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What is Free in Freedom?

By |July 3rd, 2019|acupuncture, Anxiety/Stress, Back Pain, Chinese Medicine, Drugs, Pain|

What is Free in Freedom?

NOW SERVING VETERANS FOR FREE!

GREAT NEWS FOR VETERANS (Who do you know?)

Dr. David Martin, Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Physician at Lotus Blossom Clinic, has recently become a fully-approved Provider under the V.A. Health System. The obligatory governmental hurdles have been crossed!  Dr. David Martin now has All-Systems-Ready to treat U.S. Veterans at No Cost, not even a co-pay.  Simply obtain a Referral from an M.D. in the Veterans Administration, and Dr. David can begin treatment.

Acupuncture is highly effective for pain, PTSD, and other chronic and “odd’ conditions.  […]

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CBD CURES & RUMORS: What you don’t know about CBD could save you!

By |January 29th, 2019|acupuncture, Aging Gracefully, Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Back Pain, Cancer, Cardiovascular and Diabetes, Chinese Medicine, Drugs, Pain, Uncategorized|

CBD “CURES & RUMORS” is an ongoing health series about the comprehensive cannabis plant.

BIG NEWS: On December 21, 2018 CBD finally became Legal–at the Federal Level–in the United States. With this recent legalization, CBD–a non-psychotropic compound found in the Cannabis Plant (aka “marijuana”) —is set to make an even bigger splash into Holistic and Natural Medicine usage. It will also continue marching into leading-edge, mainstream medical practices. This is the first article […]

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Acupuncture and the Opioid Crisis

By |June 27th, 2018|acupuncture, Back Pain, Chinese Medicine, Drugs, Pain|

By Dr. David Martin, Acupuncture Physician, D.O.M.

 

The Opioid Crisis is making headlines these days.  National leaders are beginning to pay attention to this ongoing and expanding situation of overuse of opioids, a class of substances  which include heroin as well as prescription pain killers such as Oxycodone, codeine, morphine, or Fentanyl.  Essentially the opioids interact with nerve and brain function. These medications are very strong and have a powerful effect on the entire body, brain and mind.

 

Since the 1990’s, when the amount of opioids prescribed to patients began to grow, the number of overdoses and deaths from prescription opioids […]

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Acupuncture and Back Pain

By |December 28th, 2017|acupuncture, Back Pain, Pain|

Acupuncture and Back Pain

Back PainBack pain is common.

Almost all of us has experience back pain at one time or another. It is very common and one of the main complaints among Americans.  It is from this complaint that we seek medical attention and lose days from work more often than almost any other. The statistic that I have read says that about 50% of us will experience this pain in our lives.

 

What causes back pain?

The Back is very complex. If you look at just the spine with 7 cervical, […]

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Back Pain

By |April 26th, 2011|Back Pain|

Back Pain

This medicine is very effective at relieving Back Pain. Back Pain is a very common ailment, especially among the elderly.  In western medical terms can be caused by damaged disks, alignment problems, soft tissue problems referred pain, or muscle problems.  In my practice I work to get to the root of the back pain, because the pain itself is often a symptom of the real problem.  I treat both the immediate pain and the root of the problem at the same time

In Asian Medicine we have a variety of causes for back pain.

Qi stagnation

Qi is pronounced “Chee” . […]

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