According to WebMD, "nearly 8 out of 10 people will have back pain at some point in their life." That's a staggering number of people! With the current opioid crisis, a lot of patients are seeking alternative ways to deal with their pain.  Low back pain is the most com...

We all know when you have any aches, pains or injuries, you’re supposed to ice the area, right? Wrong!

For some reason, we’ve all grown up here in the US being told we should apply ice to any and all injuries. Unfortunately, upon closer inspection, this does not seem to...

If you are in the Las Vegas area then you know that we've had a rough allergy season this year! It may seem odd to still be talking allergies in mid-June, but it's been so prevalent in patients that we have been seeing lately that it can't be ignored! 

Acupuncture has b...

We got great weather this past Saturday out at the American Patriot Festival at the Craig Ranch Regional Park. It was a fantastic event! We were situated directly across from the food trucks (perfect location if you ask me! It smelled great all day! lol)

We met tons of...

Many non-acupuncturists out there will tell you that dry needling and acupuncture are separate and distinct procedures that seem similar but are different. That is incorrect, and here's why.

It's spring time again here in the desert! And by "spring time" I mean that blink-and-you-almost-missed-it time here in Vegas where the evenings are cool and the daytime highs are in the upper 70s and low 80s. Really, don't blink, it's going to be surface-of-the-sun ho...

It's been all over the news recently - you've probably heard it - the United States is facing an epidemic of overdoses and addiction from opioid use. According the CDC, "As many as 1 in 4 people who receive prescription opioids long term for noncancer pain in primary c...

Cupping got a lot of attention during the summer Olympics when swimmer Michael Phelps was spotted with some odd looking round bruises on his shoulders and upper back. Needless to say, we were fielding questions left and right about what cupping is, what we use it for,...