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Acupuncture for Sciatica - Typical Case 2

Posted by Peng Zhang on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, In : Nervous system 
79 year-old Jean got out of bed one morning with a terrible pain from the right hip down to her right knee and shin. It came without any reason and was so intense that she could hardly move. She went to see the doctor and was asked to take 16 tablets each day. Unfortunately she felt sick, dizzy and sleepy after taking them, and the pain didn't get any better. She had been in agony for 3 weeks before coming to my clinic. It was her daughter who benefitted from my treatment in the past persuade...
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Acupuncture for Sciatic Pain - Typical Case 1

Posted by Peng Zhang on Monday, November 14, 2011, In : Nervous system 

Valery is a 58-year-old housewife. She had a sciatic pain on and off for about 12 years, and x-ray showed a slipped disc in her lower spine. A few months ago she had a fall, which made the pain a lot worse, even walking became a problem. The pain was from the lower back through the left thigh all the way down to her left foot. When she first came to my clinic, climbing up the stairs was a real struggle. After the first session of acupuncture, she could already walk better and climb up the sta...


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