As an expectant mother, it’s no surprise that your focus is on the health and well being of your child. This includes changing the way you eat, changing your day-to-day pace, and avoiding stress. You are willing to make sacrifices and be more disciplined as you put the health of your child first.
Acupuncture is a treatment for pain that has been around for centuries. Based on sixteenth century Chinese medical beliefs that all pain and illness is based on an imbalance of energy in the body, acupuncture is still widely used in both eastern and western cultures to treat many different ailments.
What is the difference between pins and needles and peripheral neuropathy? Most of us have probably experienced the odd feeling of having our hand, leg or foot “fall asleep” which often includes a feeling of numbness or a sensation of pins and needles. This is a very common condition that can happen to just about anyone and is very temporary. It is usually caused when we have sat or slept in an awkward position for too long. [Read more…]