Holistic Health Collective

Acute Healing and Acupuncture – Can Acupuncture Help with Acute Injuries?

acute injury and acupuncture

Above are photos (photo permission received) of patients at the Uplift Health Clinic (an integrative medicine and acupuncture clinic located in Grand Rapids, MI) who have been treated for acute injuries using acupuncture. A medical acupuncture clinic may not be the first place you stop at after sustaining such a major injury but it might […]

Beyond Acupuncture Needles — Other Commonly Used Tools in Acupuncture

An assortment of acupuncture tools

Are you a resident of Grand Rapids, MI curious about acupuncture and wanting to learn more about what it is?  Here is a quick synopsis of what types of acupuncture equipment are used in my office. Acupuncture treatments typically involve use of needles but there are also several tools you may not recognize that are […]

Meridians the Energetic Channels of the Body [How Does Acupuncture Work Series]

I often get asked by many people including friends, family, patients.  How does acupuncture work?  Or does acupuncture really work?  I will be posting periodically on this topic and hopefully can provide you with some more insight on this fascinating topic about this ancient form of healing, from both a traditional and modern point of […]

Does acupuncture help with neuropathy?

What is neuropathy? Neuropathy occurs when part of your nervous system has been damaged or some other miscommunication has occurred between the peripheral and central nervous system.  Dysfunctions can occur at the level of the peripheral nerve, spinal cord, and or the brain.  It can cause a sensation of numbness, tingling, or pain.  It can […]