj5 Chronically traumatized individuals can suffer from a form of dissociation known as structural dissociation. Structural dissociation causes the inability to regulate emotions and a chronic feeling of emptiness within, and is possibly misdiagnosed as a personality disorder called BPD. (Borderline personality disorder) Having structural dissociation means essentially a "split" into different … Continue reading What is Structural Dissociation?

POST-VIRAL SYNDROME, SIGNS OF INFLAMMATION AND HOW TO FIX IT

https://anchor.fm/anna--back/episodes/POST-VIRAL-SYNDROME--SIGNS-OF-INFLAMMATION-AND-HOW-TO-FIX-IT-e1aacvc https://anchor.fm/anna--back/episodes/POST-VIRAL-SYNDROME--SIGNS-OF-INFLAMMATION-AND-HOW-TO-FIX-IT-e1aacvc https://anchor.fm/anna--back/episodes/POST-VIRAL-SYNDROME--SIGNS-OF-INFLAMMATION-AND-HOW-TO-FIX-IT-e1aacvc Inflammation can operate undercover, without obvious symptoms. It can exist absolutely everywhere, showing up as a symptom for everything from fatigue, depression to osteoarthritis. But unlike some other symptoms, inflammation is invisible. You can suffer from it for years without even knowing! Let's go over what inflammation is, how to recognize even its … Continue reading POST-VIRAL SYNDROME, SIGNS OF INFLAMMATION AND HOW TO FIX IT

13 Ghost Points

Sun Si Miao (c. 7th century) developed the concept of “Phlegm” as the cause of mental disorders, it’s treatment is said to transcend space and time! The use of ghost points has been changed in modern Chinese medicine to mean “points used in the treatment of mood disorders” however, this is not the original meaning. The original intent of the points was to treat a literal invasion by a ghost. Furthermore, there are other and more complex treatments for ghosts, besides Sun Si Miao’s 13 ghost points, and the spirit world is indeed deep and mysterious in the ancient Chinese medical traditions.

Cupping therapy

Cupping is a type of bodywork therapy that originated in China. It involves placing cups on the skin to create suction, like an inverse of massage.The suction helps facilitate the flow of “qi” in the body. Qi is a Chinese word meaning life force, or vital energy. Cupping helps balance yin and yang within the body. Restoring … Continue reading Cupping therapy

Trigger points and referred pain

If you are suffering from any of the following, you may have referred pain from the upper trapezius trigger points: Headaches on the temples or tension headaches, facial, temple, or jaw pain, pain behind the eye, dizziness or vertigo (in conjunction with the sternocleidomastoid muscle), severe neck pain, a stiff neck, or limited range-of-motion and … Continue reading Trigger points and referred pain

Bladder problems and acupuncture

Overactive bladder affects 16-18% of the US adult population with a higher incidence in the elderly.  The expense to the healthcare system is approximately $12 billion annually. Incontinence is responsible for up to 10% of nursing home admissions for people adding an adding an additional $6 billion. Incontinence is a condition that can lead to … Continue reading Bladder problems and acupuncture